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Jennifer Nelson

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Jennifer Nelson has always had a passion for animals and used to give her toy horses and stuffed animals haircuts. After 12 years as a dog groomer, she's now a freelance writer.

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Woman Makes Daily Trip To “Dumping Ground” To Rescue Abandoned Dogs

Echo Lake Park is located just outside of downtown Fort Worth, Texas. It’s such a popular dumping...

Veteran Embarks On Cross-Country Road Trip To Save Dog

Dr. Indiana Bones – Bones for short – is veteran David Broido’s service dog and b...

The Disturbing Reason You Should Never Eat “Chicken Satay” In Bali

Evidence shown to Australian ABC’s 7.30 program shows that tourists are unwittingly eating dog mea...

More Than 80 Great Danes Saved From Suspected Puppy Mill

On Friday, June 16th, police and officials from the Humane Society of the United States rescued 84 G...

5 Ways To Tell If Your Dog Is Bonded To You

If you recently adopted a dog, you might be wondering whether or not they’re already bonded to you...

Dog Meat Festival Set To Continue Despite Ban

Despite a recent ban on restaurants, street vendors, and market traders from selling dog meat at the...

5 Safety Tips For Exercising With Your Dog

We all know that obesity is dangerous for both humans and dogs alike. Getting a dog that needs to b...

6 Tips For Interacting With Service Animals

Service dogs are usually the best-behaved, friendliest, and most well-trained dogs you’ll ever mee...

The Simple And Powerful Way You Can Help Shelter Dogs Get Adopted

Many dogs arrive at animal shelters after years of abuse or a lifetime on the streets. That kind of...

Summer Grooming Tips: To Shave Or Not To Shave?

Summer is here, and you won’t be the only one feeling the heat. You have the option to start weari...

7 Dog Breeds That Are More Prone To Cancer

Cancer. It’s one of the scariest words any pet owner could hear in relation to their beloved fur c...

6 Natural Ingredients Known To Help Calm Anxious Dogs

We all deal with stress from time to time, and our pets are no different. While some dogs are more ...

The Dangers Of Obesity In Dogs

We hear all the time about the dangers of obesity in humans, but have you ever stopped to think abou...

8 Tips For Moving With Your Dog

Moving is stressful enough for us humans, especially if it’s a long distance move. But moving is a...

Why Are So Many People Giving Krill Oil To Their Dogs?

Have you heard the buzz about krill oil? You’re probably familiar with many of the benefits of fis...

6 Dogs That Shaped History Through Mythology

While dogs are an integral part of our lives today, they’ve also had a big impact on history, whic...

9 Modern Uses For Military Dogs

You’ve probably seen drug-sniffing dogs at the airport, and you may be vaguely aware that there ar...

9 Tips To Prepare You And Your Pets For An Emergency Evacuation

Nobody likes to imagine worst case scenarios, but it is crucial to have a plan in case you have to e...

6 Things To Know About Prison Dog Training Programs

Did you know that hundreds of dogs are trained every year by prisoners, either to make them more ado...

7 Dog Breeds That Don’t Do Well In The Heat

With summer approaching, it’s time to talk about heat stroke. Since dogs can’t sweat, the only w...

Important Differences Between Service Dogs, Emotional Support Dogs, And Therapy Dogs

Do you know the difference between a service dog, an emotional support dog, and a therapy dog? Can t...

5 Tips To Help Reduce Shedding

Are you watching hair tumbleweeds float around your house and wondering what you can do to help red...

The 10 Best Large Breeds For Kids

If you’re looking for a dog to grow up with your kids, nothing beats a larger breed for patience a...

Pros And Cons Of Being A Dog Groomer

A new report released by The Conference Board and reported on by Bloomberg and iheartdogs.com indic...

Top Tips For A Terrific Road Trip With Your Dog

If you can’t stand the thought of leaving your dog behind when you go on vacation, you’ve probab...

The 10 Best Small Dogs For Kids

Are you thinking about getting a dog for your family, but you’re worried about getting one that wo...

Beyond The Puppy Cut: Shih Tzu Hair Styles

If you were under the impression that there is only one standard cut for Shih Tzus, the “pupp...

Ask A Groomer: How Often Should I Groom My Dog?

The most common question new dog owners ask is how frequently they should have their dog groomed. T...

Ask A Groomer: Why Does My Dog’s Haircut Cost More Than Mine?

Have you ever wondered why it’s more expensive to have your dog groomed than it is to get your ow...

How To Spot And Treat Fleas, Ticks, And Lice

Do you know how to spot signs of fleas, ticks, and lice on your dog? These tiny pests can be more t...