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6 Ways Puppies Say “Hello”

For animals with little to no vocabulary, pups sure have developed plenty of ways to say hello to humans and other pooches! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite greetings from the most adorable pups.

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Top 10 Values Your Child Can Learn From a Dog

Families with kids are most likely to own a pet, so it may not come as surprising news that in addition to the built-in friendship and playtime that comes along with the child-dog relationship, there are a multitude of emotional and educational benefits as well.

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The Hottest Eco-Friendly Pup Products: A Green Gift Guide

Making an environmental difference for the planet may seem like an overwhelming undertaking, but even the smallest of conservationist efforts is worthwhile in helping the greater cause.

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Scoping out the Dog Park: A Checklist

Discovering and participating in new activities with your pup can be one of the most fun and gratifying parts of being a pooch parent. One such popular activity is bringing your furry child (once he’s received all of the required vaccinations and has been cleared by your veterinarian to be in close contact with other dogs) to the dog park.

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What to Expect at 8-12 Weeks of Age

Congratulations! Between 8-12 weeks, your puppy has arrived home and the intense bonding process between puppy and family has already begun.

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More Than a Hair Cut, Grooming is Health Necessity

Many dog owners consider grooming their pooch a luxury or vanity service, rather than a health need. Yet, this notion couldn’t be further from the truth.

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Finding Puppy’s Groomer: Consider These Factors

Something as superficial as your dog’s hairstyle may seem silly and unimportant, but on the contrary, choosing a professional groomer should be prioritized.

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Puppy’s First Night Home: Tips for a Better Bedtime

Your puppy is officially home! It’s an exciting day full of cuddles, playtime and adorable photo opportunities. And now…it’s time to go to bed.

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Key House Training Principles to Implement Day One

Simply thinking about house training your puppy could have you feeling overwhelmed and anxious. Take a deep breath and don’t fear! As long as you stay committed and consistent in whichever method you choose, the process doesn’t have to be difficult.

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Puppy Proofing Your Home Checklist

As you prepare to welcome a new puppy to your family, you might think your first priority is purchasing the necessities such as a bed, crate, food, bowls and toys. But, beyond the “stuff,” it’s important to “puppy proof” your home before puppy arrives…

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First Vet Check: Top Questions to Ask

Now that you’re a new parent of a bundle of furry joy, it’s your responsibility to take care of your pup’s health needs. It’s crucial to do your research when choosing your veterinarian.

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Naming a Pup More Difficult Than You May Think

Choosing a moniker for your new pup can be one of the most fun and enjoyable parts of welcoming him into the family. But, before you sign that “birth certificate,” there are a few considerations you should take into account.

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