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Do Dogs Really Smile?

Do Dogs Really Smile?

Do you think your dog naturally smiles at you? I've seen what looks like a grin on Rosy's face (my Shetland Sheepdog/German Shepherd mix). See what I mean in  the photo below? But most likely, it's just the way she is lying against the edge of her bed that is...

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Comfort Dogs To the Emotional Rescue.

Sometimes, it is the silent, gentle presence of a dog - accepting, non-judgmental, simply sitting next to someone,  offering its fur to be touched, that allows a few precious moments of relaxation and relief to someone who is experiencing, anxiety, shock or...

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How to Decide to Get Pet Health Insurance or Not.

Do you have health insurance for your pets? If not, do you wonder if you should get it, why its needed or would it really be worth it? And how do you pick the right company anyway?  Does it feel like a hassle to have to figure it out? To help  you decide if it's worth...

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Can Rescuing a Stray Dog Rescue a Person at the Same Time?

Have you rescued a dog? Perhaps you found an abandoned one out on the streets or saved one from being ethuanized in a shelter. Rosy, my dog, a Sheltie, German Shephard mix, that I adopted, was taken out of a community pound by a woman who fostered dogs moments before...

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What to Know about Giving Pets as Gifts.

As I am very busy trying to train Rosy how to help me tape up and wrap holiday packages, (not going so well) this week's episode of Raising Your Paws is a best of holiday segments replay. It's good holiday related information to be reminded of or to know. Such as what...

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