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Owning a dog is influenced by our genetic make-up

Scientists have studied the heritability of dog ownership using information from 35,035 twin pairs from the Swedish Twin Registry. The new study suggests that genetic variation explains more than half of the variation in dog ownership, implying that the c

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    What Causes Aggressive Dog Behavior? | Whole Dog Journal

    In a world where our canine companions are often referred to as our best friends, it s a puzzle that so many dog-human communications (or should I say miscommunications?) result in behavior that we perceive as aggression anything from a freeze (stillness)

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      5 Ways You Can Support Your Local Animal Shelters | Mental Floss

      Whether or not you're ready to commit to adding a new member to your family, there are plenty of ways to support shelters on National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day.

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        Sea Turtle Goes Home To Lay Eggs — And Finds It Paved Over

        People need to start paying attention to what's happening.

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          It’s Been 127 Years Since California Condors Were in the Pacific Northwest – Now They're Coming Back

          These massive vultures are slowly, but surely, being reintroduced into the wild – and their next destination is the Pacific Northwest.

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              Hill's Prescription Diet and Science Diet Dog Food Recall Expands | Dog Food Advisor

              Complete details of the March 2019 Hill's Prescription Diet and Science Diet dog food recall expansion as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

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                    Hero Dog Breaks Out of House, Leads Police Back To Save Owner From Gas Leak

                    A Westchester County dog is being hailed a hero after breaking out of her house to save her owner's life.

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                      Is Behavior Genetic? | Whole Dog Journal

                      A dog s temperament is more important than preserving stellar conformation or spectacular performance in breeding.

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                        Hill's Prescription Diet and Science Diet Dog Food Recall | Dog Food Advisor

                        Complete details of the 2019 Hill's Prescription Diet and Science Diet dog food recall as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

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                          Salmonella Discovered in Answers Brand Dog Food | Dog Food Advisor

                          Complete details of the January 2019 Answers brand dog food recall as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

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                            How Much Training Does Your Dog Really Need? | Whole Dog Journal

                            Teaching a dog new behaviors can be lots of fun, and there are tons of people and dogs who thoroughly enjoy daily training and engaging in various canine sports or activities. However, it s equally important to give yourself permission to take the pressur

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                              Dog Accessories 2019: Best Dog Gear of the Year | Whole Dog Journal

                              Here are five pages of top-quality dog accessories for 2019 that you and your dog will truly enjoy.

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                                Dangerous Levels of Vitamin D Discovered in Several Dog Food Brands | Dog Food Advisor

                                Complete details of the 2018 recall of multiple dog food brands due to dangerous levels of vitamin D as reported by The Dog Food Advisor

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                                  Evolve, Sportsman's Pride, and Triumph Dog Food Recall | Dog Food Advisor

                                  Complete details of the Evolve, Sportsman's Pride and Triumph dog food recalls as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

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                                    Abound Dog Food Recalled by Harris Teeter | Dog Food Advisor

                                    Complete details of the 2018 Abound Dog Food recall conducted by Harris Teeter as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

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                                      Some Dog Food Recalls Are More Critical Than Others; This One Is Critical | Whole Dog Journal

                                      On November 2, the FDA announced a voluntary recall by Nutrisca pet food. Three sizes of a single variety of Nutrisca dry dog food, Chicken and Chickpea, was found to contain dangerously high levels of vitamin D. The FDA also announced a voluntary recall

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                                        Nutrisca Dog Food Recall | November 2018

                                        Complete details of the November 2018 Nutrisca dog food recall as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

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                                          Natural Life Pet Products Dog Food Recall

                                          Complete details of the November 2018 Natural Life Pet Products dog food recall as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor.

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                                            Dog Seizures: Causes and Treatments | Whole Dog Journal

                                            There are few things as frightening as watching your dog have a seizure. Yet dog seizure disorders are surprisingly common. A seizure is defined as uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain.

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                                              Pets can judge time, study says

                                              If sometimes you wonder if your dog is angry with you for staying out late, you might be right. New evidence suggests that animals have a clear sense of time, using previously undiscovered neurons that seem to switch on to count off minutes as they wait.

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                                                G & C Dog and Cat Food Recall Expands to Include Multiple Brands

                                                Complete details of the October 2018 G & C Dog and Cat Food recall as reported by the editors of the Dog Food Advisor

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                                                  Natural Remedies for Accelerated Wound Healing in Dogs | Whole Dog Journal

                                                  Your dog just had surgery, stepped on broken glass, caught her tail in a door, has a puncture wound, got bit or scratched, tangled with barbed wire, or has an abrasion that came from who knows where. You want the wound to heal quickly without bleeding, pa

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                                                    Puppy Vaccines | Whole Dog Journal

                                                    Puppy vaccine schedules can be daunting to new dog owners. Why do puppies need so many shots? Are all those puppy vaccinations really necessary? Most veterinarians recommend that puppies are vaccinated for distemper, parvovirus, and adenovirus (hepatitis)

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                                                      Hold Off on Those Oral Flea-Killing Medications | Whole Dog Journal

                                                      On September 20, the FDA issued a communication for pet owners and veterinarians, warning about the potential for neurologic adverse events following the administration of certain flea and tick products to dogs and cats.

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                                                        Tips You Need to Know When Bringing a Puppy Home

                                                        When it comes to bringing a puppy home, there are a few important things for canine parents to know. We’ve got tips on how to introduce a puppy to other dogs, how to handle tooth troubles and much more.

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                                                          Why you should talk to your dog

                                                          A new study confirms what many pet owners have felt all along: your dog really is like a baby, and talking to them improves bonding in a similar way.

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                                                            Dog Diarrhea Causes and Remedies | Whole Dog Journal

                                                            The truth is, much like people, sometimes dogs just get diarrhea. Much as we do not see the doctor for every bout of diarrhea, similarly, dogs do not always need medical attention for a short-lived enteritis (inflammation of the intestines). Often, diarrh