How can I tell if my dog is in heat and how to handle it

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Dear dog-lover, This comprehensive article is solely dedicated to female dogs in heat so that after reading the owner would have a complete understanding of this period and how to handle it. Symptoms of heat vary throughout the cycle. It is crucial to recognize them if you are an owner of a female dog that is …

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Dog Feeding Schedule – Should I do it and if so, how?

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When it comes to feeding our beloved four-legged companion, people use different methods. Well first, you can feed your dog with a dog food or human food, but that’s not what this article is made about. We wanted to explain the difference between free feeding and scheduled dog meals, which is better and how to start feeding your dog on a schedule. Let’s say you are using a dog food. Do you just refill your dog’s bowl as soon as it’s empty or you only fill it at specific times a day? Believe or not, but the way how you feed your dog can impact not only your dog but also other animals as well as yourself.

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Stopping your Cat from stealing Dog food

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Ever found your cat feasting on your dog’s bowl? In most cases, it won’t do much harm if your cat grabs few pieces of dog food. However, if this happens on a daily basis, some boundaries have to be made. If you own two pets that live together, it’s very important to distinguish their feeding bowls. It’s a very bad idea to feed multiple pets – cats and dogs with a single food bowl. Each of your beloved companions has to have its own bed, water bowl, and food bowl.

But what to do if you cat keeps returning to dishes that are meant for your dog? This is why we have created this article to help you learn and fix this seemingly harmless issue.

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Best dog breeds for families with kids and what to consider

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Is the idea of adding a new family member to your household becoming an increasing concern as you want to please your children (and yourselves) but also be reasonable and make the right decision and choose the “best” dog breed? If someone just tells there’s one best dog breed for kids without any considerations taken …

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Best Dog Nail Clippers 2018 with How to Guide

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As we, humans, have to keep ourselves in shape by brushing teeth, cutting hair and clipping nails, our four-legged companions also may require some additional grooming besides the regular bathing and coat brushing. This isn’t only about appearance but also your dog’s health. One of these things that dog owners often don’t do is clipping or trimming your pet’s nails. In fact, if there is a need to shorten your dog’s nails and you don’t pay attention to it, your beloved pup might end up with serious health issues that can affect its life quality.

We have seen many damaged dog nails in our clinics because dog owners didn’t trim their dog’s nails or did it the wrong way by not using proper nail clippers or technique. This article is all about managing your dog’s nails, choosing the best dog nail clippers and learning how to do this seemingly hard task.

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The great debate: Do dogs dream?

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Dogs definitely tend to sleep more than humans – some records show 14 hours on average per day. Because of this, and because we’ve grown so fond of these beings by considering them part of our family and best friends, it’s only normal for human’s inquisitive nature to start wondering and ask whether these lovely …

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The truth: Why dogs are carnivores and the appropriate HP-LC diet

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Are dogs carnivores or omnivores? The simple truth is answered within the title of this article but we will explain explicitly why that’s true and not the other way around, and also highlight how important a proper meal plan is – an appropriate HP-LC diet (for your information, HP stands for protein, LC – carbohydrates). …

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HM tip: How to help your dog and cat get along

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Dogs and cats living together in peace – is that something extraordinary, or completely achievable for every household? We know you’d like to hear it’s the latter, and some articles might claim it’s true, however, in reality, that’d be a huge exaggeration… AND YET, you can, in fact, increase drastically the chances of success for …

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HM tip: How to stop your dog from digging in the garden

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Do you have a well arranged garden and the last thing you want is unconventional art in a form of holes in the ground that doesn’t suit your taste? Has your garden and its colorful content have already been affected by the paw of your four-legged friend? No matter the background, if you’d like to …

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How to find the best dog harness – Top picks and tips

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Dear dog-lover, Before you go straight to our highly-researched top picks of the best harness for your dog, ensure you read these informative and easy-to-follow guidelines first. Why choose dog harness instead of a simple leash? Dog owners won’t have any problems to keep their pets on a leash without harming them if they use …

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