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Teaching an older dog new tricks: Six things you should know

Teaching an older dog new tricks: Six things you should know

More people are adopting older dogs, according to recent news reports and books, but this raises a question: Can you actually train an older dog? The answer is a resounding yes, in spite of the time-worn cliché that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. So

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Biofields? Dogs hearts found to beat in sync with their owners

Biofields? Dogs hearts found to beat in sync with their owners

The concept of biofields – fields of energy that extend beyond the body – forms the major basis of many types of traditional, holistic and alternative medicine. Now, scientific support for this idea may have come in the form of an experiment performed on owners and their

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Chemicals in Dogs: 5 Red-Flag Warnings We Can’t Ignore

Chemicals in Dogs: 5 Red-Flag Warnings We Can’t Ignore

Whether your dog is cuddly and cute or tough, steadfast and stoic, most American canines have one thing in common: Chemicals in dogs are now detected at alarming levels, sometimes at levels 20+ times higher than what we’re seeing in humans. So what are the biggest threats

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Josh and Scout, A Patriot and His Companion Cat 

Josh and Scout, A Patriot and His Companion Cat 

“Josh & Scout” is the fourth film by Mutual Rescue and the third of the series they launched with PetSmart Charities for 2017. Josh was wounded in battle in Iraq when an explosive detonated within feet of him. Multiple concussions sustained from the attack led to constant

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Dog Potty Training: It’s Never Too Late

Dog Potty Training: It’s Never Too Late

This is all for you dog or new puppy owners who are still having issues with house potty training your dogs. Take heart, its never too late. I know it can be frustrating to deal with a dog that just can’t seem to get the idea that he/she

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Phosphates: The Pollution Question

Phosphates: The Pollution Question

As anyone who has an aquarium, be it salt or fresh water knows phosphates are a double edged sword. Too little phosphates means unhealthy fish, too many phosphates means unhealthy fish, with aquariums keeping a balance is a must. o what are the actions of phosphates and

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The Benefits of Music for Cats

The Benefits of Music for Cats

Does your cat disapprove of your taste in music? There’s a reason for that! Research shows that cats are more likely to be interested in cat music than human music, says Charles T. Snowdon , a Hilldale Professor Emeritus in the department of psychology at the University

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11 Tips to Introduce Dogs to New People and Other Dogs

11 Tips to Introduce Dogs to New People and Other Dogs

Introducing a shy or fearful dog to a new situation can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! These tips will help you ensure that your dog feels confident and comfortable around new pets and people. Does your dog hide behind you at the park when other

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Five Couples Who Met Because of Their Pets

Five Couples Who Met Because of Their Pets

People meet in all sorts of ways, but these couples have their pets to thank for their love connection! These stories of love, and how pets can bring people together, will truly warm your heart: Dog Portrait Dawn Maslar and her partner Ed Biggie of Davie, Florida

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Breeds of Dogs — How Do You Find the Right One for You?

Breeds of Dogs — How Do You Find the Right One for You?

Dogs are full of personality, as are their owners! Here’s how to find a dog breed that matches your temperament and lifestyle. Breeds of dogs each have their own distinctive personalities and energy levels, just like their human counterparts, so how do you pick your new pooch

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