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Why Do Dogs Love Stuffed Animals?

Dogs adore stuffed toys. How many of you have observed a puppy bearing around a stuffed animal about as big as the puppy him or herself? Various dogs like to play with those toys, chewing, shaking, and cuddling them. They also carry them around and even use them as cushions during the sleep. Why? One theory is that dogs, particularly retrievers, like taking items in their mouth. Another possible explanation is that they are training hunting that way. Let’s try to learn more about mysterious passion for the stuffed toys.

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Claritin Dosage for Dogs (+Handy Chart Included)

Ever seen your dog scrap too much, bite feet and legs, get a stomach upset, sneeze, or have red, itchy eyes? He might well experience those allergies. Common allergens might include fleas, pet dander, spider mites, bed bug bites, etc. In this article, we look at treating Claritin for dogs, including doses, risks and benefits and alternative therapies for sniffles, sneezes, and more. If you are interested in a particular topic related to Claritin and dogs, then use the table of contents below to jump to the most relevant section. And you can always go back by clicking on the black arrow...

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How Long Do Huskies Live?

Husky type dogs originally were landrace breeds kept by Arctic indigenous peoples. Husky is a generic name for a sled-type of canine cultivated in northern regions and developed by Arctic natives.  Those dogs were distinguished from other sled-types by their quick pulling method. With time Husky transformed into the various breeds, recognized by many kennel organizations, including Labrador Husky, Siberian Husky and even the one related to  Akita Inu and Japanese Spitz, called The Sakhalin Husky. In this article, we will focus on the life expectancy of Siberian and Alaskan Huskies, two of the most popular types. Siberian husky lifespan...

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How to Put Your Dog on a Diet? (Fat Dogs Owners Only!)

According to the newest veterinary studies, over half of our nation’s pets are overweight. It indicates that almost 80 million pets are at risk for promoting debilitating diabetes, crippling arthritis, debilitating diabetes, high blood pressure, horrifying heart disease,  and many forms of cancer. It’s tough to refuse your fluffy friend with the treat when he or she gives you that sad, hungry look, but don’t forget that the question “How to Put Your Dog on a Diet?” can be of vital importance. Begin with the following tips to encourage your dog to shed pounds and get healthier: Exercise more. Exercise...

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10 Best Behaved Dog Breeds

Certain owners want to expect a great degree of hospitality from their dogs. They want them to welcome their guests with generosity and play with their kids. Lonely, owners want their dogs to be all in one. They simply expect them to be their genuine companion. Well, such well-behaved manners are not innate in dogs. They need proper training of learning such behaviors. But there are certain breeds that have more tendencies to be well behaved.

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Can Dogs Eat Bell Peppers: Green, Red, Orange or Yellow?

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According to various experts, including writers from American Kennel Club, the question about bell peppers and dogs is easy to answer. Bell peppers and dogs are supposed to be friends.  But, I am sure, as a responsible pet parent, you deserve way more than just plain yes or no. You will need more data to make a fully informed judgment whether or not you should include these colorful vegetables in your pup’s diet.   Let’s have a look at some relevant research first.  First thing you should be aware of is that bell pepper is a part of nightshades plants family...

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Australian Shepherd Corgi Mix: Your Full Guide to the Breed

Officially called the Aussie Corgi, but also referred to as the Augie or sometimes Corgherd, this designer dog of the two great origin breeds obtains the short, chubby legs of Corgi and the vibe of the Australian Shepherd. Are you interested in a particular topic about the Australian Shepherd Corgi mix? Then use the table of contents below to jump to the most relevant section. And you can always go back by clicking on the black arrow in the right bottom corner of the page. Also, please note that some of the links in this article may be affiliate links. For...

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Beagle Lab Mix: Personality, Training and Care Tips

Blending one of the cutest (beagle) and one of the most awesome dogs breeds (labrador) definitely wasn’t such a bad idea.  And both are amongst the most loved dog breeds in the United States, as stated by the American Kennel Club (AKC), A crossbreed—often called ‘designer dog’ (and we covered the topic HERE) —is the result of two different purebred parents. And currently, more than always, owners are taking advantage of what some experts regard as a solution to the generational health problems that increasingly disturb purebred dogs. Despite where you stand, on the whole ‘designer dog’ concept, one thing...

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