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Where to Buy Dog Food to Save Money

If you have a big dog, more than one medium or large dog, or, like me, you sometimes foster for a shelter or rescue...
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What is the Best Flea and Tick Prevention for Dogs?

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12 Items to Include in Your DIY Dog First-Aid Kit

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Why Do Dogs Growl at People?

Although your dog seems to be fine with visitors to your home, you’ve noticed that she’s become increasingly aggressive toward people who approach the two of you when she’s on her leash. For example,...
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Can Dogs Drink Milk & Eat Dairy Products?

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Cataracts in Dogs

Whole Dog Journal is reader-supported. If you purchase through links on our site we may earn a commission. Whole Dog Journal does not accept money for its food and product reviews. As your dog ages,...
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Help Your Dog With Allergies

Dogs are most commonly allergic to flea bites, and they can be allergic to certain foods, but environmental allergies often present the biggest challenge to caring owners who want to help their dogs.  Preventing exposure...
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Which Is Best For You: Adopting an Adult Dog vs Puppy

When I learn that someone is interested in one of my foster puppies, I know what they’re picturing: A tiny, miraculous little ball of fur, curled up sound asleep in their lap. The family...
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Benefits of Mixed Breed Dogs

In 2021, the Nationwide pet insurance company reached a landmark of actively insuring more than a million pets. At the same time, the company established a dedicated veterinary analytics team with the goal of...
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Pet Food Companies: Show Us the Analyses of Your Dog Foods

Last month, I encouraged you to ask the makers of the foods you feed your dogs for complete nutrient analyses of those products. If you found companies refusing to answer or representatives without information,...
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Please Don’t “Alpha” Your Dog

For over a decade, the scientific behavior community has been telling us that trying to be the human “alpha” is a seriously flawed approach to changing your dog’s behavior. Despite this, there is still...

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Drug Ads for Veterinary Products

Something I noticed while on the elliptical machine at the gym (while trying to notice anything but my heart and respiration rate): There are...