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4 Types of Dog Toys - How to Choose the Best One for Your Pet!

4 Types of Dog Toys - How to Choose the Best One for Your Pet!

In 2017, Americans spent over $70 billion on our pets.  Wow!  Research shows that more and more, pets (especially dogs) are considered an integral part of the family experience – we dress them, throw birthday parties for them, and yes, spend tons of money on them.  Yet, shopping for our dogs can be overwhelming.  There are so many types of dog and so many types of toys, it’s hard to decide what’s the right toy for our pups.  Here’s a quick guide to the broad categories of toys.  We hope it will help guide you next time you visit the...

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6 Signs your dog is bored, and what you can do about it

6 Signs your dog is bored, and what you can do about it

Many of us who love our pets also have jobs outside the home and children who are in school all day.  This means that our companions can spend several hours alone in our homes or in our yards.  Dogs are social animals, and when left alone for such long periods, they tend to become bored.  Boredom can lead to behaviors humans find unacceptable and frustrating.  Here are 6 signs your dog is bored, and how you can help them get relief! . Destructive Behaviors Destroying furniture, window treatments, or clothing and shoes is one way a dog may try to...

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