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Is a Scottish Terrier Puppy Right for You & Your Family?

In the late 1800s, the Scottish Terrier breed traveled from Scotland and was introduced to the US for the first time. This breed of dog is often referred to as a Scottie. You may be familiar with the Scottish Terrier already since a few of our United States presidents, , , and Bush, had them […]

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Ouch! When teeth and hands connect, bites may be beastly

Hand injuries are frequently caused by human and animal bites, prompting as many as 330,000 emergency department visits in the United States each year. A literature review appearing in the January issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) outlines the potential complications of human and animal bites to the hand, […]

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5 Tips For Training Your Golden Retriever

Question of the day: Do you think your puppy might like a “tuggotoy“? Golden Retrievers were originally bred in the Scottish Highlands as hunting dogs. According to the American Kennel Club, Golden Retrievers are now the third most popular breed in the United States. These dogs are smart, lively, affectionate and highly adaptable. They can be […]

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How to Celebrate Your Dog’s Birthday

Birthday parties are fun. It’s the day your coming into the world is celebrated. The birthday celebration includes special foods, songs, a cake and attractively wrapped gifts. When we think of friends and family, we think of people. What if your loved one is a dog? A dog is a member of the family too, […]

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Training Tips For Your Boxer Puppy

The sixth most popular breed in the United States is boxers because they are known to be the most intelligent and trustworthy. When owners get their boxer puppies, training should begin immediately. Despite their menacing appearances, this breed has some interesting traits making them simple to care for and family favorites. Training Tip #1: Know […]

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How to Become a Dog Groomer

There are some wonderful careers that involve being close to animals, from working as a Zoo keeper to helping out in boarding kennels. If you love dogs then you might want to consider a job that means you work with them as a dog groomer. There are accredited courses which have been developed by the […]

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Well-Trained Golden Retrievers

Well-Trained Golden Retrievers With their golden coats and cheerful nature, trained golden retrievers make fantastic pets. Golden retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States, because they are beautiful, friendly, and intelligent. That intelligence means that they can be highly trained. You could, of course, train them yourself—but getting a […]

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Black Labrador Christmas Cards

HitTail tells me someone is looking for Black Labrador Christmas Cards on the Bing search engine.  Here ya go. I found 11 great cards from Zazzle. The first two are basically the same picture with different text. Number four should really appeal to blank lab owners. Personally, I really like number nine. Black Labs, being […]

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Pitbulls in America

Editor’s note: Discover the best dog food for Pitbulls. The Loyal Working Companion Dog: American Pit Bull Terrier This breed of dog, also fondly called as APBT, is known for its loyalty and intelligence. The dogs with this breed make excellent companions since they are very aggressive because of their protective nature. The following are […]

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10 Labrador Retriever Christmas Cards

Labradors are outgoing and friendly dogs that sport yellow, black or brown fur. Most of them are pretty good at retrieving and are often used as guide dogs for the blind. They enjoy carrying objects around in their mouths and are known as chewers. Labradors are  very sensitive and very territorial. Their furs are observed […]

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