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Service Dogs Have Many Roles

Service dogs always evoke a smile when we see one in a restaurant, walking in town, or boarding public transportation. The individual who needs the service dog has a serious health issue that requires assistance in order to function in the real world. To better understand the value of these specially trained dogs, we rounded […]

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Here is a Chance to Travel in Style with a Free Dog Carrier

You can take your small doggie partner that weighs under 12 lbs. with you anywhere, in a free dog carrier,  by winning the Dogster Friday Freebie contest. The Alex Dog Carrier in Black by Kwigy-Bo will fit your style and fashion sense. Take a look at the photo. Doesn’t the quilted material and silver metal […]

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What do the Dog Days of Summer Mean for Doggie?

The frequently used phrase “Dog Days of Summer” may simply mean that it is hot everywhere. The term descends from ancient Rome where the rise of the Dog Star, Sirius, in the daytime, rather than nighttime marked the period in July and August when it was hot!  A clear sign that your doggie knows about […]


Is Your Dog a Contender in Dog Competitions?

I am an ordinary mixed breed dog. I look great, love my masters and obey most commands. My younger sister and I have friends who are pure breed dogs that win dog competitions where they can win pretty ribbons and get lots of praise. Our friends say there are many ways to compete, so I […]

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Dog Teeth That Are Pearly White

Does your dog smile and show her teeth? When most dogs pant, you can see the tongue and teeth as the jaws spread. Inspect herdog teeth and gums to prevent dental troubles that could affect her overall health. Tooth and Gum Color White teeth indicate great dental health in dogs, just like in humans. If […]

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Do I Get a Puppy or Adopt an Adult?

When you fall in love with a dog, you will not have to choose between a puppy or an adult. The decision is easy because you already want to commit to the dog you have found, adopted or inherited. However, when you make the decision to get a dog, you need to look at the […]

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Teach Patience with This Dog Trick!

Have you ever marveled at all the cute dog tricks you see on YouTube, late night TV or Facebook? It is true that dogs enjoy entertaining us. They wag their tails when we do something that makes them happy. When a dog learns how to do a job (or dog trick) they see this as […]

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Funny Dog Gets a Paper Route

Hi there. It’s me again…Shiloh! As a very young pup, I was so eager to please my new masters that I always found funny dog ways to help them. For example, my dad, Doc, walked to the road for the morning paper and brought it inside for my mom, LouLou. After a few days of […]

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Dog Treats Made With Love

Sweet dog treats for our beloved dogs come in all sizes, shapes and flavors. They also come in boxes, bags and wrappers with ingredients posted on the label. But as a dog lover and owner, you can make simple, tasty, treats for your best friend right in your own kitchen! Veterinarians discourage giving dogs “people […]



History The Havanese breed belongs to the Bichon family of dogs. They were first brought to Cuba by Spanish trade in the early 16th Century. Although it is an old breed, the AKC did not officially recognize it until 1995.The name comes from his location of ancestry in this hemisphere. They were once known as […]