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Best Smaller Dog Breeds For Senior Citizens

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A dog can provide many benefits for senior citizens.  A dog can provide companionship, lower blood pressure, encourage mutual activities, enhance social events, and offer hours of fun and entertainment. A little research on your part will help you find

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Benefits Of Adopting A Dog

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It today’s hectic society of go go go, perhaps it is time to slow down and adopt a dog. For sure dogs are cute and soft, but did you know that owning a dog can improve your health and may

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When To Not Adopt A Dog

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A puppy or dog is nearly irresistible. Their liquid eyes, wagging tails. How can you not take one home? There are times, when adopting a dog is not a good idea.

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Tips For First Time Dog Owners

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Thinking about getting a dog? Worried that you haven’t thought this through completely? If you have never had a dog before there is a great deal to think about. If you share your home with someone else, do they want a dog too? Everyone in the family must really

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Building a Dog House

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Buying a dog house is expensive.  A good outside dog house can easily cost $300.  If you build yourself, you can put it together for around a $100

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Fostering a Dog

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Fostering a dog takes a very special person.  Meeting a dog that you know that you won’t be keeping forever.  Introducing a dog to inside living for the first time and watching the fear melt

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How to Not Surrender Your Dog

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Approximately two millions dogs a year are surrendered to animal shelters and over half of these were less than three years old. Some of the reasons dogs are surrendered come be overcome with a little work, so that the dog can remain

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Welcoming a Second Dog to Your Family

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You have a one dog family.  Perhaps you are considering welcoming another.  Super!  Have you considered taking in a dog from a shelter or humane society? Perhaps you haven’t yet decided if a

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Adopt An Older Dog

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The pounds are full of older dogs that just need a loving home. They lost their home for a variety of reasons. Their masters died, couldn’t keep them because of a move, or perhaps the birth

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Adopting a Shelter Dog

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Adopting a shelter dog may be one of the best decisions you have ever made.  You can often find an adult dog that will provide years of loyalty, companionship, and love.  An adult dog will generally be

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