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How to Stop a Dog from Growling at Other Dogs for No Reason

It’s no fun when you’re taking a walk and your dog starts to get aggressive with other dogs. You’re enjoying the fresh air while, but your mutt is trying to start World War III with the dog from down the road. It can be embarrassing and awkward to handle. Dogs react badly to different dogs for various reasons. Understanding what …

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How to Stop Your Dog Chewing Furniture When Left Alone

Dogs have a natural instinct to chew. Giving their gums a workout comes as naturally to dogs as breathing, which is why so many of your furry friend’s toys revolve around popping hard plastics in their mouths. Naturally, this means that we want our dogs to be happy and comfortable, and to chew to their heart’s content – but not …

How to Stop a Dog from Jumping on Strangers

How to Stop a Dog from Jumping and Nipping When Excited

A concern for most pet owners is how they can stop their dog from jumping while on walks, or when they walk through the door. On the one hand, the sheer level of excitement that leads a dog to jump up is cute and endearing – especially when it is an adorable puppy. Naturally, when that tiny pup grows up …

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How to Stop a Dog from Whining When You Leave the Room

Owning a dog seems like a non-stop party of fun to an outsider looking in. After all, what’s not to love? It’s a constant stream of amusement, companionship, protection, and affection. This much is all true, but as any pooch parent will tell you, raising a dog to be happy, healthy and independent is also a whole lot of work. …

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My Dog Keeps Attacking My Other Dog (for No Reason)!

Having two dogs is like having two children. On the one hand, it can be great fun – you get double the playtimes, double the kisses, and cuddles, and perhaps best of all, they tend to keep each other company when we’re unable to amuse one of our canine companions. The dark side of running a two-dog household rears its …

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10 Hypoallergenic Dog Breeds for People with Allergies (and Why!)

For many people, having a dog might seem impossible due to allergies or breathing problems. Pet dander from dogs can trigger allergies, asthma, and more. But, certain breeds of dog are considered hypoallergenic. They are less likely to shed and release dander into the air. According to the American Kennel Club, there are no dogs that are 100% hypoallergenic. But, …