Controlling The Costs of Dog Ownership

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Pet ownership can be an expensive commitment. Whether you’re a first-time pet owner or an experienced one, it’s important to understand the financial responsibilities and costs involved in taking care of a dog. With the right planning and budgeting, you can save money and ensure that your pup leads a healthy and happy life. Here…

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Caring For Your Dachshund

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Are you the proud new owner of a dachshund? Congratulations! Dachshunds are known for their playful and loyal personalities, and they make great companions. If you’re new to caring for a dachshund, you may be wondering where to start. Fortunately, it’s not too difficult to provide your pup with a happy and healthy life. Here…

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Potty Training Your Puppy

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If you’re a new dog owner, potty training your puppy is one of the most important things you need to do. It may seem daunting at first, but with patience and consistency, you can have a potty-trained pup in no time! Here are some tips to help you through the potty-training process: For more info,…

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How to Protect Your Dog From Heatstroke

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Summer is for fun, and you want to be active; however, you must make some accommodations to keep your canine pal safe. Here are some tips to keep your dog from overheating during the hottest months of the year: Exercise – keep your walking and running hours to before 9am or after 9pm. Running a…

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How To Prevent Back Problems In Your Dachshund

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Dachshunds are prone to back problems, from both genetics and injury; however, that does not mean you cannot do anything to minimize or prevent these issues. Genetic problems come about through a disease called IVDD (intervertebral disc disease). This causes bulging, bursting or drying out of the discs between vertebrae which can cause pain or…

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Why You Should Adopt Your Next Dog From A Rescue

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Did you know that about 25% of all shelter dogs are purebreds? So, whether you are looking for a Dachshund, Labrador Retriever or a mixed-breeddog, you are likely to find your perfect companion at a rescue, Humane Society orother local shelter. There are various reasons why dogs end up at shelters. Many times it is…

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5 Things Every Dachshund Owner Needs

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Let’s face it. Dachshunds are quirky and need certain things to feel right. If you are a soon to be dachshund owner, here are some items you cannot do without: FYI – some dachshunds can have severe separation anxiety. This is why a lot of folks end up owning more than one. If you cannot…

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Does Your Dog Have Therapy Dog Potential?

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You may have seen a therapy dog (aka comfort dog) working at a nursing home or serving to calm people in a disaster area. Comfort dogs were recently in the news doing what they do best at the scene of the 4th of July mass shooting in Highland Park, IL. The Lutheran Church Charities provided…

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