Posts Tagged ‘dog care’

Should Your Dog be Wearing a Winter Coat?

What's your Mutt DNA Black and white pit bull dog sitting in street alley wearing a tan fur-lined coat

With temperatures dropping and the chance of snow and ice rising, many dog caretakers are opting to put a coat or sweater on their canine companion. How do these people know who should don a doggie sweater and when? A dog’s need for a little extra insulation depends on a few factors, and we want…

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14 Unique Dog Names Inspired by Celebrity Pets

What's Your Mutt DNA Photo from the 1918 film "A Dog's Life", showing actor Charlie Chaplin sitting with a woman, and petting a dog on his lap

Are you looking for a name for your new dog that’s a little different? A name that, when you call it at the dog park, won’t have 3 different pooches running up to you? Here are some ideas inspired by celebrity pets if you just can’t quite come up with something unique on your own.…

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Breed Spotlight: Basenji

Basenji dog leaping through a field of tall grass.

History The Basenji is considered to be one of the oldest dog breeds, with evidence of these dogs dating back to the twelfth dynasty of Egypt (1991 BCE–1802 BCE). The breed’s predecessors can be found depicted in ancient Babylonian and Mesopotamian art and it is believed that they were gifted to the pharaohs of ancient Egypt by…

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19 Foods You Might Not Know Are Unsafe For Dogs

What's Your Mutt DNA Small wirehaired dog eating a treat out of an extended hand in front of a white background

Most people, even those who have never had a furry friend of their own, know that chocolate is toxic to dogs. However, there are plenty of other foods whose toxicity to dogs is less well known. Study up on foods that aren’t safe for your pup to keep them as happy and healthy as possible!…

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