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National Dog Bite Prevention Week: Understanding Your Dog’s Signals

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It’s National Dog Bite Prevention Week, and you can help the cause by learning to understand your dog’s warning signs. This week was established by Doggone Safe, an organization devoted to promoting education that can help prevent dog bites and providing support for dog bite victims. The ultimate goal of this week is to help…

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REASONS WHY YOUR DOG IS PANTING

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Is he too hot, ill, excited, fearful, or in pain? Yes. Dogs might be panting for any of these reasons. Many doggie actions are just accepted by owners. These include big wet kisses, an excited bark (whenever the word “walk” is mentioned) and their pup’s mouth open with tongue hanging out, panting after playtime. Let’s…

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Does Your Dog Like to Swim?

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Did you introduce your dog to water and he or she absolutely loves the water? Or maybe the opposite…you introduced them to water and your dog just does not want anything to do with it. Some dogs like to swim; some dogs do not. Animal Planet writes that when it comes to swimming, canines generally fall into one…

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Dogs and Cats Eat Grass…. Why?

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Why dogs and cats eat grass is a common question. Do they just like the way it tastes? In researching why they choose to eat it, we found that this can be normal for both dogs and cats. There are some theories as to why this is the case.   For cats, one theory according to…

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BITE PREVENTION WEEK

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Did you know that this week, from May 20 – 26, is Bite Prevention Week? This initiative was created by the non-profit organization Doggone Safe whose mission is dog bite prevention through education. Their goal is to not only protect children from dog bites that could have been prevented by knowing dog body language, but…

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