Month: April 2019

There are plenty of occasions in life where intense eye contact is the norm, like when you’re interviewing for a new job (eye contact = confidence!) or saying your vows at your wedding. But intense eye contact when the situation doesn’t exactly call for it—otherwise known as staring—is always a little bit strange. It’s true
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Winter’s colder weather is behind us (for the most part), and many of us are ready to enjoy gentle spring breezes and warmer summer weather. We open our doors to welcome in some fresh air but often use a screen door to keep bugs and critters out. 
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This breed truly stands out with curly, bright white fur and a playful personality. Though they’re fun and lovable pets, Bichon Frises require lots of grooming and maintenance—so know what you’re in for! Bichon Frise literally means “curly toy dog”, and their hair consists of a thick undercoat and a curly topcoat. This means they’re
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. With springtime in full swing in North America, thoughts are turning to outdoor activities, including gardening and outdoor entertaining. Whether it’s an outside patio, a grassy back yard, a balcony, or a deck, most of us gravitate to spending time outside as the days grow longer and
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Havanese dogs hail from Cuba and boast a thick, silky coat that doesn’t shed too much (and makes all the pups in the neighborhood jealous). The texture of the coat does tend to vary—from straight, to wavy, to curly—and it can range in color from white to black. When left alone, their coat can easily
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Walking multiple dogs at the same time can be a trip—literally. If you try to wrangle three separate leashes, you can end up in a tangled, falling-down mess! Thankfully, pet supply makers have thought of everything. You don’t have to load up your wrist with three leashes.
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(Picture Credit: Gonalo Barriga/Getty Images) If you go to the dog park you’ll see a wide variety of human and dog interactions and parenting styles. Some people are more attentive. Meanwhile, others sit in the shade, talking on the phone or reading a book, barely paying attention to their dog. Which type of pet parent
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Rottweiler puppies sure are cute, as you already know if you’ve seen the pictures above. Unfortunately, Rottweilers, like Pitbulls, have an unfair reputation that precedes them. Like any breed, Rottweilers can be aggressive and territorial if not properly trained or socialized. Luckily for you, aggression is not a trait this breed is known to have–they are
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Arden the black Labrador retriever was so ecstatic to meet her little sister she just couldn’t keep it together! Little Stella, on the other hand, would rather be snoozin’ than zoomin’. So we got my dog a puppy today and this was her reaction… pic.twitter.com/bMwcywAuAv Advertising — gilli 🌸 (@gillianrobles00) April 18, 2019 Never fear,
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. As a pit bull parent, I know the importance of a sturdy leash. My big, strong dogs have impressive pull force, and need stronger leashes than small dogs. It’s also helpful to have leashes made from comfortable material that won’t hurt your hands when your dog pulls!
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Can dogs eat tomatoes? The short answer is yes, dogs can eat tomatoes, but there are some big exceptions and things you should know before you giving them to your dog. It’s important to note that tomatoes are in the nightshade family, and parts of them contain substances that are toxic
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Yard leashes, also called tie-outs, are a super-helpful tool. Use them to keep your dog safe in an unfenced yard, to give them some extra room to roam at the park, or to secure them at a campsite. Yard leashes let you hang out with your dog
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As a lifelong pet lover and owner, I know a little something about the struggle of finding the right place for your pet to stay while you’re out of town for work or on vacation. So as a professional dog sitter and slightly neurotic dog mom, I’d like to share what I believe are the
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Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. Canada, our neighbor to the north. Land of Whistler, Parliament Hill, and Ryans Gosling and Reynolds. It’s true what they say about Canada: the people are friendly and the sights are incredible. And, lucky for a dog lover like me, Canada is a pretty dog-friendly place. Two breeds
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. It happens to all of us. No matter how much caution we practice or how secure we think our yard enclosures are—at some point, our dogs will get attempt a getaway. And sooner or later, they’ll succeed. Luckily, technology has improved our odds of finding a lost
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Dogs love to lick. And while we don’t mind the occasional slobbery kiss, sometimes their overeager licking can become, well, gross. If you find your dog’s excessive licking bothersome, don’t fret. There are ways to curb this undesirable behavior. Advertising Why Your Dog Licks You Pixabay Canine experts offer several interpretations for overly enthusiastic dog
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As a lifelong gardener and dog owner, I can say that dog proofing your garden isn’t a topic I take lightly. Are you worried about the birds getting your strawberries? If they’re lucky, they’ll get them before the dogs do. I’ll never forget the summer morning when I came out to find a nearly perfect
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This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. Because of their unique body shapes with oversized heads, barrel-shaped chests, and short legs, shopping for a great-fitting harness for a Bulldog is no easy task. Fortunately, we’ve found six harnesses with adjustable chest straps and rave reviews from Bulldog owners. Whether your pet is a French,
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