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Survival Guide:  Puppy Teething

Survival Guide: Puppy Teething

The puppy teething period doesn’t last long in the grand scheme of things – it usually starts at about 3 months and, depending on your dog’s breed, can last until about 8 months. You’ll probably see puppy teeth around your home, red and swollen...
5 Reasons Your Dog Won’t Stop Licking You

5 Reasons Your Dog Won’t Stop Licking You

There isn’t much in this world that tops a kiss from your best friend. Most people attribute licking as a way to show affection; dogs love licking. They lick themselves, lick you, lick other dogs, so is that all about affection, or could there be other reasons...
Accepting Our Pets for Who They Are

Accepting Our Pets for Who They Are

Can We Accept Our Dogs For Who They Are? Last month we talked about how dogs and people often model their personalities after each other. Although that does happen, what if you get a pet that is entirely different from you? What if you’re outgoing and relaxed,...
Our Dog’s Most Embarrassing Behavior: Mounting

Our Dog’s Most Embarrassing Behavior: Mounting

Let’s be clear; mounting is a common behavior for dogs. It is also a behavior that dog owners find very embarrassing. Most people think “humpie” is a sexual behavior, and it can be. However, since neutered male dogs, females, and even puppies engage...