5 Surprising Animal Shelter Facts And Myths

5 Surprising Animal Shelter Facts & Myths

There are plenty of really good reasons to adopt a rescue or shelter pet rather than buy from a breeder or pet store. They are more humane than puppy mills, the animals are great, and best of all, getting a pet from a shelter saves it from being one of the 2.7 million pets who are euthanized each year.

Yet, people are still apprehensive about adopting a pet from a … Read the rest >>

7 Benefits Of Olive Oil For Dogs

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It is common knowledge that fresh extra virgin olive oil is great on a salad, a marvelous cooking aid, and has quite a few health benefits for us humans. But did you also know that dogs can appreciate this wonderful culinary ingredient in much the same way?

Some wet dog foods already include olive oil as an ingredient, but these are mostly foods of the wet variety. Fortunately, adding olive … Read the rest >>

Tips for Take Your Dog to Work Day

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If you are lucky, your work place might be one of those which designate a day during which employees can bring their dogs to accompany them while they work. This can be lots of fun for employees and dogs love it because they get to mingle with other dogs and finally find out where their humans go all day.

But the benefits do not end there. Studies have shown that … Read the rest >>

10 Cute Wrinkled Dog Breeds

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What is more cute than a winkled up dog? Not much, which is why so many people are on the search for one of those dogs to add to their family.

However, it is important to recognize that they are a lot more than just adorable looks. This is because dogs with wrinkles come with some extra care and responsibility. We must make sure that we wash in between the … Read the rest >>

Pet Photography Done The Right Way (Without a Fancy Camera)

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Our dogs and cats are the cutest, most adorable beings to walk the earth. We know it’s true. And yet, it can be incredibly challenging to take a good picture of them. It is not that they aren’t photogenic. They are. They are just much more concerned with all of the wonderful things this world has to offer, than creating precious memories with that mysterious device you call a camera. … Read the rest >>

How to Be a Professional Dog Walker

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The image of a professional dog walker is not perceived to depict the most glamorous of dog related professions, but dog walking can be a truly rewarding career for the right person. Dog walkers, simply put, walk other people’s dogs. They are known to walk as many as ten dogs at a time. They are mostly found in major metropolitan areas where apartment bound dogs are in need of exercise … Read the rest >>

5 Stories Proving That There is a Hero in All Dogs

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There are plenty of great reasons to have a dog. The companionship and love they provide cannot be overstated. They also happen to be brilliant and helpful animals in all sorts of situations. When the love they have for their humans combines with their special canine capabilities, dogs are able to execute extraordinary acts of heroism.  The heroics of dogs extend far beyond barking when an intruder approaches your home. … Read the rest >>