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How to Pronounce Dachshund? The history and evolution of the name.

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Guest Post for The Happy Puppers Each year you can easily set your clock to the fact that Dachshunds will be ranked among the world’s most popular breeds. And yet, as universally loved as these dogs are, their name is as misunderstood as their popularity is great!

6 benefits of honey for dogs | The good and the bad.

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Honey is an all-around natural treat. However, is honey for dogs beneficial?

Why does punishing your dog never work?

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  Are you punishing your dog? Stop right now. Punishing your dog never works

Dog chewing problems? Here are a few solutions that are guaranteed to help

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Are you facing trouble with your dog's unwanted chewing behavior? Without any further ado, try out these simple yet effective solutions.

Littermate syndrome in dogs. Should you get two puppies at once?

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When you decide to adopt a puppy, the desire to adopt two puppies at one go is valid. Training two puppies together seem to be an easier job than training them one after the other. However, as a responsible dog guardian, there is something you should be aware of. It is the littermate syndrome.

Bone broth for dogs: the secret to your dog's longevity

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I am always on the lookout for the next best thing in dog care. To be honest, bone broth for dogs beats the competition by a mile.

Apple cider vinegar for dogs | an untapped resource | 17 benefits

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Apple cider vinegar for dogs is like an untapped resource. 

What are dog zoomies? All you need to know about the zoomies behavior

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Have you ever wondered what do dog zoomies mean? When your dog frantically runs around the house for apparently no reason, it looks cute but it also raises a question. What is this behavior of dog zoomies? Why do dogs do it?

Why do dogs lick you? 5 reasons | How to stop such behavior?

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Have you ever wondered, why do dogs lick you? If you are looking for an answer to this question, you are at the right place. Keep reading all the way to the end to understand why do dogs lick people.

What is dog dementia? The signs, symptoms and remedies

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 Dogs suffer from Alzheimer like conditions too. This is referred to as dog dementia.

10 Rottweiler health issues: what you need to know as a dog guardian

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Are you worried about Rottweiler health issues? You have come to the right place. In this blog post, I will be discussing the most common health issues faced by Rottweilers.

German Shepherd health issues: 21 diseases you must be aware of

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Unraveling the 21 German Shepherd health issues which have a high chance of affecting your German shepherd pup and how to prevent them.

How to stop excessive howling in dogs? 9 amazing tips

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To stop excessive howling in dogs, you need to understand why do dogs howl in the first place.

What does dog howling mean? Why do dogs howl? 8 reasons

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One of the most common questions in a dog guardian’s mind is ‘what does dog howling mean?’ and ‘why do my dogs howl?’ 

Dogs have nightmares! How to help your dog when stuck in a nightmare?

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Dogs have been known to dream. The spend a good part of the day sleeping. However, have you ever wondered if your dogs have nightmares?

Post surgery dog care: 15 tips for an easy and quick recovery

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Post surgery dog care made easy with these 15 brilliant tips

A complete guide to puppy potty training

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 Here is a complete guide to puppy potty training within a period of 7 days.

The different types of dog collars and their uses

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Let's understand the different types of dog collars and their purpose in dog t raining

Coconut oil for dogs, 22 benefits every dog parent must know

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Coconut oil for dogs, the good, the bad, and the ugly

Different types of no shock training collars for dogs

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Shock collars are not a humane option. Why not try the different types of no shock training collars to find which suits your needs?

Types of shock collars

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So you have decided to train your dog using a shock collar. Have you considered the types of shock collars available in the market?

Why shock collars don't work?

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There have been lots of discussions about the pros and cons of the shock collar. Let’s now discuss why shock collars don’t work.

How to use shock collars?

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Shock collars are the new thing in dog care. But do you know how to use shock collar? It’s your way the right way? Let’s find out.

Upset stomach in dogs: the causes, symptoms and remedies.

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What causes upset stomach in dogs? What are the causes and remedies for the same?

Dog teeth discoloration : causes and remedies

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Why does dog teeth discoloration occur in the first place? What are the causes and what actions can be taken regarding the same?

Off leash training, tips and tricks

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These tips and tricks will make off leash training easier for every dog guardian

Off leash training: a complete guide

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Easy off leash training techniques to make the life of the dog and the guardian easier.

How to take care of a senior dog? 16 brilliant tips

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Let’s look at a few tips and tricks on how to take care of a senior dog.

Stop puppy nipping behavior! A survival guide for new guardians

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  Stop puppy nipping behavior in 6 easy steps

My pup has worms! The complete guide to puppy deworming.

