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All about dogs and the people who love ’em. Most of the contributors here have dogs and we’re happy to share our experiences – good and bad – in hopes of helping other dog owners have the best possible relationship they can have with their canine companions.

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Is a Cairn Terrier the Right Dog For You?

Bred over 200 years ago for the purpose of routing vermin from beneath large rock piles (called cairns), the Cairn Terrier is a tenacious little dog, with a loyal heart and mischievous personality. Originally bred for his working ability, rather than his looks, this hardy little dog sports a coarse all-weather coat, a compact and low-set body and the fierce belief that, no matter how outmatched he is, he is

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Dog Show Versus Military Air Show

The Brush Prairie Cluster All-Breed Dog Show may be looking for a new place to hold this summer?s competition, should the Oregon International Air show hold their event the same weekend. According to staff from the Washington County Fair Complex, leaders of the dog show have threatened to move the show, should the air show go on, simultaneously, across the road at the Hillsboro Airport.

If the dog show

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Canine Hip Dysplasia and Your Dog

Nutrition has been found to play a part in canine hip dysplasia, and what kind of symptoms are shown. While a dog can develop this condition without regard to weight or nutritional deficiencies, dogs which are obese (overweight), will show more symptoms, when added weight puts stress and strain on their own joints. In addition to this, puppies who are fed a diet that is high in protein and high

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How To Pick the Right Dog For You

by Leon Sanford & Jeff Adams

Choosing the right dog is important to you and your family. Picking the right dog for your family doesn’t have to be a difficult task, as long as you keep a few things in mind:

1.Think Space
Do you live in a tiny apartment, or a huge house with a fenced in yard? Smaller spaces tend to be better for smaller dogs

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Avoiding Common Household Poisons, Part One – Cleaning Products

by Sandra Yvonne Duke
Keep an eye on your clean products for your pets sake.

Cleaning products, foods, plants, and other common household chemicals can be poisonous to your dog.

Cleaning products.
All cleaning products should be kept out of reach of pets, but some can be accessed in ways you might not think about. Few people know it, but dish soap is poisonous to people and pets

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Training Your Dog to Sit

sit dogTraining your dog how to sit in 4 easy steps.
It’s easy to train your dog to sit if you know how to do it correctly.

The key to getting your dog to do what you want is through their stomach. So, purchase bag of very small treats. You want the treats to be big enough to be a reward, but small

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Diagnosing Canine Hip Dysplasia

Canine Hip Dysphasia (CHD) can effect dogs of any size, breed or age. Commonly a contributing factor to canine osteoarthritis and other conditions, it?s important that all dog owners familarize themselves with CHD and its symptoms. So what is Canine Hip Dysplasia? Read on, to learn more about this condition and how it is diagnosed.

Quite often, research for CHD seems contradictory and confusing. Known to be a genetic

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My Needs are Simple and Few!

My dear owner,

Thank you once again for giving me shelter. (Lick, slurp, lick, slurp) Aside from food, shelter and love, my needs are simple and few! Since I am dependent upon you to provide for me, we should discuss my basic needs. I can lend you the canine insight that you may lack as a human, particularly if I am your first canine companion pet.

Of course

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