Ten Dog Breeds that Love to Show Affection

We’ve all heard that owning a dog is good for you.  According to the website Psychology Today, dogs are known to increase your quality of life as well as your longevity.  Pet owners typicially have lower blood pressure and lower cholesterol that non-pet-owners!  If you don’t already own a dog, here are some breeds to check out if you love dog snuggles and cuddles.

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The Top Ten Most Affectionate Dog Breeds according to the website, theilovedogsite.com

1.  Labrador Retriever

2.  Golden Retriever

3.  Bedlington Terrier

4.  Italian Greyhound

5.  Bearded Collie

6.  Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

7.  Bichon Frise

8.  American Staffordshire Terrier

9.  Great Dane

10  Brussels Griffon

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Best Selling Pet Books from the New York Times



Do you love books about Pets?  Here are the latest Best-Selling Pet Books.

Plus, they make GREAT gifts for that pet lover in your life.






Here are the best-selling pet books from the New York Times:

1.  How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You

2.  The Grumpy Guide to Life

3.  I Could Pee on This

4.  Good Dog

5.  A Street Cat Named Bob

6. Grumpy Cat

7.  Underwater Puppies

8.  Really Important Stuff My Dog Has Taught Me

9.  Top Dog

10.  A Dog Names Leaf


Source:  Pet Product News February 2015


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Top Dogs for Allergy Sufferers

AV1M_EverForestSolidWe get lots of questions from dog lovers who suffer from allergies.  Here is a list of the top dogs for all you allergy sufferers.

  1. Bicon Frise
  2. Peruvian Inca Orchid
  3. Chinese Crested
  4. West Highland
  5. White Terrier
  6. Portuguese Water Dog
  7. Poodle
  8. Shih Tzu
  9. Yorkshire Terrier
  10. Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier

Hope that stops the sniffles


Source:  Pet Product News

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Pet Subjects: Can dogs detect arthritis in humans? Exposure to Arthritis Cream is Fatal to Cats

Experts: Exposure to arthritis cream is fatal to catsExperts say it is more common for dogs to fall ill after ingesting NSAIDs. Dogs will eat candy-coated ibuprofen (Advil) and naproxen (Aleve) and
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Top Dog Supplement Provides Joint Relief for Arthritic Dogs During Cold WeatherAmong the products that have been lauded for helping to relieve arthritic pain during cold weather situations is Top Dog Nutraceuticals’ new hip and
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Pet Subjects: Can dogs detect arthritis in humans?Coincidentally this had been sore for about 10 days, due to arthritis. A: Dogs are sensitive to physiological facts that are not obvious to humans, such
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Stem cell therapy for dogs draws some supportMuch of his practice is in orthopedics — typically, dogs with hip dysplasia or arthritis. He tried using stem cell therapy with his patients in 2008 but
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Dog Gone Problems: Why is my dog having accidents in the house after going outside?



I am having a big problem with my six-month-old cocker spaniel/part teddy bear.

When she first gets up, we take her outside to go potty. We stand outside and we keep on telling her to go potty. She will go both number one and number two, but about 15 to 20 minutes after she is inside, she will poop in the house.

We could have her outside for six hours, but she comes in and goes in the house.

Please help us,
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Best Pop-up Book Ever

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Met Newman the Echindna Puggle at the Taronga Zoo

How cute is Newman!!!

thanks to Katie D. for sending this along

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Rattlesnake dos and don’ts for dog safety

Rattlesnake dos and don’ts for dog safetyAs San Diegans are beginning to see rattlesnakes on hiking trails and in their yards, your Rancho Coastal Humane Society is reminding dog owners
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Group Says its Training Videos Could Cut Down on Dogs Getting Shot By CopsSo what can a pet-owner do to maximize their dog’s safety in the event of an unannounced visit from a police officer? “The safest thing tha pet
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Before you let somebody muzzle your dog, here are some important things to knowToday, WKMG posted a story about a local doggy daycare/boarding facility that was using nylon muzzles to keep dogs from barking while in its care.
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Pet Talk: Leash laws exist to protect people and pets“People are responsible for their dog’s safety – dogs really rely on them to do that,” he says. “If you live in a pretty busy place like Portland, the dangers
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16 Ways Dogs Add So Much More To Your Life Than Just Being A Pet

For National Pet Day, I’m writing about how my dog, Marshall, is the most incredible, hilarious little creature in my life.

I’m forever grateful for him; he’s the only person who knows what I really do when I’m home alone, and he will never say anything.


Here are 16 other reasons why dogs are truly man’s most awesome and hilarious bro:

1. When your dog farts and gets scared because he’s unsure what the sound was.

Then he smells his butt and gives you a weird look saying, “It must have been you. That sound and smell can’t possibly be related.”

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