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The Best Dog Breeds For Older Adults

Interested in adding a canine companion to the family? As adults age into retirement and kids “leave the nest,” it’s common to feel like a little life is missing from the place. Dogs bring the vitality, cheer, and playfulness that helps keep you y...

Four Advantages Of Owning A Dog

When it comes to the decision of whether to add a dog to your family, one thing’s for sure: Pet ownership is not for everyone! If your job or lifestyle keeps you away from home most of the time, then adopting or buying a dog might not work out tha...

Handling Weird Ways Kids Deal With The Grief Of Losing A Pet

Often we get our children a pet, it's to help teach them about responsibilities and the circle of life. But losing this loved one, a beloved member of our family, still stings and is difficult to deal with on an emotional level. This can be especi...

How To Clean Pet Stains From Carpets

No matter how well a pet has been trained, accidents can still occur and these can leave stains and odours on your carpet. If this does happen it is important that you deal with the stain as quickly as possible as this will make the stain easier t...

Why Losing A Dog Can Be Harder Than Losing A Relative Or Friend

Recently, my wife and I went through one of the more excruciating experiences of our lives – the euthanasia of our beloved dog, Misha. I remember making eye contact with Misha moments before she took her last breath – she flashed me a look that wa...

The Most Popular Small And Big Breed Of Dogs That Make The Most Adorable Pets

Dogs that look- alike come from the same breed and are called purebreds. They usually have predictable needs and personalities. Breeds are divided into seven main groups. TOY DOGS ... The Shih tzu is one of the tiny breeds known as toy dogs. Th...

Our Dogs And Social Media

People Post About Their Dog on Social Media Six Times a Week, Plus Five More Stats on Our Dog Obsession. Facebook and Twitter have become so brutal and soul-sucking at this point, I wish people would post MORE pet photos, not less. According to...

Making Relocating With Your Dog As Easy As A Walk Around the Block

Making the move to a new home can be a daunting process. Routines, one’s orientation, and other variables are novel once again when you’re thrust into a new environment. However, at least you know it’s coming. Your dog on the other hand is left bl...

Therapy Dogs Help College Students With Stress Of Final Exams

Being stressed during tests or studying is not uncommon. Even the best student minds can be subjected to it while cramming for finals, midterms or even during general study.  Nervous system goes haywire, and it can make you stay up the night befor...

Cynophobia: Why Are Some People Afraid of Dogs?

As a website dedicated to “the love of dog,” it may seem unusual to present an essay on cynophobia, or the fear of dogs. Nothing dog-related is beyond our remit, and we accord all due respect to everything involving our canine companions. Phobi...