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7 Christmas Gifts for Dogs

September 26, 2022 3 min read

Christmas is coming up faster than you think, and with shipping delays very likely close to the holidays, ordering early is always a good idea. If you’d like to spoil your dog with some presents this year, but aren’t sure what to get them, we’ve got you covered with seven ideas for Christmas presents for dogs — from premium treats for dogs to a brand new dog bed:
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Best Low-Energy Dog Breeds

September 22, 2022 7 min read

Owning a dog often conjures up images of multiple walks a day and rigorous hikes on the weekends. That’s awesome if you’re an active person, but that might not be realistic for your lifestyle if you work a lot or aren’t that active. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t or shouldn’t adopt a dog. There are plenty of low-energy dog breeds out there that are happy to chew on bully sticks for dogs all day. You just need to find the perfect one for your lifestyle. In this ultimate guide, we’ll discuss whether or not you should look into getting low-energy dog breeds, and then cover 12 of the most popular low-energy dog breeds.
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8 Best Dog Breeds for Families

September 07, 2022 8 min read

For many people, their family simply isn’t complete without a furry loved one (or two, or three, or more). But not all dog breeds do well with children or other dogs, which means that you can’t just bring home the first pup you see and start spoiling it with treats for dogs.
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How to Stop Puppies from Biting

September 02, 2022 3 min read

Bringing home a new puppy means lots of playtime, petting, and walks around the block. But with most new dogs, it also means biting. If you’ve ever adopted a puppy, you’ve probably noticed their eagerness to nip at everything around them. It begs the question…is there a way to stop puppies from biting?
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How to Socialize a Reactive Dog

September 01, 2022 3 min read

Reactive dogs may bark, growl, lunge, and even try to bite when confronted with one of their triggers. This makes them hard to socialize and sometimes even take them out of the house — but with proper training, you can eventually desensitize your reactive dog to their triggers and start socializing them in public. Here are six tips for training a reactive dog:
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A Pet Owner's Guide: How to Calm a Dog During a Storm

August 31, 2022 7 min read

A loud thunderstorm can be enough to turn even the biggest, toughest guard dog into a quivering puddle of fur. If your dog is afraid of thunder and lightning, then the summer storm season can be tough for you all — but there are ways to help your pup cope with their fear of storms.
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