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Your pup has worms ? Read the entire blog post to understand everything you need to know about puppy deworming.

Gum diseases in dogs

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Gum diseases in dogs: the complete guide

Dog toys importance and role in dog development

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Dog toys importance. A complete guide to choosing the right toy for your pup

Periodontitis in dogs: causes, symptoms, treatments

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Periodontitis in dogs can negatively affect their quality of life.

Halloween safety tips for dogs

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How to keep your pup safe during Halloween. 7 amazing Halloween safety tips for dogs

Training Rescue Terriers

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  A guest post by Amy Green from www.patterdaleterriers.co.uk

Dog teeth brushing vs Dental chews, which is better?

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Dog teeth brushing or dog dental chews, which is a better option for your pup? One of the challenges of dog care is to keep their teeth clean. Yes! Like us, they too need oral care. Some dog guardians lean towards dog teeth brushing while in other cases they lean towards dental chews. Some dog guardians argue that during the old times or in the wild, dogs spent thousands of years without any sort of oral cleaning, teeth brushing or any form of oral care. Yes, this is true, not only dogs but humans also went without any kind of oral hygiene. However, our mouths as well as our dogs bore the brunt of the sheer negligence. Dogs and humans suffered from gum diseases , e arly tooth loss, severe pain etc. Humans and dogs were also not seen to live as long back then as they do today. Now, we finally understand the importance of teeth brushing regularly, yearly cleanings as well as proper dental care. Granted, we eat more cavity causing items like candies, chocolates, sweets etc. and we kee

Seizures in dogs: Causes, symptoms, types, Treatments

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Seizures in dogs: what you need to know as a dog guardian.

Acute and chronic vomiting in dogs: Causes

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Understand the causes behind acute and chronic vomiting in dogs. We all worry about our dog’s welfare. It is our job as dog guardians to do so. The most common causes behind dog vomiting is ingestion of something not meant for dogs. In some cases, vomiting may be a good thing. But this is not always the case. Hence, understanding the causes behind the acute and chronic vomiting in dogs can be a huge help.

Dogs vomiting clear liquid. When and why?

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Dogs vomiting clear liquid can be extremely worrisome for dog guardians. Read the complete blog post to understand the causes behind the same.

Mange in dogs: causes, symptoms, remedies

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  A dog guardian’s complete guide to understanding mange in dogs: the different types, the symptoms of each and the remedies

Caring for a new puppy? 10 tips to becoming an amazing dog guardian

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Here are 10 tips to turn you into a super dog guardian and get you ready for caring for a new puppy

Parvovirus in dogs: causes, symptoms and treatments

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Parvovirus in dogs, a knowledge all new dog guardians must be armed with.

How to trim your dog’s nails safely?

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Trimming your dog’s nails is an important part of dog care process. To know how to trim your dog’s nails safely read the entire blog post.

15 tips to keep your dog’s coat shiny.

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Shiny coat is an important part of good dog care. Check out these 15 amazing tips to keep your dog’s coat shiny and healthy.

How to calm your dog during the 4th of July fireworks

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4th of July can be a very difficult time for dogs who are afraid of fireworks. In this article, I discuss a few tips by which you can calm your dog during the fireworks session.

Is shaving the dog a good option?

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Shaving the dog: Are there any advantages?

DIY Dog grooming: learn to do it the correct way

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If you are planning to groom your dog at home, you need to know the basic steps and the dos and don’ts of dog grooming .

Benadryl for dogs. Is it safe? Other herbal alternatives

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As dog guardians you must have heard of Benadryl for dogs. Is it a safe option as an over-the-counter medication? Let’s find out.

27 Super foods for dogs: It is time to up the game. Part II

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Let's discuss the remaining superfoods for dogs

27 Super foods for dogs Part I: it’s time to up the game

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Transform your pup’s regular boring kibble diet to a vibrant colorful and yummy version by adding superfoods. Which are the best superfoods for dogs? Part I

Benefits of turmeric for dogs

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Is turmeric for dogs an amazing supplement or is all of this just a hype? Let’s find out.

Garlic in dogs: it's time to know the whole truth

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We have all heard about the amazing benefits of garlic for dogs. On the contrary we have also heard the garlic may be poisonous to dogs. So, what should you believe in?

Tick bite fever in dogs: The causes, symptoms and remedies

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Most dog guardians have heard of Lyme disease caused by tick. However, have you heard of tick fever which can cause serious complication in your dogs?

