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how to keep your dogs mind active

How To Keep Your Dog’s Mind Active

There are lots of good reasons to work on keeping your dog’s mind active. Would you like to have a happier, more confident animal? Are you interested in finding a way to avert behavioral issues? Helping your pup’s mind stay busy is key. An active mind prevents boredom and the mischief that often comes from

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how to spot a puppy scammer

Buyer Beware: How to Spot a Puppy Scammer

The puppy-bug finally bit you and you decided to adopt one. A quick online search lands you on this captivating photo; an adorable little mutt whose gorgeous eyes immediately connect with you. Everything feels right and you cannot contain your excitement as you hit the checkout button. Did you know that 80% of online puppy

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10 of The Most Important Dog Training Tips

10 of The Most Important Dog Training Tips

Bringing your furbaby home for the first time is an exciting experience, adding that little fella to your family brings so much joy, but now you are probably wondering how you will train him/her. You shouldn’t worry as training your puppy is a fun experience but needs patience. Don’t rush the puppy to do tricks

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5 things about dog adoption that most people dont know

5 Things About Dog Adoption That Most People Don’t Know

Approximately 44 percent of all households have a dog with the percentage rising with each day. With so many pet families in this country, it’s mind-boggling that 3.3 million pets wind up in shelters every year. And that’s not even the most surprising statistic about pet adoption. Here are five more things you may not

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7 Reasons Why Rescue Dogs Make the Best Pets

7 Reasons Why Rescue Dogs Make the Best Pets

One of the most rewarding things in life is becoming best friends with a dog. If you have been looking to welcome one into your family, consider adopting a rescue dog as opposed to buying one from a breeder. It’s always the better option! These are seven reasons why rescue dogs make the best pets:

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best way to fight dog flees

What is the best way to fight fleas?

Many pet owners will know the following scenario only too well. After bringing up a healthy dog without any issues at all you are suddenly confronted with the infestation of what seems like a never ending barrage of fleas. You don’t know where they came from but the pesky intruders are everywhere, jumping back and

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Training Your Dog to Come to You at the Park

There’s no greater joy than walking your dog through the park. Your dog looks to you, eagerly. You understand and trust each other, so you remove the leash and happily watch your dog romp and sniff. You call your dog to  “come,” he turns around and sprints toward you, smiling. To enjoy this picture perfect

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choosing a dog breed for your lifestyle

How to Choose a Dog Breed for Your Lifestyle

Everybody has their favourite dog breed, but when it comes to bringing one home, you can’t make the decision from a superficial standpoint. Each breed of dog comes with different demands and traits, so it’s ideal to choose a dog that can easily slot into your everyday life. Some breeds are more proactive and energetic

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How Long Does a Female Dog Stay in Heat?

While your dog is in heat she can become nervous and agitated. The duration of a dogs period depends on a range of factors. It is important to know how to care for and comfort your dog during this time. When a dog is in heat, it is known as “estrus.” This word refers to one

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German Shepherd Training – Tips on getting best results

German Shepherd Training: Top tips on getting the best results from your dog! One of the most popular breeds of dog, the German Shepherd, demands a lot of respect. They are not only beautiful and highly intelligent; they are also extremely perceptive. Ensuring you are using the right method to train your dog is crucial.

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About Me

alice sparkle with her dog Mercy

Hi readers, thanks for visiting my blog. I just wanted to introduce myself so that you can put a face to my blog. My name is Alice Sparkle, I have been a practicing veterinary nurse for the last 12 years and in my spare time I love looking after my dog Mercy. I recently took up blogging as a way to share some of my knowledge and educate dog lovers on how best to care for their precious animals.

I hope you enjoy my site and if you have any questions about caring for or looking after your dogs (Or other pets) then please feel free to get in touch with me - I love to help and I love to share my knowledge.

Recent Posts

  • how to keep your dogs mind active
    There are lots of good reasons to work on keeping your […]
  • how to spot a puppy scammer
    The puppy-bug finally bit you and you decided to adopt […]
  • 10 of The Most Important Dog Training Tips
    Bringing your furbaby home for the first time is an […]
  • 5 things about dog adoption that most people dont know
    Approximately 44 percent of all households have a dog […]
  • 7 Reasons Why Rescue Dogs Make the Best Pets
    One of the most rewarding things in life is becoming […]