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Caring for Your German Shepherd 7 Mistakes to Avoid

Don’t feed your dog chocolate, raisins, grapes, macadamia nuts, onions, or any highly spiced, greasy, or salty foods. The first five can be toxic, and spicy or junk foods can lead to an upset stomach. Don’t believe all the dog food advertising you see and hear. Keep in mind that …

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How dogs see the world compared to humans

Most people know that dogs don’t see as well as humans, but there are a lot of misconceptions floating around about the way they see the world. But now a small web app, first uncovered by The Next Web, can show you how the world looks through your pooch’s eyes. Dogs, contrary …

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If Everyone Read This, The Shelters Would Be Empty

For anyone who has ever dropped off a pet at a local shelter, it’s mostly a passing hell. There’s some paperwork. Probably some tears. Occasionally, people from a local animal welfare group will camp out front, hoping to change your mind. No shelter, of course, can refuse an animal. But …

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How the Rottweiler Got Its Name

The area of Germany where the Rottweiler’s story begins is in the southwestern section, around the productive farm area of Wurttemberg – the district of Rottweil, to be specific, its principal city and district seat bearing the same name. Around 260 A.D., the Romans were ousted from this area. Left …

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American Staffordshire Terrier – Temperament & Personality

Personality Loyal, fun-loving, fearless and affectionate, American Staffordshire Terriers (sometimes called Amstaffs) bring great joy to their families. Often confused with Pit Bull Terriers, the two breeds share an ancestral bloodline and were originally bred to fight, but the American Staffordshire line has become much more gentle in the last …

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