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Is Your Dog a Pessimist?

Dogs certainly have different personalities, but sometimes people go overboard in ascribing human traits and characteristics to their pets. We can usually tell when our pets are happy or sad or bored, but is it really possible to know our pet’s outlook on life? Does your dog look at its bowl as half empty, or half full? A recent article in the Washington Post suggests that different animals may, indeed, see the world differently.

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Picking the Right Collar for Your Dog

Besides acting like an I.D. bracelet for your dog, the collar and its companion, the leash, are the most important tools you have for walking and training your dog. So what collar is best for your dog? It depends on the breed, size, temperament, and health of your pet and the activity in which you’ll be using it. Let’s look at some different types and talk about what they are best suited for.

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Great Products for Cleaning Up Dog Hair

Unless you’re the owner of a non-shedding breed like a Yorkie, Dachshund or Bichon Frise, picking up loose hair that your dog leaves on your floors, furniture and clothing comes with the joys of having your fuzzy buddy around. Plenty of vacuum cleaners say they’re good at sweeping up pet hair, and maybe they are, but do they really get the job done right? Here are some products that do.

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