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Wellness

2 Simple Steps For Dog Ear Cleaning at Home

By: Amy Bowman, VMD

Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 • 5 mins read

Dog ear cleaning at home is a skill set you can learn to keep your dog healthy. Keeping ’s skin and coat healthy is an important part of dog care maintenance. Did you know that the lining of the ear…

Paw-renthood

9 Things to Know Before Adopting a Dachshund

By: Sheila Joseph

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2021 • 6 mins read

Dachshunds are freaking ADORABLE and they know it! Nicknamed the “Weiner” or “Sausage” dog, these cuties may be tiny but they pack a ton of punch. They were originally bred in Germany to hunt badgers which is why they still…

Entertainment

Do Dogs Smile?

By: Heidi Walker

Tuesday, November 16th, 2021 • 4 mins read

Do you ever catch a glance at and wonder if they’re smiling at you – or maybe at the food you have in your hand? You may wonder if there’s something behind their grin or if it’s just them panting…

Paw-renthood

8 Things to Know Before Adopting a Border Collie

By: Sheila Joseph

Wednesday, November 10th, 2021 • 5 mins read

Thinking of bringing home a dog? Yay, you! While the idea of adopting one is exciting, it can also be confusing given the number of breeds and personalities there are out there. Speaking of different breeds, people seem to absolutely…

Entertainment

5 Underrated Apartment-Friendly Dog Breeds

By: Alexandra Gonzalez

Thursday, September 9th, 2021 • 5 mins read

Enjoying city life? Is your apartment smaller than a walk-in closet? When it comes to housing a pooch in an apartment, size does matter. Long legs and giant paws don’t typically thrive in tiny living spaces. Even with cramped quarters,…

Entertainment

Walk 2 Miles 2 Save Lives: Staten Island

By: Jolanta Smulski

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021 • 2 mins read

This past weekend, Dog Spotted’s First Annual Walk 2 Miles 2 Save Lives Walk-A-Thon kicked off with a bang! On the first day, the incoming storm spared New York City dog parents, and those who braved the weather were rewarded…

Entertainment

What is SNARR Northeast Rescue and Rehabilitation?

By: Lauren Ferrara

Friday, August 6th, 2021 • 4 mins read

SNARR Northeast stands for Special Needs Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation. We are a registered 501(c)3 non-profit and rely solely on donations and volunteers. We were founded in 2011 by Courtney Bellew and this will be our 10th year saving dogs…

Paw-renthood

5 Reasons You Should Brush Your Dog

By: Heidi Walker

Sunday, July 25th, 2021 • 8 mins read

Life tends to throw us a lot of curveballs and, unlike our canine companions, we may not be great at “catching” them every time. The point being, our lives can be pretty chaotic sometimes. When facing adding another thing to…

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5 Things to Know Before Adopting a Chihuahua

By: Alexandra Gonzalez

Monday, July 19th, 2021 • 5 mins read

There’s no denying that Chihuahua’s are adorable and incredibly loyal, which is why they are always such a popular breed. Unfortunately that popularity can be their downfall in some ways. Many Chihuahua are born within puppy mills daily, causing them…

Paw-renthood

Are Pit Bulls Really Dangerous?

By: Rebecca West

Thursday, July 15th, 2021 • 6 mins read

My cousin had the sweetest Pitbull in the world. She was a bundle of joy, always happy to sit on your lap for a quick nap, and only sometimes ate the barbie dolls we would bring over. Later in life,…

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