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5 Things to Know Before Adopting a Chihuahua

By: Alexandra Gonzalez

July 19, 2021 • 5 mins read

There’s no denying that Chihuahua’s are adorable and incredibly loyal, which is why they are always such a popular breed. Unfortunately that popularity can be their downfall in some ways. Many Chihuahua are born within puppy mills daily, causing them…

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Why You Should Adopt A Rescue Dog

By: Jamie Ruden

May 17, 2021 • 7 mins read

Have you ever struggled to decide whether to buy or adopt a dog? If you’re experiencing this, I assure you that you’re not alone. There are a lot of things to consider when getting a new dog. But unfortunately, most…

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3 Signs You Should Not Get a Dog

By: Ashley Turcheck

April 21, 2021 • 12 mins read

According to the ASPCA and the National Shelter Animal Database, approximately 6.5 million pets enter shelters in the United States every year. There are a variety of reasons, such as stray and rescued animals, but there’s no ignoring that a…

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A TaIL of why is it so hard to adopt a dog? by a famous IG Dog

The Covid-19 pandemic lockdown seemed like the perfect time to get a dog. Why not? You’ve been home; you finally have the time. Millions of people had the exact same idea, with “pandemic puppies” appearing suddenly all over your Instagram…

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Ulti-Mutt List | FAQ: What to do When Bringing Home a Puppy

By: Alexandra Gonzalez

March 22, 2021 • 6 mins read

There’s nothing quite like the excitement of bringing home your new puppy. All of the cuddles and play time that is spent with them is second to none. However, it’s crucial to be prepared to care for them as well….

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Figuring Out My Rescue Dog’s Life Story

By: Ashley Turcheck

February 6, 2021 • 9 mins read

Like most rescue dogs, we didn’t know much about our hound mix’s life when we adopted him. It is a sad truth that with a rescue, you probably won’t know your dog’s actual birthday, how many siblings they had, or…

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12 Ways To Puppy Proof Your Home

By: Heidi Walker

January 31, 2021 • 7 mins read

If you’re welcoming a new puppy into your home, you are going to have to prepare. Failure to puppy proof your home can endanger your new puppy and things like furniture, charger cables, shoes, etc. Luckily, we have a quick…

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