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5 under-$15 dog toys that are safe for your Maltese

Need a dog toy that's good for small pets? These are the best dog toys for Maltese.
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Why do cocker spaniels get chronic ear infections? Here’s what to know

Here's why cocker spaniels get ear infections and what you can do to help.
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An easy guide for training your Doberman pinscher the right way

Want to ensure you've got a happy, obedient Doberman pinscher? Follow these tips for training this eager-to-please breed.
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Cutting your dog’s nails can be easy — here’s how

Here's what to know about cutting your dog's nails, from getting the right tools to keeping your pup zen.
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These are the most dog-friendly cities to live in

These cities top the list of emerging dog-friendly places to live. Does your hometown make the list?
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Good, better, best: Dog swimming pools made for large-breed dogs

These fantastic swimming pools can hold large dogs and are easy to set up.
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6 telltale signs your dog is going blind

These are the telltale signs your dog is going blind.
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3 rare dog breeds that almost went extinct

These three dog breeds almost went extinct. Here's how they made their comeback.
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How to have the perfect beach day with your dog

If you do these things, you'll have a great beach day with your dog.
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How to get rid of dog poop in the yard without scooping

If you don't want to scoop poop, try these alternatives.
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Topical flea medicine vs. flea collars: Which is better for dogs?

Should you get topical flea medicine or flea collars for your dog?
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6 under-$50 cooling pads for dogs you need this summer

If you want to help your dog keep cool this summer, a cooling pad can help — and these are the best.
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An honest review of Wolfgang Man & Beast’s OverLand Collection

We tried a nature-inspired leash, collar, and harness from Wolfgang Man & Beast.
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The best dog anxiety vests under $45 you need for July 4th

These dog anxiety vests are great for stressed-out dogs.
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The best dog treats under $15 your bloodhound will love

These are the best dog treats bloodhounds will enjoy.
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7 best books under $16 dog lovers won’t be able to put down

Looking for a new book to read? Dog lovers and pet parents will love these books.
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The essential dog command list every pet owner needs

When training your pup, these are the dog commands you need to know.
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4 best flea and tick collars under $30 for your Boston terrier

These flea and tick collars were designed for small dogs like Boston terriers.
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Should you take your large dog to work? What you need to consider

A lot of workplaces allow pets in the office, but you should consider these 6 things before bringing your large dog in.
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How to choose the right doghouse for your border collie

If you're looking for a doghouse for your border collie, this is how to find the right one.
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4 best cookbooks under $16 for DIY dog treats

These are the best cookbooks to get if you want to make your own dog treats.
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Why your bulldog should stay inside this summer

It's better for bulldogs to stay inside in extreme heat — here's why.
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8 useful tips for grooming your cocker spaniel

Cocker spaniels need a lot of brushing. Here's what you need to know about their grooming.
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Follow these 4 steps to effectively train your Shih Tzu

Shih Tzus are adorable, so they get away with a lot. Here's how to train one the right way.
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Should your Chihuahua wear a leash? What you need to know

A collar and leash combination can be dangerous for chihuahuas. Here's how to protect them.
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Why you should never let your dachshund jump on the furniture

It's dangerous for dachshunds to jump on the furniture. Here's what you need to know.
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Pet profiles: Snowflake and Oliver, the feline duo behind our sales team

From movie nights to catnip toys, these sweet kitties are living large.
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3 great dog swimming pools with no setup required

These doggie swimming pools are the best for small pets.
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How to train your German shepherd to be a great guard dog

Train your German Shepherd with these excellent tips.
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Now is the perfect time to go to the dog groomer — here’s why

Your dog needs a visit to the dog groomer. This is why.
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Use the muffin pan trick to stop your dog from eating too fast

If your dog is eating too fast, a muffin pan can help slow him down.
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Keep your dog safe when you get a backyard pool with these tips

If you're thinking of getting a pool, this is what you need to know to keep your dog safe.
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6 incredible podcasts to listen to if you’ve got a new puppy

If you've recently brought home a puppy, you should listen to these amazing podcasts.
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4 great ways to make bath time less stressful for your dog

If bath time is stressful for your dog, try these strategies to ease his mind.
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What to expect when your dog’s expecting: A dog pregnancy guide

This is what you need to know about dog pregnancy stages.
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Why you should consider boarding your dog when you travel

There are a lot of factors that go into whether you should board your dog or take them on your trip.
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5 Twitter accounts with the most adorable photos of dogs

Every dog lover should be following these Twitter accounts.
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How to keep your dog off your bed for good

These useful tips will create sleeping space between you and your dog.
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5 dog-themed home decor finds to spruce up your aesthetic

Dog owners will love displaying these fantastic gifts in their home.
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5 telltale signs your puppy is teething and what you should do

Is your puppy teething? Here's how to know and what to do.
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Here’s how to tell the right size doghouse for your pet

Is your doghouse the right size for your pet? Here's what you need to know.
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What you need to know about dehydrated dog food

There's a lot of dog food options out there — here are some reasons to consider dehydrated meals.
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Good, better, best: Dog crates that are also great side tables

With these end table styles, your dog crate will fit right in with the decor.
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4 dog-training books under $20 every new owner needs

With these books as a guide, training your dog will be easy.
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What you need to know to make a good monthly budget for dog food

Dogs can be expensive—here's what you need to know about paying the right price for their food.
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What you need to know before taking your dog’s collar off

There are several reasons why dogs should sleep without a collar (and why they shouldn't).
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Pet profiles: Meet Bethany, a Great Dane with a great personality

Come find out what makes this massive Great Dane girl so darling.
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Still no recall: Seresto flea & tick collars linked to 1,700 pet deaths

These popular flea and tick collars have been linked to incidents of pet harm—and they're still on the market.
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Avoid getting splashed for puppy’s first bath — here’s how

Your puppy will love bath time if you follow these steps.
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What you need to know about your dog’s leash length

Make sure you've got the right length leash for your pooch.