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Renee Moen

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    Do You Recognize These? – 5 Ways Dogs De-Stress Themselves

    For centuries dogs have been using distressing signals to their humans and to each other....

      Communities Working Together for the Dogs

      Volunteers are the backbone of any organization. Humane Societies and rescues rely heavily on...

        5 Happy Tales: Weekly Dog News

        There is so much sadness in the news or news that sets ones teeth on edge with frustration....

          Is your dog protected against heartworm?

          Heartworm disease is spread through mosquitoes that carry the infection. It is a parasite that...

            How often should my dog see the vet for a wellness visit?

            Veterinary care is critical to a dog’s well being. It is also important for an owner to get...

              5 Wild Animals That Have Been Known To Attack Dogs

              1. Coyotes Coyotes live all over North America. There are certain parts of the country that are...

                What Exactly Is a Hybrid Dog?

                The obscure breeds that are dying out, like the Dandie Dinmont Terrier, could be considered a...

                  Why Do Dogs Sleep So Much?

                   As a certified trainer, I’ve received my fair share of client questions that cause me to...

                    The Dangers and Pitfalls of Retractable Leashes

                    Walking is an integral part of a dog owner’s life. The explosion of pet pampering products in...

                      5 More Things Dogs Do That Make Owners Scratch Their Heads

                      It has been established dogs do weird things, habits that leave humans scratching their heads...

                        4 Heartwarming Stories from Relinquishment to Furever Homes

                        There are valid reasons for having to give up a dog. An owner may become seriously ill and be...

                          The 10 Breeds Most Likely Find Themselves In a Shelter

                          Any “Pit” Cross

                            Breed Discrimination: Can it be Stopped?

                            Breed Discrimination is a very touchy subject among dog enthusiasts. Everyone has very strong...

                              5 Odd Dog Behaviors Explained. You’ve Probably Wondered About These!

                              Most of a dog’s odd behavior is a genetic predisposition from their days as wild, untamed dogs...

                                Is Your Dog Safe When Home Alone? 5 Tips You MUST Know

                                It’s been a very long day, the last thing an owner needs when walking in the house is to find a...

                                  Wolf Hybrids: Wild Animal or Tamed Beast?

                                  The wolf brings forth thoughts of majesty, independence, spirit and drive. It is only natural...

                                    St. Paddy’s Day: 5 Things a Dog Should Avoid

                                    Irish or not, there are a few aspects associated with St. Patrick’s Day that are tried and...

                                      So You Want To Be a Dog Trainer: How To Pick a Specialty

                                      It’s been decided, being a dog trainer is the way to go. But how does one even get started?...

                                        Breed Profile: Learn About The Cairn Terrier

                                        The release of the Wizard of Oz in 1939 launched Toto (a Cairn Terrier) into mainstream...

                                          The 8 Dog Breeds That Slobber The Most

                                          #1 – St. Bernard These gentle giants are notorious drool offenders. Owners of this breed...

                                            Why Do They Do That? 5 Weird Dog Quirks Explained

                                            Dogs are quirky. They have their own way of doing things that leave humans scratching their...

                                              Sochi Street Dogs: A Small Glimpse of a Global Issue

                                              The Olympics have come and gone, but the makeshift dog center that was erected by western...

                                                The 8 Most Expensive Dog Breeds To Own

                                                Dogs are an investment to begin with. Whether an owner adopts from a shelter or purchases a...

                                                  Dog Park Etiquette: 5 Issues That Plague Park Goers

                                                  Where can a dog go to exercise, socialize, sniff to his heart’s content and spend precious...

                                                    Breeders: Reputable or Backyard? 5 Ways to Tell the Difference

                                                    When obtaining a dog there are two routes to go—rescue or breeder. If one goes the breeder...

                                                      The 10 Dog Breeds Rising Fastest in Popularity

                                                      Statistical numbers come from the American Kennel Club (AKC) annual ranking of most popular...

                                                        Why Do Dogs Dig? 5 Reasons and How To Prevent It

                                                        Some dogs were bred to dig out their prey, others are suffering with behavioral issues. Digging...

                                                          5 Things to Remember When Cleaning Dog Ears

                                                          They come in all shapes and sizes. Long, short, floppy or cropped; a dog’s ears only need a...

                                                            5 Tips to Prepare a Dog for a Baby

                                                            When you’re expecting it’s easy to get caught up in the thrill of buying tiny...

                                                              The Great Crate Debate: Arguments For and Against Crating

                                                              There is a great divide among animal activists, dog trainers and owners; to crate or not to...