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health/safety

What to Know about Spaying and Neutering

While spaying and neutering are safe and routine medical practices performed by veterinarians across the country, the average dog owner may not know why the procedure is done, the associated benefits and whether the surgery is necessary. So, we’re shedding some light on what can be considered a taboo subject.

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grooming

Don’t Cry! The 411 On Dog Tear Stains

It’s likely you’ve noticed a dog with red or brown stains around its face and eyes. These stains aren’t a result of playing in the dirt; rather they are actual “tear stains” caused by a variety of physical factors.

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training

Getting to Know Guide Dogs

Guide dogs, also known as seeing eye dogs, are special pooches that help the blind navigate their world. Let’s get to know more about these paw-some pups and how they perform heroic acts every day.

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feel good

9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers always rank high among the most popular breeds in the United States, and they’re #4 on PuppySpot’s list. Here are 9 facts you need to know about Golden Retrievers!

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health/safety

The 411 on Hot Spots

Does your dog itch, scratch and lick himself so often in certain places that the affected areas become red, hot, irritated, or even bloody and scabbed? This ailment, also known as “hot spots” or “moist eczema,” is caused by a variety of factors.

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training

How to Crate Train a Puppy

The philosophy behind crate training your furry companion is to create a familiar and safe location where your dog will want to enter on her own will and therefore enjoy relaxing and sleeping inside her very own comfy and cozy spot. Here are 5 simple tips to successfully crate training your dog.

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7 Fun Yorkshire Terrier Facts To Know

Pint-sized and playful, Yorkies rank #3 on our most popular list of pups. But there’s a lot more to this pup beyond its cute and cuddly appearance. Here are 7 facts you need to know about Yorkies!

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training

The Bark Side: How to Stop Incessant Barking

The reality of the matter is that dogs bark. By following the following do’s and don’ts, you’ll be steps closer to keeping your dog quiet and getting the barking under control.

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training

Teaching Your Dog to Fetch

As simple as it may seem, teaching your pooch to retrieve can be quite a challenge! Start with the basics, and you’ll have your pup fetching in no time!

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feel good

6 German Shepherd Facts You Didn’t Know

Intelligent. Brave. Strong. These are three words describing the German Shepherd (formally known as the German Shepherd Dog), America’s second-favorite dog, just behind the Labrador Retriever. But there’s more to these popular working companions than what you might think.

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playtime

How Your Dog Can Help You Make Friends and Meet People

Owning a dog comes with many perks. There’s the unconditional love, health benefits and sense of security, just to name a few. But what you may not know is that your furry friend can offer you companionship from humans, too.

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health/safety

Giardia-The Common Puppy Parasite

If you’re worried about your new puppy being infected by Giardia, have no fear. We’ve laid out all you need to know about Giardia, answering some common questions and debunking misconceptions about the ailment.

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