All posts by Alison McEvoy

How to Stop My Dog Barking When Out Walking

Are you headed out for a walk with your dog? Jogging along with your dog or taking your pooch to the park is a great way to get some exercise. Does your dog bark and pull at the leash when you pass other dogs or people? It’s a common behavior that’s somewhat embarrassing – why […]

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The Top 100 Yiddish Dog Names (Plus Fun Facts)

A new dog or puppy is a member of the family. Making the time to pick out the right name (like you would for a child) just makes sense. The name for dog in Yiddish is ‘kelev’. If you are searching for good Yiddish dog names, a name that acknowledges your family’s background and traditions is […]

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Help! My Dog Ate Raw Chicken: Should I worry?

Whether your dog accidentally ate raw chicken or you are contemplating a raw meat diet, here’s what you need to know. Table of Contents My dog just ate raw chicken. Should I worry?Why can dogs consume raw chicken and humans can’t?Can dogs eat raw chicken?What are the scientific reasons for and against a raw meat […]

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Why Do Dogs Toenails Turn Black?

As a caring pet parent, you need to know what’s happening when your dog’s toenails start to turn black or change color. Infections in this area are typically secondary to another underlying disease. In addition, proper maintenance with regular nail trims and the right nail clipping technique can help prevent common issues like hangnails and […]

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How Long Can a Dog Go Without Pooping?

When was the last time you felt constipated? It’s a rather unpleasant experience, right? Fortunately, it’s a rare occurrence in our lives, and most of us never even experience the issue. Did you know your dog can experience constipation? That’s right; it’s not only a people problem. If your dog hasn’t gone to the toilet in […]

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Best Dog Toys with a Heartbeat to Help Your Puppy Sleep Through The Night

Welcoming a new puppy into the family is a fun, and exciting occasion, but it can also be a frustrating one sometimes, as both pup and pet parents adjust to living one another and the puppy makes the transition from tiny fluff ball to adult dog. One of the things that can be most frustrating […]

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Ataxia in Dogs (Loss of Balance): Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

 If your pup suddenly seems uncoordinated, like she’s losing her balance and even seems to be walking and acting like she’s drunk then obviously it’s a cause for concern. While her symptoms could indicate a number of things, one may be a condition called ataxia, something that can affect a dog quickly, at any age […]

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How To Train Your Dog To Come When Called in 3 Simple Steps

Learning how to train your dog to come when called can be a difficult task, but it’s not impossible. Recall training is an important skill for your dog to learn because it helps keep them safe. If you follow the simple, actionable steps in this post you will be able to train your dog to reliably […]

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Why Do Dogs Circle Before Lying Down?

If you’ve watched a fair share of dogs fall asleep you’ve probably asked yourself at some point, “Why do dogs circle before lying down?”. It’s a behavior that many pets (cats and dogs) exhibit and it leaves you feeling curious.When your dog sleeps in your bed this circling routine can be a little annoying, but […]

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The All-Time Best Puzzle Toys For Dogs In 2020

Just like their human companions, dogs get bored. And bored dogs can often quickly become naughty, destructive dogs, especially when left alone. Bored dogs can also become lethargic, depressed dogs. As neither of these is anything any pet parent wants for their pup, themselves or their home then finding ways to keep canines amused and engaged […]

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