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6 Puppy Games To Play With Your New Puppy

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Puppy games are fun ways to tire out your newly adopted fur baby while building the skills they’ll need to become socialized, obedient, friendly adult dogs in the future. While puppies spend a good portion of their days sleeping, they can have lots of energy when they wake up, and puppy …

How Much Training Is Too Much Training For Your Dog?

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Training is usually a great thing for dogs. It keeps them well-behaved, mentally and physically stimulated, and bonded with their owners. However, too much of a good thing isn’t always a good thing. There are several circumstances where over-training your dog can be harmful and even undo all the hard work …

Dog Obesity: Causes & How To Tell If Your Dog Is Overweight

(Picture Credit: wakila/Getty Images) October 9th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, but obesity is a health problem for dogs all year long. Obesity in dogs is almost as common as obesity in humans. In fact, experts say an estimated 56 percent of dogs are overweight or obese in the United States. The health consequences …