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Fishing with Dogs

Dogs are the best fishing buddies. Their curiosity and enthusiasm make for a great day even if the fish aren’t biting. Our top tips will make sure you and your dog are fully prepared before you head for the water’s edge.

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Dog Safety

Top 10 Tips To Avoid Heatstroke

Heat can affect dogs differently than humans. It’s important that you can tell when your pup is in danger. Dr. Madeline Fellin explains the signs of...
A black dog mid-leap from a boulder into a lake.

Dog Training

10 Steps To Get Your Dog Swimming

Help your dog enjoy swimming success following these ten steps, from starting early and keeping your pup safe to making it fun and going swimming...
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Dog Training

How to Train Your Dog to Wear a Pack

Learn how to train your dog to wear a backpack by practicing these simple, consistent steps. We also offer safety tips and buying advice.
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Dog Safety

Tick Safety for Dogs

It only takes one tick bite to sicken a dog, but if illness is caught early, treatments can be effective. Learn a few simple measures to keep your...
A black dog wandering through the woods on its own.

Dog Safety

How to Find a Lost Dog

If you’re reading this because you’ve lost your dog, take a deep breath and try not to panic. We explain one step at a time what to do bring home...
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Dog Training 101 with Melinda Benbow

Teach Your Dog Recall

Watch professional dog trainer Melinda Benbow demonstrate how to teach your dog to come reliably when you call, avoiding potentially dangerous...
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