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Renee Moen

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    What To Expect As Your Dog Becomes a Senior

    There is a magical time between the ages of 7 and 10, depending on the breed, that a dogs...

      When Is The Right Time To Let My Elderly Dog Go?

      It is rare that an owner, when picking out a puppy from a litter or a companion from a shelter...

        Cast Your Vote for the 2014 Hero Dog Awards!

        A shelter dog turned arson investigator, a victim of abuse now servicing autistic children, an...

          3 Ways Dogs Are Helping Children With Autism

          Autism statistics are on the rise; one in sixty-eight U.S. children are diagnosed, a thirty...

            Fame is Fleeting: 5 Breeds from Big Screen to Big House

            In the blink of an eye, certain dog breeds are in fashion and quickly replaced by another breed...

              Why Do Some Dogs Have 2 Different Eye Colors?

              Heterochromia iridis is a genetic default when a living being has two different color eyes....

                10 Types of Service Dogs

                Mental Health Dogs These highly intelligent dogs go through a rigorous training period where...

                  10 Fruits & Vegetables That Dogs Absolutely Love!

                  #1 – Apples (minus the core) An apple a day keeps the veterinarian away? This may be...

                    10 Beautiful Dog Breeds That Are Now Extinct

                    #1 – Alpine Spaniel Bred by Monks to aid in traveler rescue in Alps, the Alpine Spaniel...

                      4 Alternatives to a Commercial Dog Food Diet

                      There are some dogs that simply can’t process commercial dog foods. While higher end commercial...

                        5 Dog Friendly Vacation Spots

                        Summertime; the heat is on, kids are out of school and all thoughts turn to vacation. Then the...

                          Is there really such a thing as a “Dangerous breed”? 

                          Google the term “Dangerous Dog Breed” and 1,440,000 results appear in less than two seconds....

                            So You Need a Dog Trainer? Where to Find and How to Hire Them

                            Unless an owner decides to enroll in group training classes at a big box pet store or...

                              The Most Popular Dog Breeds In 10 Of Largest Countries

                              Have you ever wondered what the most popular dog breeds are around the world? Perhaps their...

                                Dog Gas: 5 Ways to Reduce a Dog’s Flatulence

                                Does this sound familiar? Sitting in the front room, visiting with a guest (neighbor, pastor,...

                                  4 Natural Dog Anxiety Treatments

                                  Every dog is unique and different, there is no cookie cutter answer for an anxiety induced...

                                    Dog Flu: What is it, and how can it be avoided?

                                    Avian flu, swine, flu, equine flu and now there’s dog flu? Several communities throughout the...

                                      Pet insurance: Necessity or Waste of Money?

                                      Insurance: everyone needs it. Car, life, health, home… there are insurance plans for everyone,...

                                        10 Human Foods That Are Dangerous For Dogs

                                        There are plenty of foods beneficial to humans that can actually harm our dogs, and it’s...

                                          10 Ways to Pamper Your Dog on a Budget

                                          Ever wondered how to give your pups the best pampering, but can’t afford a full spa day...

                                            6 Common Dog Expressions and Their Origins

                                            Everyone has grown up with dog phrases such as “Raining Cats and Dogs” or “The Dog Days of...

                                              5 Lesser Known Household Items That Are Toxic to Dogs

                                              Most owners know of the common dangers to their dogs. Don’t feed them chocolate (No matter how...

                                                5 Health Benefits to Living with a Dog

                                                There are many therapeutic aspects to living with a dog. Studies done on sensory therapy with...

                                                  Vaccinations: What is Really Needed and How Often?

                                                  There is much debate on the necessity and regularity of dog vaccines. Some of the critics state...

                                                    Experience the Joy of Camping with a Dog

                                                    Camping! There is nothing like camping with a dog. The great outdoors, hiking, fishing,...

                                                      WARNING: Don’t pick up your dog’s poop? Now you can be tracked down!

                                                      Every single person who has cared for a lawn has cleaned up after a dog they didn’t...

                                                        How to Offer Comfort to a Grieving Owner

                                                        They were caretakers to a four legged furball for several years, suddenly their charge is gone....

                                                          Black Dogs Need Love Too!

                                                          Look at any local shelter, how many black dogs are there? Does there seem to be more black dogs...

                                                            3 Amazing (and Eco-Friendly) Uses for Dog Hair

                                                            Ever brush a dog and wonder what to do with the bags of hair left behind? Wonder no longer....

                                                              5 Presidents and Their Famous Pooches

                                                              Dogs hold the hearts of normal everyday average citizens in every corner of the world. What...