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Dog Ear Infection Symptoms and What to Do About It

Unfortunately, dog ear infections are fairly common. This is why it's vital that dog owners understand the potential symptoms of an ear infection so they can identify any problems quickly. Ear ..
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Crate Training is the Ultimate Tool

The crate can be an extremely powerful training tool for a puppy. It has to be used correctly, but if it is then you'll find it'll make your training a lot easier. There are many mistakes people make .
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How to Tell Your Cat Loves You

Cats have a reputation for being disloyal, at least compared with dogs. However that can be an unfair reputation in most cases. Your cat will often show its affection for you, and it's important to ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Foods Your Dog Shouldnt Eat

If your dogs are anything like mine, they will eat pretty much anything, whether it is good for them or not. With this comes responsibility for the owner as not only must you make sure your dog eats ..
(June 17, 2008)
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Stop Your Dog Barking Once and For All

Dogs barking can be an annoyance at best, an embarrassment and stress causer at worse. There is nothing more annoying than having a neighbour who has a dog that barks continually. Don't be that ..
(June 17, 2008)
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Stop Your Cat Biting

Contrary to popular belief, cats (and other animals) don't just bite to inflict pain or through aggression, but may also bite to be playful or even show affection. In other cases, a cat may bite to ..
(June 17, 2008)
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Stop Your Dogs Annoying Begging Behaviour

Many times I've been to a friends house for dinner, and ate while a dog sites by the table begging for food, and I always wonder how they put up with it everyday. There is nothing more annoying than ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Stop Your Cat Scratching Once and For All

Like most pets, it is important to remember that while cats are domesticated to a certain extent, they still have many of their natural instincts left over. That's why they prey on mice and other ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Stop Your Dog Ruining the Garden by Digging

If dogs are left in a garden for long periods of time on their own, it is almost inevitable that at some stage the garden is going to get dug up. Without proper training and being taught it is wrong, .
(June 19, 2008)
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Three Things Your Dog Wants You to Know

Being a good dog owner isn't just about feeding, exercise and affection. It's important to understand your dog and what it is trying to tell you. Of course, dogs can't actually tell you what they are .
(June 20, 2008)
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Is a Dog Right For You?

Having a dog can be a wonderful experience. Dogs can make brilliant companions, and are a lot of fun. Not to mention the extra exercise you can get from walking the dog However a dog is a lot of ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Buying a Dog Choosing a Breeder

There are several choices as to where to buy a dog from. You can go to breeders, rescue shelters or pet stores. In this article I will be explaining how to find the right breeder for you. Buying ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Teaching Your Dog the Come Command

The very basic command that all dogs should be taught first is the “come" command. While a well behaved dog should always respond to the command “come", the real test is whether your dog ..
(June 21, 2008)
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Teaching Your Dog to Lie Down in Three Easy Steps

Once your dog has learned to sit, there are several other commands that it is essential to learn. A well trained dog is a well behaved dog, and in turn is a safe dog. It is vital that a dog is ..
(June 21, 2008)
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Three Tips to Effective Dog Training

Dog training can be a difficult process, especially is you aren't entirely sure of the right techniques. Learning how to train a dog is possible for anyone though. To make it easier to train a dog, ..
(June 21, 2008)
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Walk Your Dog Without a Lead With Confidence

As a dog owner, the last thing you want when walking your dog is to have to keep it on a lead. A dog will get much more exercise and have more fun if it is allowed to run and roam where it pleases ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Dog Training Basics The Essentials to Having a Well Trained Dog

Dog training is a complex process, but one that should be fun for both owner and dog. If you find yourself getting stressed or angry during dog training, it is definitely time to take a break! You ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Dog Breed Differences Choosing the Right Dog For You

Getting a dog is an exciting time, but it is important to choose the right breed for you, your family and your lifestyle. Dogs have been bred for over 10000 years, so each breed has its own ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Games Your Dog Can Play With Children

Playing with dogs can be a lot of fun for adults or children, but it is important that a dog is well trained and obedient otherwise games could turn nasty. This is obviously especially important when .
(June 25, 2008)
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Get the Most Out of Crate Training Your Dog

Many dog owners see a crate or “cage" and immediately think it would be cruel to put a puppy in there because it is like a jail. That's simply not the case though, as a crate will provide the ..
(June 25, 2008)
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House Train Your Dog in Simple Steps

Whether you have a new puppy or older dog, it is important to house train them as quickly as possible. A lot of dog owners will punish their new dog if they make a mess in the house, but this is the ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Stop Your Dog Chasing Bikes

Humans have been breeding dogs for over 10000 years, and some characteristics are ingrained into their behaviour. One of these behaviours is the desire to chase moving objects, which includes bikes ..
(June 26, 2008)
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Stop Your Dog Chasing Other Animals

Dogs lived for many more years in packs than they have done with humans, so it is only to be expected that they have some instincts left over from their pack days. One of these is chasing other ..
(June 26, 2008)
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Dog Behaviour Refusing to Come

Not all dogs are easy to train, and some will be more stubborn than others. When normal training techniques don't work on a dog it is time to try something a bit different. All dogs have the ability ..
(June 26, 2008)
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Dog Handling Getting Your Dog Comfortable With All People

Dog handling is an important part of bringing up a dog. You don't want the dog to be nervous around people, as it is far more likely to get aggressive if it is. Following a few simple steps when you ..
(June 27, 2008)
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