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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina

by Barbara Isherwood   Hi readers: Its Monty Mutt here again.  You may remember that in the last episode I promised to tell you the story of how Tiny Tina came to be at Wagz , so here goes.          I first met Tiny Tina when she arrived at the shelter, I…

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Nothing is Better Than Cuddling a Fluffy Dog

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Nothing is Better Than Cuddling a Fluffy Dog

by Jeff Caceres   When it comes to fluffy dogs, I am so crazy about them. It is my dream to own a fluffy dog one day because I love their cuddle bug looks. Not only that, I love cuddling with them much more than the big, short hair or medium hair dog breeds such as Belgian, German Shepherd, Labrador…

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Buster Interviews Mavis the Bulldog And Falls In Love

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Buster Interviews Mavis the Bulldog And Falls In Love

    You meet many humans and spread your joy to make them happy. Wouldn’t you rather  chase a squirrel or bury a bone? I am my happiest when I get to love and smooch on people!  Seeing smiles and helping people is what I love best!  Although I do love bunny rabbits, but not…

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Wagz – Doggie Tales Part One

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Wagz – Doggie Tales Part One

by Barbara Isherwood As dog lovers, we want all dogs to enjoy high standards of care and the benefits of responsible pet ownership.  Sadly sometimes things go wrong and when that’s happens, it’s good to know that there are wonderful people who dedicate themselves to rescuing dogs in need and giving them a second chance. …

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Senior Moments-Dog Dental Care Adds Quality of Life

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Senior Moments-Dog Dental Care Adds Quality of Life

by Hindy Pearson   Wait…don’t leave!! You saw the words “senior dog” and you think because you don’t have one this information doesn’t apply to you. Oh, but it does!   February is National Pet Dental Health Month, so I am taking this opportunity to remind everyone of the importance of taking their dog’s oral…

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February is Pet Dental Health Month

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February is Pet Dental Health Month

  Preventive oral care is not only necessary for pets, it’s also a financially sound choice for pet owners. In 2016, the average claim amount for pet teeth cleaning and polishing was $178. In contrast, the average claim amount for treating dental-related disease was $214. Periodontal disease accounted for the most dental pet insurance claims…

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Should Cats be Toilet Trained? One Licensed Psychologist Recommends it

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Should Cats be Toilet Trained? One Licensed Psychologist Recommends it

By: Jo Singer, MSW, CSW, LCSW (Ret)   If you have been considering opening your heart and home to a kitty but just the thought of having to deal with “pesky” litter box chores could be a deal-breaker; not to worry! To bypass this nasty mess, just teach your kitty to use the toilet! Cats…

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Resisting those begging puppy dog eyes! When to give treats

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Resisting those begging puppy dog eyes! When to give treats

by Roz Lishak   It’s fairly safe to state, that unless your dog can confidently open a kitchen cupboard or master the refrigerator door themselves, you and only you folks, are totally and utterly responsible for what they eat. Having welcomed your new arrival into your home , responsibility for their food habits and behaviour is…

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Trusting Your Dog Home Alone

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Trusting Your Dog Home Alone

by Lyndsay Eliasof, Camp Bow Wow      When you’re away for the day, whether at work, running errands, or with friends, you want your dog to be safe, comfortable, and secure while you’re gone! Make sure you allow your dog ample time to potty before you leave for the day. Eliminate access to any rooms or…

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5 Dog Fur Types and How to Groom Them

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5 Dog Fur Types and How to Groom Them

  Just like the diversity of human hair, dog fur comes in all types and textures. Before you begin a grooming regimen for your beautiful dog, it is best to understand their personal fur type and how to care for it. So what category of dog fur does your pup belong to? Let’s take a…

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