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New Puppy Care Essentials

It's almost time for your puppy to come home, and there are so many things to get! Are you ready? Here is our list of puppy essentials, along with a few optional items that you may want to have on hand before your pup arrives. Puppy ...

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Does Your Pup Need Insurance?

New puppies absolutely love to explore. The whole world is full of interesting smells, new people, and new things to bark at! Not all of these new things are good for a small puppy though, as anyone who has had a pup get into their chocolate stash...

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Avoiding Pet Scams During The Holiday Season

Online pet scams are present year around, and while PuppySpot is working with key decision makers on Capitol...

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Hot Diggity Dog! Keep Fido Fire Safe

Fire sources present a real hazard to small, curious pups who want to explore new areas and are unaware of the risks associated with their nosiness.Take the following prevention measures to not only protect your home, but also protect your precious pooch.

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Keeping Your Dog Calm During 4th of July Fireworks

American Independence Day is a time of national pride and celebration alongside friends and family, including our furry friends. One of the classic ways of celebrating the 4th of July—with fireworks—can also be a startling experience for your pup ...

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Steps to Save a Dog That Is Choking

Dogs are big food enthusiasts, but this enthusiasm can turn dangerous if they eat so fast that they barely chew their food before it goes down. Choking is a hazard that affects both humans and dogs, but in the case of an emergency, would you know how to help your pup?

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My Dog Just Ate Chocolate. What do I do?!

You’ve probably heard that chocolate is poisonous to dogs, but just what will happen if your dog consumes some of the tasty human treat? The answer isn’t as simple as black and white.

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Your Puppy’s Development: 6-12 months

Congratulations, your puppy is now reaching adolescence! During these “teenage years” you can expect your pup to be a bit of a handful, but she’ll emerge as a full-grown doggy adult before you know it and you will miss these silly puppy days. S

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Your Puppy’s Development: 3-6 months

Between three and six months old, your puppy is starting to find his place in the “pack” that is your family. It is important to provide leadership that establishes a healthy balance of power between you and your furry member of the family, while also making him feel loved and welcomed.

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Your Puppy’s Development: 9-12 Weeks

The period between nine and twelve weeks is the time during which a puppy really hones her social skills, is open to learning and starts acting more and more like a full-fledged canine. She’ll begin chasing things, and this is a prime time to begin basic obedience training.

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Your Puppy’s Development: 8 Weeks

The time has finally come! After a long several weeks, your puppy has finally reached the age of homecoming and can travel to his new family.

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Preparing for Hurricane Season with Your Dog

Are you prepared to evacuate your pet safely in case of a hurricane? By following these tips, you’ll be adequately prepared and ease some of your fears ahead of the storm.

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Your Puppy’s Development: 7 Weeks

At seven weeks old, your puppy is nearly ready to come home! Seeing how active she can be during this stage, it’s clear that she’s almost ready for a new chapter in her life.

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