The Doggie Bowl

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Are You Smarter Than a… Dog? | The 7 Smartest Dog Breeds

By: Rebecca West

June 16, 2021 • 3 mins read

Sorry to disappoint; this isn’t a game show about if you’re smarter than your chihuahua (who’s probably dragging their butt across the carpet right now). However, if you’re looking to see which dog breeds are smart enough to count, open…

Paw-renthood

3 Signs You Should Not Get a Dog

By: Ashley Turcheck

April 21, 2021 • 12 mins read

According to the ASPCA and the National Shelter Animal Database, approximately 6.5 million pets enter shelters in the United States every year. There are a variety of reasons, such as stray and rescued animals, but there’s no ignoring that a…

Wellness

4 Unknown Facts about the Dangers of Puppy Mills from a DOGtor

By: Sydney Pokard

April 21, 2021 • 5 mins read

If you are considering getting a puppy, it is important to know the facts about puppy mills and why to avoid getting a puppy from one. The term Puppy Mill is used to describe large-scale commercial dog breeding, that focuses…

Paw-renthood

Life of A Foster Mom: 5 Lessons from Fostering

By: Jamie Ruden

April 12, 2021 • 9 mins read

After fostering Buck (pictured above) for just over 3 weeks, we were informed by See Spot Rescued that they had adopted Buck to a different family. That family had been waiting for months for the perfect dog and Buck fit…

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Figuring Out My Rescue Dog’s Life Story

By: Ashley Turcheck

February 6, 2021 • 9 mins read

Like most rescue dogs, we didn’t know much about our hound mix’s life when we adopted him. It is a sad truth that with a rescue, you probably won’t know your dog’s actual birthday, how many siblings they had, or…

Paw-renthood

5 Things to Know about Australian Shepherd’s

By: Alexandra Gonzalez

January 19, 2021 • 8 min read

There’s no denying how adorable the Aussie (Australian Shepherd) is. They’re incredibly friendly, intelligent, and super fluffy dogs. However, with every dog breed there’s some key things to consider before adopting one (besides how cute they are). Here are 5…

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