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True Story: The Highs and Lows of Loving a Pit Bull

FOR DOG PEOPLE | By Elisabeth Geier True Story: The Highs and Lows of Loving a Pit Bull  This post contains affiliate links. Read more here. It all happened so fast: the neighbor’s pit bull came out of the open front door growling, my two leashed pit bulls started to bark and lunge, and I tripped on the curb as I backed onto…

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Boston Terrier Vs French Bulldog – What’s The Difference?

Boston Terrier Vs French Bulldog – What’s The Difference?

Boston Terrier Vs French Bulldog – What’s The Difference? It can sometimes be hard to distinguish between the adorable, squishy-faced Boston Terrier and French Bulldog. Beyond their cute, furry features, they share a lot of similarities and differences. Read our guide to learn more about these loveable dogs to choose your favourite. (If that’s even possible – we’re still undecided!) The history of…

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Husky Puppies: Everything You Need to Know

Husky Puppies: Everything You Need to Know

Husky Puppies: Everything You Need to Know Even from a distance, there’s no mistaking a husky puppy when you see one. With iconic blue or brown (or a mixture of both colors!) eyes and the thick snow-like fur, huskies are stunning animals. When they’re in puppyhood, however, they are still learning the ropes. Sometimes too smart for their own good,…

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Pomeranian Puppies: Everything You Need to Know

Pomeranian Puppies: Everything You Need to Know

Pomeranian Puppies: Everything You Need to Know Pomeranians are more than just adorable fluffballs of fur. They’ve been around for centuries, and have inspired many artists to create masterpieces on their behalf. Before a Pomeranian becomes an artistic muse, however, they’re still trying to figure out life as a puppy. Pomeranian puppies weigh only a few ounces and fit in the…

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Rottweiler Puppies: Everything You Need to Know

Rottweiler Puppies: Everything You Need to Know

Rottweiler Puppies: Everything You Need to Know Often known by their owners as gentle giants, Rottweilers have been unfairly depicted in movies as the “evil villains.” Excellent protectors (and very silly), these large dogs are equal parts lovable and calm. Growing up, Rottweiler puppies don’t understand their own size, and often try to jump up on your lap for some…

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Can dogs get the new coronavirus?

Can dogs get the new coronavirus?

Can Dogs Get the Coronavirus? What Owners Need to Know  Not a substitute for professional veterinary help. A new virus called SARS-CoV-2, a coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19, is making headlines around the world. People in multiple countries have been infected, and many areas are taking measures to try and stop the spread of this contagious virus. But what about…

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Boxer Dogs & All About Them…

Boxer Dogs & All About Them…

Boxer Dogs & All About Them… Boxer dogs are the perfect companion for any family or individual who leads an active lifestyle. They are an incredibly energetic, social, inquisitive and devoted breed. Their loyalty makes them excellent protectors and watch dogs. Although Boxer dogs are social, loyal and loveable, they are also known to be particularly stubborn, especially when it…

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Isabella’s Journey to Independence

Isabella’s Journey to Independence

Isabella’s Journey to Independence 247 SHARES ShareTweet [Click here for the video audio description for our community with vision loss.] Isabella & guide dog Dixie Isabella kisses Dixie on her head. Like many 15-year-olds, Bella’s days are filled with classes, homework, marching band, music lessons, club meetings, and friends. But unlike her classmates, Bella is legally blind from optic atrophy.…

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Meet Darcey and guide dog Ferguson

Meet Darcey and guide dog Ferguson

Meet Darcey and guide dog Ferguson 137 SHARES ShareTweet [Click here for the video audio description for our community with vision loss.] Darcey & guide dog Ferguson Douglasville, Georgia Darcey sits with his new guide dog, Ferguson, in front of a colorful building. Darcey didn’t know what to expect when he arrived at our first overnight camp for teens in…

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One Lucky Puppy – Giving Tuesday 2019

One Lucky Puppy – Giving Tuesday 2019

One Lucky Puppy – Giving Tuesday 2019 49 SHARES ShareTweet This one lucky puppy has an important future and the chance to do something amazing. With your help, he could become a guide dog…a lifeline to someone who is blind. Or a service dog…a lifesaver to a veteran with a disability. Perhaps even a companion dog for a child who…

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