5 DIY Dog Hair Dye Methods Using Food Color… Good To Know Before You Dye Your Dog’s Fur A Different Color!

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Thinking of dying your dog's fur to make it a different color? Some popular dog fur colors are:Pink dog fur for Valentines Day Green dog fur for St. Patrick's Day Red & green dog fur for Christmas Red/white/blue dog fur for an election year or 4th of July Colorful circles on dog fur for the Olympics Years or numbers on dog fur for New Year's Day...You get the idea. The safest way to do it is to use basic food coloring -- either the juices from colorful foods that are safe … [Read more...]

Pet Costs: 21 Clever Ways To Save Money On Everyday Dog Care

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You want to keep your dog as happy and healthy as possible. Right?Sure you do. But you don't want to spend an arm and a leg to do it.They say that we spend roughly $1,500 a year on each of our dogs, depending on size. Veterinarians tend to put that figure closer to $2,000 a year -- which amounts to about $20,000 on the low end or $40,000 on the high end during the dog's lifetime. See the true cost of owning a dog... in hard dollars.We're all looking for ways to save money whenever … [Read more...]

Got A Bored Dog? Top 8 Interactive Dog Toys To Keep Dogs Super Busy And Having Fun

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Dog toys come in all shapes and sizes, but my favorite -- or should I say my dog's favorite -- are the interactive ones.Interactive dog toys (also called enrichment dog toys) are created to serve a specific purpose and to provide a unique challenge for your dog.Basically, interactive dog toys have some really unique features to keep your dog's interest high, including:Unusual sounds - like squeakers, sound cards, or crinkled plastic in the tail of a stuffed dog toy Unusual … [Read more...]

How To Keep Fleas Away From Your Dog, Your Backyard, And Your House

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Aaack! Where did my dog get fleas?!I have a dog that finds it preferable to sleep with her body pressed up against my face during the night. Except for the periodic breathing impairment, I don't consider it much of a nuisance.In 2011, I awoke one morning to find my face had developed a number of red marks. I didn't think much of it and continued off to work. A few days passed and something odd happened. The marks on my face were increasing in numbers and I started to get concerned. On … [Read more...]

Free Dog Samples: Lots Of Free Dog Food & Treats Just For Asking!

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I've shared my best tips for getting free stuff before.One of my most popular is How To Get Free Pregnancy & Baby Stuff For New Parents.Now it's time to share my best freebies for dogs!What follows are all of the free dog samples that I know about at this time. I will continue to update this post as the offers expire.  … [Read more...]

Dog Motorcycle Riding: Do You Think This Is Safe?

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Jim and I were driving in the car on I-65 in Nashville the other day when we saw this:Yes, that's a dog riding on the back of a motorcycle!The worst part is the fact that we were going 55+ mph on a major highway that is filled with 4 lanes of fast-moving vehicles. … [Read more...]

Funny Dog Snow Videos: Dogs Body Sliding Down Snowy Hills!

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In case you were wondering if dogs like snow or not, these dogs prove that snow can provide hours of fun!My favorite parts from the video:They 'doggie paddle' to propel themselves down the hill. They snack along the way, munching on snow as they're sliding. They stay out of each other's way. They're fully aware when they're getting close to the trees. They stop to enjoy a good snowy backrub at times (similar to a doggie snow angel). They enjoy the downhill ride so much, that … [Read more...]

Dog Diarrhea Causes: Top Reasons A Dog Has Diarrhea

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When I was a boy, I came home from school to see a plate full of crumbs on a table and my dog, Daisy, sitting nearby, staring up at me as if to ask if I had any more.The plate, before Daisy ate its contents, was full of 24 gingerbread men my mother had made the night before.By deducing the look on her face and the crumbs around her face, diagnosing the reason for her diarrhea was pretty easy.It's not always so easy to find out what's causing diarrhea in dogs.If your dog is … [Read more...]