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Fostering a dog can be an extremely rewarding experience. If you’ve been thinking about getting a dog, fostering one can help you figure out if owning one is right for you. You can also help free up space in a shelter or help a dog adjust to living in a regular home before it moves

When people think about aggressive dogs or dogs that are prone to biting, they often tend to think of certain breeds of dogs. They often tend to picture breeds like pit bulls or rottweilers before they think of something like a corgi or a golden retriever. It’s no secret that certain types of dogs have

Making sure your dog is properly contained is essential an essential part of pet safety. Whether it’s putting a dog on a leash when you go on a walk around the neighborhood or securing the dog in another room as visitors come in the house, restraining your dog not only protects your pet, it also

Dog collars play a very important role in dog safety. Not only do they give you a place to put a dog’s identification, they give you a way to restrain your dog, helping protect your dog and people who come near your dog. Properly containing your dog is one of the most effective ways to

Without a doubt, dogs are one of the most popular types of pets in America. In 2015, it was estimated that there were about 70 million dogs in the United States. With so many dogs around, it comes as no surprise that dog bites are extremely common. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, over

The holiday season can be a stressful time of year for everyone and that includes pets. While your dog might not have to deal with things like holiday shopping, they can be stressed out by friends or family who stop by to spend the holidays with you, whether it’s for a quick visit to drop

When dogs bite, it often feels like it happens completely out of the blue. One minute, you’re going for a walk in the park or visiting a friend, the next you’re suddenly the victim of a dog bite. Anytime injuries occur suddenly, it’s extremely overwhelming and it’s hard to know what to do next. Not

Over the past few years, bicycling has become an increasingly popular activity in the United States. Some enjoy it as a form of exercise, while others are looking for a more eco-friendly way to get around town. Although bicycling comes with a lot of benefits, cyclists face a lot of dangers as they ride, including

How to Greet a Dog Safely

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 by

Socializing a dog is an excellent way to help it learn how to react to new situations and meeting new people and other dogs. When dogs know how to handle these sorts of events, the more comfortable they will be and they’ll be less likely to bite or attack anyone. But there is always a

When dogs bite, one of the biggest questions victims have on their mind is “Why did this happen?” Owners of the dog involved often find themselves wondering the same thing. No dog owner ever wants to think that their beloved pet could seriously hurt someone, but every year, hundreds of thousands of people need medical

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