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  • When I play Tug-of-war With My Dog, he Often Tries to Hang by His Teeth? Is this Dangerous?

    Dogs that love to play tug-of-war bring a lot of excitement and determination to the game. They may hold onto that tug toy so tightly that you can actually pick them up by their teeth if you’re strong enough. But experts say that’s not a good idea. Bones and teeth may become damaged in the [...]

  • When My Dog Plays With Her Toys, Why Does She Often Grab Them and Shake Them Repeatedly?

    Dogs have a natural inclination to chase, capture and kill prey. From the Dachsund to the Saint Bernard, dogs will exhibit this instinct when playing with toys. It’s called the prey drive. Dog owners know this scene. The pet grabs a toy and shakes it violently. It looks like he’s having fun – and he [...]

  • What are Some of the Organized Sport Activities I Can Enjoy With My Dog?

    When your puppy wants to play, he probably won’t try to play it cool. Instead, he’ll make a strong play for your attention by bowing or pawing the air. The play-bow is the most common way that a dog invites a person or another pup to play. With his ears alert and tail wagging, a [...]

  • Traveling With Your Dog

    More pet owners are traveling with their furry friends and hotels nationwide are opening their doors to the practice. Several Web sites list welcoming facilities, allow you to make reservations online and offer reviews and advice from fellow travelers. Check out “petswelcome.com,” “petfriendly.com,” “bringyourpet.com,” “takeyourpet.com,” and “travelpets.com” or just search the Internet for “pet-friendly hotels.” [...]

  • What Body Language Indicates that My Dog Wants to Play?

    When your puppy wants to play, he probably won’t try to play it cool. Instead, he’ll make a strong play for your attention by bowing or pawing the air. The play-bow is the most common way that a dog invites a person or another pup to play. With his ears alert and tail wagging, a [...]