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Meet Winnie, a “Bossie” (that's Border Collie & Australian Shepherd) with lots of energy!

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We have more dog interviews like the one on this page.  You can find them on our page, Choose Your Next Dog.  [...]

Try To Avoid All Dog Products Made Outside of The U.S. Or Canada

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This tip is part of our resource guide, How To Make Healthy Food Choices For Your Dog, a comprehensive document which covers the following topics: (1) How to select the right foods to purchase and avoid the [...]

How do I stop my dog from digging?

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This article is part of our E-book, ASK THE TRAINER: Answers to common questions about dog training and behavior issues, including jumping, leash manners, aggression, fearfulness, and more.     [...]

Interview with a reputable dog breeder

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In this post, we interview a reputable breeder so our readers can get an idea of what a reputable breeder looks like and how they differ from "backyard breeders" or puppy mill breeders. In our [...]

May 2019 Issue: choosing the breed of your next dog, Animal Drug Safety Communication from the FDA, be wary of dog food products that use the word “Natural” or other healthy-sounding words, and more

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We have lived our entire lives with dogs, been in business with The Light of Dog since 2003, and currently live on a farm with our dogs. We want to positively impact the [...]

Choosing the breed of your next dog

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Some people already know what breed they want with their next dog. They have a chosen breed already and are sticking with it. Other people choose their next dog based on an impulse, a [...]

Meet Stormy, a Miniature Poodle puppy that is smart, athletic and needs physical and mental stimulation to thrive

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We have more dog interviews like the one on this page.  You can find them on our page, Choose Your Next Dog.  [...]

Be Wary of Dog Food Products That Use The Word “Natural” or Other Healthy-Sounding Words

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This tip is part of our resource guide, How To Make Healthy Food Choices For Your Dog, a comprehensive document which covers the following topics: (1) How to select the right foods to purchase and avoid the [...]

The problem with tennis balls for playing fetch and what we use instead

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If your dogs like to play fetch  or otherwise play with or chew on a ball, a tennis ball might seem like an obvious choice.  The problem is that the fuzz on the ball [...]

Bully sticks that we use for our dogs and which work well for some heavy chewers

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We try to keep our purchases of commercial dog food products at a minimum in favor of our own food products, since quality is suspect in any commercial dog food product, regardless of what [...]

Breed Considerations

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This article is taken from my book, Juvenile Delinquent Dogs: The Complete Guide to Saving Your Sanity and Successfully Living with Your Adolescent Dog. Chapter 1: Setting Expectations, Page 13 [...]

Paws To Consider by Brian Kilcommons and Sarah Wilson

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If you are researching potential breeds for your next dog, this book might be a good addition to your research. It was published in 1999, so it's been around quite a while, but still [...]

Adding another dog

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This article is part of our E-book, ASK THE TRAINER: Answers to common questions about dog training and behavior issues, including jumping, leash manners, aggression, fearfulness, and more.     [...]

Meet Yeti, a Finnish Lapphund puppy whose owner is looking to develop him as a family dog that will hike and snowshoe off-lead

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We have more dog interviews like the one on this page.  You can find them on our page, Choose Your Next Dog.  [...]

Meet Lando, a Lagotto Romagnolo whose owner is looking to develop him to do nose work

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We have more dog interviews like the one on this page.  You can find them on our page, Choose Your Next Dog.  [...]

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