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  • 27 Jul 16:45
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NO DOGS How to Manage with a Dog who is Selective About Other Doggy Friends By Katie Shannon You are out for a nice walk with your pooch when (dun, dun, dun) you see a dog approaching, coming ...

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  • 27 Jul 16:38
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10 Tips for Living with a Nervous Dog BY Katie Shannon @pet_IQ Living with a nervous dog is a challenging problem. Owners need to be realistic about their goals and what outcome they desire. Not e...

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  • 27 Jul 16:06
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DO NOT FEED 10 Signs Your Dog May Have Allergies or Food Sensitivities By Katie Shannon Just like people, dogs can suffer from allergies and food sensitivities. While more dogs have sensitive...

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  • 27 Jul 15:52
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10 Tips for Living with a Deaf Dog Caring for a dog with the loss of one of the major senses can be a huge task to tackle. Often requiring more care and attention of a special home, these dogs can...

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  • 27 Jul 15:22
  • Jenny Parker

CAUTION DOGS This is a tough group to belong to; the dogs categorized as needing to be approached with caution. I sympathise with all who are experiencing the challenge of owning one of these dogs,...

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  • 27 Jul 14:57
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BLIND DOG 10 Tips for Living with a Blind Dog By Katie Shannon Losing use of one of your senses can be a real challenge, including for our dogs. Many dogs will loose eye sight over time with age...

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  • 27 Jul 13:16
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  ADOPT ME! 10 Tips for Finding the Perfect Forever Home for Your Foster Dog By Katie Shannon 10. Profile: Create a captivating profile by including interesting quirks, personality traits and fav...

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  • 14 Apr 12:57
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Even early development with children begins to associate green, red and yellow/orange with the traffic light system and their corresponding meanings.  Worldwide traffic light colors are consisten...

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  • 24 Jan 10:59
  • Jenny Parker

There is a saying in rescue that when you foster one dog, you save two lives; the dog you fostered, and for one more, by opening another space for one to be brought into the rescue system. There i...

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  • 07 Nov 12:48
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Usually, when you have a CAUTION dog, you feel the need to warn the general population, whether that be people or their dogs. So if you feel that others need to be warned, why would you need to pro...

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  • 28 Sep 09:10
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When travelling to a new location, the cultural norms relating to dogs may be different from what you are used to. Bupa Pet Insurance recently acknowledged our collar as an essential item for your ...

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  • 21 Sep 10:54
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We’ve all had the experience of coming across an overly friendly dog. That's when the owner of the dog says it – those six little words that are supposed to diffuse the situation – “It’s okay, my d...

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Pets of the Homeless help feed and provide basic emergency veterinary care to companion animals of the homeless. Friendly Dog Collars are the proud official provider of all collars and leads.

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Although some dogs may never completely get over their nervousness, there are a few simple things you can do to make your dog feel more comfortable.

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  • Posted on 27 Jul 16:45
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NO DOGS How to Manage with a Dog who is Selective About Other Doggy Friends By Katie Shannon You are out for a nice walk with your pooch when (dun, dun, dun) you see a dog approaching, coming in full tilt towards you. The oblivious owner in tow, “Oh he is GREAT with other dogs”. You just want to scream “WELL MINE’S NOT! Can you please call your dog??” You start to feel your body tense; your hands fasten to a white knuckle grip on your leash. Your dog locks eyes on the target, hackles raise. “Oh, please not today”, you’re thinking, “we just wanted to have a relaxing walk”. 10. Remain C...

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  • Posted on 27 Jul 16:38
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10 Tips for Living with a Nervous Dog BY Katie Shannon @pet_IQ Living with a nervous dog is a challenging problem. Owners need to be realistic about their goals and what outcome they desire. Not every dog can learn to be completely comfortable in situations that make them nervous. Although working towards that outcome should be the ultimate goal, one must understand that improvement, at any level, is the desired response and a victory for both you and the dog. The main focus while living with a nervous dog should always be keeping them within their comfort zone, work on building confidence...

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  • Posted on 27 Jul 16:06
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DO NOT FEED 10 Signs Your Dog May Have Allergies or Food Sensitivities By Katie Shannon Just like people, dogs can suffer from allergies and food sensitivities. While more dogs have sensitives than true allergies, both can have a devastating impact on the overall health of your dog. Allergies can stem from food as well as environmental elements, and diagnosing them can be incredibly difficult. One of the best ways to work with food allergies is to put your dog on a strict diet; it is understandable the last thing you want is someone else feeding your pet unknown food. 10. Bowel move...

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