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The ultimate guide to dogs

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Everything you need to know about your pooch

Almost anyone who owns a dog would agree: they're more than just pets, they're a part of the family. If you're head over heels for your canine friend, then this guide is for you.

Everything you need to know about your pooch
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Adopting a Dog

You've tossed around the idea of getting a dog, but there's so much to consider. Is owning a dog right for you?

Bringing a new pet into the family is no small decision, especially when it comes to dogs. Your new pet will need a stable living arrangement and a love-filled home. Chances are, you have a lot of questions. You might wonder what breed is best for your living arrangement. Or perhaps you're considering a visit to your local shelter. Either way, these articles will help get you started.

Choosing the right dog for your home is key to your happiness as well as the happiness and well-being of your canine friend. Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan shares his advice on how to choose the right dog and what we all can learn from our pawed pals. Read more>>

Bred vs. rescued

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Making your new dog a part of the family

Everything you need to know about your pooch
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More: Concerned about how you're going to transition your pet into your home? These four families tell us how their pets became their four-legged children.

Next: Find out which breed is right for your home.

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