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Spotted Dog Breeds – List of Dogs with Spotted Skin

  There are many breeds of dogs that have spotted skin. Spots come in different sizes and shapes. They can be as small as a freckle or large patches. Here is a list of some dog breeds that can have spotted skin: American Hairless Terrier Dalmatian English Setter English Springer Spaniel Bluetick Coonhound Catahoula Hound […]

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Detection Labradors Hunted Pythons

Auburn University in Auburn Alabama has a program called EcoDogs. EcoDogs is a project designed to train dogs to find plant and animal species or their signs to benefit ecological research, management or conservation. A few years ago the Army Corp of Engineers approached Auburn University to see if dogs could be trained to seek […]

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Dealing with Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Some dogs suffer from separation anxiety when left alone. It’s not clear why this happens although there can be contributing factors – if you’ve spent a period of time constantly with your dog, after your dog has spent time in a shelter or kennel, if your dog is rarely alone or any changes in your […]

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How do I choose a Dog?

How do I choose a Dog? The first thing you should do is ask yourself some questions? Will the dog’s temperament match my lifestyle? Do I want a purebred or a mixed breed? Do I want a puppy or an older dog? What kind of dog is suitable for children? What size dog do I want? […]

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Bedbug Sniffing Dogs

Bedbugs have become an increasing problem in cities across the U.S. It may be close to reaching epidemic proportions. Experts believe New York City to be the place where bedbug infestation began. And they can be found anyplace – hotels, motels, private homes, apartment houses. Bedbugs are little creatures that live by sucking the blood […]

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Canines and Cars

Most dogs enjoy riding in cars. They are delighted to be out with their best friend, seeing sights and hearing sounds that are new and interesting. But there are dangerous situations which can turn deadly while driving with your dog. It may look cute to see a dog hanging out of a car window, seemingly […]

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Tug-Of-War – Good or Bad

Playing tug-of-war with the correct rules can be a fun game for you and your dog. But before you play, you want to teach your dog the right way. If your dog has a lot of energy and loves to play, it’s great exercise. If you have a puppy, it’s a good time to start […]

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Dog Myths, Facts and Urban Legends

Many common beliefs about dogs are simply not true. Myth: Dogs are sick when their noses are warm. Fact: The only way to find out if a dog has temperature is to measure it with a thermometer. Myth: All dogs like to be petted on their heads. Fact: Some do, some don’t. Myth: If a […]

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Would You Clone Your Pet

Stuffed animal versions of cats, dogs and many other pets are available for sale. But if you want an exact replica of your particular pet, you can have one made by a firm called Cuddle Clones based in Louisville, Kentucky. Jennifer Graham developed the idea of Cuddle Clones thanks to her beloved friend, a Great […]

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Calming Your Dog’s Fear of Loud Noises

Some dogs startle easily and become fearful of any loud noises like thunderstorms, fireworks, the vacuum cleaner. They may exhibit this fear by whining, trembling, hiding, panting or pacing. You can try to condition your dog to ignore loud noises using several methods. Purchase a CD of loud noises that include the crack of thunder, […]