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Jacksonville Residents Search For Veteran’s Lost Therapy Dog

Communities near Jacksonville, FL are on the lookout for a therapy dog that ran away from a traffic accident on April 15. Luna, a tiny five-pound Maltese-Papillon mix, belongs to Navy veteran Jose Castellon. Since suffering a traumatic brain injury in 2016, Castellon relies on Luna on a daily basis. The decorated sailor has served multiple overseas tours, and now all he wants is to have his dog back. According to Fox35, rescue workers needed to cut Castellon out of … Read more

Why Do Some Small Dogs Have “Napoleon Syndrome”?

You know the type. The little dog that growls and barks and acts more Rottweiler than Yorkie. You laugh and say that the dog has “Napoleon syndrome” or “small dog syndrome.” But what causes small dog syndrome? Is it a laughing matter or a true concern? What should you do about it? Here’s everything you never knew about Napoleon syndrome in small breed dogs. When a spunky personality becomes a “syndrome” Small dogs are loved for their big personalities, but … Read more

Texas Firefighter Makes A Life-Saving Deal To Help A Man And His Dog

When a man’s love for his dog interfered with his ability to get the help he needed, Sam Berry from the Amarillo Fire Department made a life-saving deal. According to a Facebook post made by Warren Beach, Berry responded to an emergency call about Beach’s brother, Wes, needing immediate assistance.  Wes needed to go to the hospital, but he refused to leave his best friend behind. Beach said Wes’s dog, Emma, was his whole life. ABC 7 Amarillo described Emma … Read more

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 won’t tolerate your children? While larger dogs are less fragile and less likely to be accidentally injured, there are some small breeds that do well with children. Keeping in mind that dogs don’t come with guarantees and any dog needs training, here are 10 small dog breeds that do well with kids. #1 – Beagle The Beagle is a friendly, happy dog … Read more

6 Tricks For Teaching Lie Down To A Small Dog

When it comes to teaching dogs basic cues such as sit and down, most of us think of them as “easy.” And, for the most part, they are. However, sometimes even these “simple” behaviors can be hard to teach your dog. Small dogs, in particular, are often harder to teach lie down to than bigger dogs. Why Small Dogs Don’t Like To Lie Down When Asked Of course, you want to first make sure it’s not because your dog has … Read more

12 Small Dog Breeds With BIG Personalities

These dogs might be small in stature, but they’ve got a whole lot of life packed inside them. They are the perfect choice for someone looking for a small-sized canine companion that can keep up with the big dogs, even outrun some of them – physically and mentally! These breeds are small dogs with big personalities and they’re going to make absolutely certain they are the center of attention. But that’s why we love them! #1 – Dachshund These tiny … Read more