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Signs of Pain in Dogs

Learn more about recognizing pain in your dog and what to do about it.

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Use Your Voice and Body Language to Make Your Dog Happy

Learn more about a study done on dogs' brains while they listened to their trainers speak to them.

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How to Tell If Your Dog Needs More Exercise

Learn six indications that your dog needs more exercise as well as some good ways to exercise your dog.

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Caring for Your Dog After You're Gone

Learn the steps you need to take to be sure your dog is well cared for if you die or become incapacitated.

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How to Help a Lost Dog

If you find a lost dog, there are some steps you'll want to take to try and help him. Learn how to prepare ahead of time and what to do to help a lost dog if you ever find one.

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How to Avoid Expensive Veterinary Bills for Your Dog

Learn how to prepare for, manage, and decrease expensive veterinary bills for your dog.

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10 Ways You Could Be Shortening Your Dog's Life - Slideshow

You may inadvertently be doing things that can shorten your dog's life. Learn some of the common ones and how to avoid them.

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How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth: VIDEO

Brushing your dog’s teeth can be intimidating. Watch professionals teach the proper method for how to brush your dog’s teeth.

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Dog Park Preparation Tips - Slideshow

Visiting the dog park can be fun and healthy for you and your dog. Find out what preparation you can do that will make visiting the dog park safer and more fun.

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Animal Cruelty: Signs and Prevention of Cruelty to Dogs

Dog-fighting and puppy mills are examples of animal abuse. Find out about animal cruelty, how to spot it, and what to do if you see it.

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Dehydration in Dogs

Dehydration in dogs may be a simple issue of increased fluid loss from exercise, but it could also indicate a serious underlying condition. Learn the causes and treatments of dehydration as well as ways to tell if your dog is dehydrated at home.

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How to Get Dog Urine out of Carpet

If you have dogs, you have probably had some dog urine on your carpet. Find out the best ways to find and remove dog urine from your carpet here.

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How to Be Prepared for Your Dog's Veterinary Bills

Veterinary costs can be scary. How can you be prepared for and lower your average dog vet bills?

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Tips for the First Few Weeks with Multiple Dogs

Most dogs take at least two weeks (some longer) to settle into a new environment.

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How to Introduce Dogs

Every dog is different and, while some will welcome a strange dog into their home with little objection, others can become defensive or possessive.

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How To Remove Ticks

Learn how to safely remove a tick from your dog.

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How To Tell If Your Dog Is Sick

Learn what signs to look out for in order to tell if your dog is ill.

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How to Spoil Your Dog

Ten easy tips to spoil your dog because every dog deserves a little extra love.

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How to Prevent Lawn Burn from Dog Urine

Dog-friendly techniques that help you avoid damage to your lawn from your dog's "business."

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