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Collar Color Code needed?

We are so tired of hearing stories about people who randomly approach other people’s dogs and assume they can pet them. The owners even ask them NOT to approach and the stranger does it anyway – often saying “oh, dogs …

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We all have to walk the walk sometimes

Today we want to talk about ‘walking the talk’.

Whenever I see an animal in need of a home I sidle up to Doug and sweetly flutter my eyelashes at him and beg – ‘but he’s so cute’, or ‘no …

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Dog Shows – Purebred Dogs – Ethical Breeding Issues

From Marko, Admin:
Doug & Elizabeth Simpson from tenderfoottraining.com have decades of experience in dog training and solving canine behavioral problems. Their techniques are based on the mutual  trust, love and respect that dogs and owners have for each other.  …

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February photography theme on Pets.ca – Love

Every month for the past few years, members of the Pets.ca forum take pictures of their pets according to a set theme. This month the photo challenge theme is Love. We already have some amazing pics posted and we are …

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Perfect Dog – Except for…

Your dog is your pride and joy. And you get so much positive feedback about his demeanor from friends, neighbors, and even your vet. He’s been called ‘the perfect dog’. One catch though. Spot, the dog around the corner, makes …

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Dog Training Treats

Dog Training Treats

So many choices… so many options. But what to choose as a treat when training your dog?

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Roaming cats can be a problem

Roaming cats can be a problem

Your neighbors have asked you time and again to keep your cat away from their property.

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What’s a good quality cat food?

What’s a good quality cat food?

Here is a good composite for your cat’s food: Protein 32%, Fat 18%, Fiber 3%. Sound good right? Well what if you were told that this in the composite from a pair of old leather boots, used motor oil, and …

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3 signs of canine ear infections

3 signs of canine ear infections

Many dogs, especially dogs with floppy ears, develop ear infections in their lifetime. Common causes for ear infections include moisture in the ear, (either from the ear not breathing because the flap closes it or from swimming) and allergies (both …

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Water Consumption – What’s Normal?

Water Consumption – What’s Normal?

Have you ever paid close attention to your dog’s water drinking habits? Probably not, since it’s such a normal part of his/her everyday routine. What is the norm though, and why do some dogs drink more than others?

Weather obviously …

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