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Renee Moen

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    Keep Dogs Safe, Get Them Vaccinated!

    Some pet parents are jumping on the “vaccine is bad” bandwagon, feeling that a...

      Bring Your Dog To Work: Canine Office Etiquette

        In this dog loving and accepting population, more and more companies are implementing...

        Canine Quirks: Why They Do What They Do

        Fetch? Or is it? Most dog owners have experienced this from time to time; the dog will bring a...

          5 Reasons To Love The Old English Sheepdog

            The Old English Sheepdogs (OES) are distinctive for their shaggy coats and clumsy, lumbering...

            Door Dart Bingo: Keeping Your Dog Contained When The Bell Rings

                Show of hands, how many owners have dogs that go ballistic when they hear a knock...

              Baseball And Dogs: An American Tradition

              Spring training is in full swing as fans gear up for another exciting baseball season. The...

                Accentuate The Positive… And The Negative Aspects Of Training

                Every time a training article is written, the first paragraph should be begin with “Every dog...

                  Therapy Dogs; Changing The Rules While Changing Lives

                  The first recognized therapy dog was a four pound Yorkshire Terrier named Smokey. It was during...

                    5 Creative Business Start-Ups For Dog Enthusiasts

                    Love dogs? Why not turn it into a career? There are the usual suggestions of becoming a dog...

                      6 Dog-Friendly Vacation Destinations Around The World

                      Ever dreamed of dashing around Düsseldorf with a Dalmatian? Ambling along Buenos Aries with a...

                        Breaking Bad—Stereotypes that is!

                          Quick! First thought with the word—Chihuahua? Ankle biter? Snuggle bug? How...

                          Are Two Dogs Better Than One?

                              Sometimes well meaning owners will take on the responsibility of two dogs at...

                            Dog Show Fever; Get in the Ring!

                            Another round of dog shows have come and gone and there is still a little nagging voice in the...

                              Best Paw Forward – Canine Good Citizenship Training

                              Canines are expected to have decent manners when they go out in public. Most dogs go through...

                                4 Ways To Cure Boredom And Increase Your Dog’s Smarts

                                 Mental fitness is just as important to a dog as physical exercise. If a dog isn’t mentally...

                                  How To Keep Your Dog Cool During The Dog Days Of Summer

                                  The term “dog days of summer” indicate those incredibly hot afternoons where even the flies...

                                    Fun & Exciting Games For Dogs And Kids To Play Together

                                    “I’m bored!” How many times do kids utter that phrase throughout the year? Dogs get bored just...

                                      7 Childhood Benefits Of Living With a Dog

                                      Any adult that’s resided with a furry, four legged companion can appreciate what canines bring...

                                        Don’t Blame The Dog: 7 Breeds That Get A Bad Rap

                                        No breed is perfect, they all have their upside and their downside. The seven breeds listed...

                                          9 Most Distinctive Dog Breeds

                                          Not all breeds are created equal, but some look awfully similar to one another. The following...

                                            Tips To Dog Proof Your Home For A New Dog

                                            Most new parents baby proof their home before an infant can move around on their own, but think...

                                              Spring (And Fur) Is In The Air! Natural Ways To Reduce Shedding

                                              It’s officially Spring, a time when thoughts turn to play dates in the park, swim dates in the...

                                                Dogs That Have Made It To Big League Sports

                                                There are the usual dog sports such as agility, herding, flyball, dock diving and the myriad of...

                                                  How To Reduce Stress On Your Dog When Moving

                                                  Moving to a new home can cause undo stress on all family members, including the four legged...

                                                    Why Do Puppy Mills STILL Exist?

                                                    For the past fifty years, the United States Department of Agriculture has been working on...

                                                      Are Service Dogs In The Classroom A Blessing Or A Hindrance?

                                                      In theory, service dogs should be well behaved, mild mannered, and blend in with their...

                                                        3 Key Types of Dog Leadership—What Works Best for You?

                                                        John F. Kennedy once said, “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” What does...

                                                          4 Training Mistakes You Should Never Make

                                                          There are a thousand different ways to train a pup. Since every dog has their own unique...

                                                            Washing the Dog? Try Going Natural

                                                                Who doesn’t love that wet dog smell? Other than a dog? While dogs don’t...

                                                              Festivals For Your Dog That You Don’t Want To Miss

                                                              Tired of sitting at home with the dog; watching the canine shows on TV, thinking “There’s got...