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    Happy World Spay Day: Time To Get It Done

    World Spay Day is observed on the fourth Tuesday in February every year. In 2021, that falls on February 23rd. It’s a day to promote awareness and encourage pet owners to have their female animals spayed — as well as neutering their male pets — to keep the pet population under control.

    by DogTime
    February 22nd

    30 Best Dog Names For Delightful Dalmatians [PICTURES]

    Are you looking for the best Dalmatian dog names? Whatever name you choose for your Dalmatian pup, make sure it suits their unique personality. Here are 30 of the best Dalmatian dog names along with pictures from pet parents on Instagram to give you some inspiration!

    by DogTime
    February 18th

    DogSpeak: Understanding The Different Types Of Canine Aggression

    Aggression can be challenging for dog lovers to understand, and there are many reasons a dog might engage in aggressive behaviors. Usually these behaviors relate to specific events, relationships, or environments. Here’s what you should know about canine aggression.

    by DogTime
    February 16th

    Dogs In The White House: What Makes A Dog Presidential?

    Forget elephants and donkeys — the White House has often been the domain of canines. With Presidents Day on the way, here are some facts about the pooches who made the White House their home with their Presidential parents and what it takes to be First Dog.

    by DogTime
    February 15th

    10 Ways To Show Your Dog You Love Them On Valentine’s Day

    February is here, and that means that Valentine’s Day is on our minds. Of course, we couldn’t have a proper Valentine’s Day celebration without our one true loves — our dogs! Here are some fun and thoughtful ways to celebrate your love for your canine companion this Valentine’s Day.

    by DogTime
    February 14th

    Spaying Your Female Dog: What You Need To Know

    A spay surgery prevents female dogs from getting pregnant by removing both the ovaries and the uterus. Afterward, female dogs enjoy many health benefits and won’t have to deal with being in heat. Here’s what you should know about this important procedure.

    by DogTime
    February 12th

    Dogs & Gum Disease: Everything You Need To Know

    If left untreated, gum disease leads to tooth decay and tooth loss. It can also contribute to infections and diseases of the heart, lungs, and kidneys. Simple steps for your dog’s dental health taken now can prevent many problems — and expenses — down the road.

    by DogTime
    February 3rd

    Why Should You Spay Or Neuter Your Dog?

    Spaying and neutering prevent several potentially deadly diseases, unwanted behaviors, and conflicts between dogs. They also reduce pet overpopulation and euthanasia rates. Here are a few things you should know.

    by DogTime
    February 3rd

    Top 3 Most Important Dog Dental Care Tips

    February is Pet Dental Health Month — an important month of awareness for our pets and their well-being. Spread the word and encourage friends and family with pets to practice proper at-home care and have their dogs’ teeth checked out by a professional.

    by DogTime
    February 2nd

    Neutering Your Male Dog: What You Need To Know

    “The big snip,” as some people call it, provides many benefits beyond making sure dogs don’t become puppy daddies. Neutering can cut the risk of certain diseases, unwanted behaviors, and conflicts with other dogs. Here’s what you should know.

    by DogTime
    February 2nd

    Myths And Facts About Spaying And Neutering

    It’s important to get down to the truth about spaying and neutering. February is Spay/Neuter Awareness Month, and there’s no better time to sort out fact from fiction when it comes to these important procedures.

    by DogTime
    February 1st

    30 Best Dog Names For Gorgeous Golden Retrievers [PICTURES]

    Are you looking for the best Golden Retriever dog names? Maybe you’ve just adopted a gorgeous Golden, or maybe you’re thinking about bringing one of these sweet pups home soon. We’ve got Golden Retriever names for boy dogs and girl dogs that capture the sunny and playful personality of the Golden.

    by DogTime
    January 26th

    How To Teach Your Dog To Play Fetch

    Fetch is a great form of both mental and physical exercise. When structured properly, it’s also a terrific way to practice impulse control and consistent obedience. If your dog doesn’t know how to play fetch, don’t worry. Just about any dog can learn with a bit of training.

    by Colleen Safford
    January 20th

    How To Take The Best Pictures Of Your Dog

    Do you want to take professional-looking photos of your dog? We asked pet photographer Mark Rogers for his best tricks for taking high-quality dog pictures — without getting into complicated stuff like f-stops and shutter speed. Here are our favorites tips.

    by DogTime
    January 19th

    How To Stop Dogs From Destructive Chewing

    Is chewing a destructive behavior? Here’s the simplest answer: Only if your dog is chewing on the wrong thing. Making sure your dog chews only on appropriate things will help keep them — and your belongings — safe. Here are a few ways you can redirect your dog’s chewing and put a stop to the unwanted behavior.

    by DogTime
    January 14th

    Dog Training: The Trouble With Punishment

    By definition, punishment is meant to be unpleasant. However, it’s extremely disturbing that this unpleasantness is overly frequent and overly extreme. Sadly, many uneducated trainers resort to punishment, which is really defeating the purpose of training to begin with.

    by DogTime
    January 11th
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