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Should I Get Rid of My Dog? What to Do If Your Dog Bites

Dogs—while they are amazing, beautiful, wonderful creatures—are animals. And, anytime you’re spending time with an animal, there’s the potential for something to go wrong. Thankfully, over decades and decades of breeding and training, our pups have become so domesticated that they are mostly lovers, not fighters. However, there are many factors such as… Age Training […]

7 Winter Safety Myths about Dogs You Shouldn’t Believe

During the summer months, there’s a lot of talk about the dangers of leaving your dogs out in the summer heat. However, once winter rolls around, people don’t seem to be as concerned about the temperatures. Of course, it’s common for people to remind dog owners to bring their pups indoors overnight when the weather […]

Dog Safety: What to Do If You Encounter an Aggressive Dog

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 4.7 million dog bites occur in the United States each year. Out of those 4.7 million bites, 800,000 of them result in the need for medical care. According to these statistics, 1 out of every 69 people in the US has been bitten by a […]

Doggy Dan’s Dog Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

The holiday season has officially arrived! And while it’s often a joyous and fun season for us humans, it can also be a stressful and dangerous time of year for our canine companions. This year, I wanted to ensure that both you and your dog are able to enjoy the holidays. So, I’ve decided to […]

The Big Fix Uganda: Amazing Dog Names Inspired by Real Stories

Jack, Molly, Bella, Max…we all know these common dog names. In the western world, it turns out that a lot of the time we are not that original when it comes to naming our dogs! (I have a dog named Jack!) But, it’s not the same way everywhere in the world. In fact, in Africa, […]

Is it Cruel to Dress Up Your Dog for Halloween?

Halloween is just around the corner, and pet shops are full of adorable doggy costumes. From the traditional hot dog costume to monsters, superheroes, and everything in between, it’s hard to resist picking up an outfit for your dog to wear. You might get a kick out of taking pics (and posting them) of your […]