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How much exercise does my dog need?

Every dog needs daily exercise to expend extra energy and maintain health and fitness. Regular exercise also has significant day-to-day effects on a dog’s behavior as it can reduce some behaviors done out of anxiety or boredom. Dogs — particularly puppies and young dogs — have a lot of energy, and if they don’t get the chance to burn it off, destructive behavior is often the result. Are you also a dog owner? Then you have probably found yourself wondering…. (more…)

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The 5 most common mistakes new dog owners make

You fell in love with a cute little pup and brought it home. And now, you can’t wait to cuddle and hang out with your new four-legged friend. But dogs are not just big puppy eyes and fluffy fur. If you don’t provide them with constant guidance, consistent training and sufficient exercise, they can make your life quite difficult. Here are the 5 most common mistakes new dog owners make. Avoid them, and you will be well on your way to having a nicely behaved pet that truly is a joy to be around.

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4 tips for biking with your dog

Even though we walk our four-legged friends several times daily, some dogs need more exercise than that. Healthy dogs need to run, and walking just isn’t enough exercise for them. Running with your dog is a great aerobic exercise, but many people can’t run or simply don’t like running. So how about biking with your dog? If you love to ride your bike and your dog loves to run, why not consider biking with your dog? Fresh air, exercise and time spent together – it doesn’t get much better than that, does it?

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City dogs

Dog etiquette is important no matter where you live, but in bigger cities it’s even more important. City dogs face a lot of challenges when they are out for a walk,  other dogs, other people, garbage, traffic and noise at all times. These challenges require good behaviour, a keen sense of the surroundings, and good team work between dog and owner. Here are a few tips that will make life in the city with dogs a little easier and more comfortable – for everbody!

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How to handle a dog in heat

If you have an unspayed female dog, knowing the symptoms of heat can be very important in order to manage her reproductive cycle. Learning the stages of the cycle will allow you to prepare for a dog in heat and the symptoms connected to the different stages. It could also help you prevent having new puppies when you actually didn’t plan for them and allow you to plan for puppies when you do want them.

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Allergien beim Hund - ist mein Hund betroffen?

Dog allergies: What you need to know

Just like people, dogs can get allergic reactions when their immune systems begin to recognize certain everyday substances as dangerous. The immune system is designed to protect us, but when it mistakes non-harmful environmental substances as threats, then allergic reactions occur. For example, if your dog eats a specific ingredient and the dog’s immune system views it as a threat, an extreme allergic reaction occurs. Whether we are talking about people or pets, the cause of allergies is an overactive immune system. Here’s what you need to know about dog allergies.

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