Lyme disease in dogs: the symptoms, causes, treatment and home remedies

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This blog post focuses on helping you understand the causes behind Lyme disease in dogs, the symptoms, the treatment as well as preventive home remedies.

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in dogs, one of the deadliest tick diseases

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in dogs, causes, symptoms, treatment strategies and finally prevention

Home remedies to eliminate ticks from your pup, 32 amazing dog care tips

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Ticks can be a pesky problem for both you and your dog. In serious condition, ticks can even be fatal to your pup. Check out these amazing home remedies to remove ticks from both your dog and your house.

Tick bite paralysis in dogs: Causes, symptoms, treatment and remedies.

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Tick bite paralysis in dogs can be fatal. The causes, symptoms and preventive measures. 

Tick bites in dogs: 7 deadly diseases. All you must know as a dog guardian

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Tick bites in dogs, seven diseases, symptoms, treatments and preventive measures

Fleas in dogs treatment, transmission and protection

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Fleas in dogs treatment, and all else you must know

Make homemade eye wipes for dogs. 2 amazing recipes

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How to make homemade eye wipes for dogs?

Dog tear stains. 8 causes, treatment modes and 10 remedies.

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Remove the dog tear stains under your pup’s eyes and make your pup look even cuter.

How to introduce your dog to a new pup. 14 tips

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Read the complete blog post to know  how to introduce your current dog to a new pup

Why is agility training important for your dog?

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If your dog displays anxiousness or fearfulness, you may think agility training is out of question for your pup. However, the reality is far from the truth. 

How to STOP excessive barking in dogs? 6 Amazing Tips

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Is your dog barking his/her head off and disturbing you and the neighbors?    Read the full blog post to know the causes and corrective measures you can take to curb this behavior 

Why do dogs drink their urine? 11 Causes and 19 remedies

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Updated on July 15th, 2021 I cannot imagine how grossed out you must have felt when you saw your dogs drink their urine for the first time! Read the complete blog post to understand the causes behind such behavior and how to rectify it.

How to calm an aggressive dog? 10 Brilliant tips

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Are you wondering how to stop your dog from being aggressive all the time?

Why do dogs love mud?

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Let’s understand first, why dog’s find mud so appealing When you take your pup out for walks, it is almost impossible for them to resist rolling in the mud. Have you ever wondered the reason behind such behavior? If you are looking for an answer to this weird behavior, you have come to the right place. Read the full article to understand the reasons behind such behavior, and how to curb it.

Herbal remedies for cataracts in dogs

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Cataract is one of the worst nightmare for any dog guardian. Read the complete blog post to know all the herbal remedies for cataracts in dogs Have you noticed that your dog’s eyes are starting to cloud up with a whitish tinge? This is generally indicative towards the fact that your dog is probably developing cataract. Just like humans, dogs can also get affected by cataract. It causes a white haze to form in front of the lens of the eye and impedes your dog’s vision.    If you are worried about your dog developing this heinous disease and losing his or her version, read the full blog post to know the home remedies you can use to prevent cataract as well as to heal your dog if he or she is suffering from cataract. Do you know why cataracts occur in dogs and what are the normal preventive measures available for the same? I invite you to check out my blog post on cataract: cataracts in dogs the causes symptoms and treatment options. When dogs develop cataract, the crystalline lens

Cataracts in dogs, the unseen demon: causes, symptoms and treatments

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Is your dog suffering from cataract? If yes, then you are at the right place. In this blog post, I will discuss the causes, symptoms and the treatment strategies of the same.

Vitamin requirements for dogs. 8 essential tips for dog care

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Brought home a new puppy? Do you need to know what supplements are required? Then you are at just the right place. Read the full blog post to understand what your puppy really needs.

12 amazing herbal remedies for kennel cough in dogs

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  It's time to know the herbal remedies which can cure your dog suffering from kennel cough   In my previous poor I discussed kennel cough, the causes, and symptoms of the same. In this post, I will discuss the herbal remedies which can prevent Kennel cough in your dog.   Kennel cough is just like the common cold in dogs. It can infect your dog if he/she comes is contact with any other dog. Kennel cough can infect your dog if your dog cones ins direct contact with an infected dog-like touching noses, using contaminated surfaces like water, food or food bowl or even by touching noses or droplet. Kennel cough sounds like a dreadful disease. However, it is fairly treatable. Have a discussion with your veterinarian regarding the herbal remedies and your dog's current condition before administering any of them to your dogs. If the condition persists, call your veterinarian immediately.. 1.      Add probiotics to your dog's diet:  Probiotics are not only good for your dog