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The ultimate guide to dogs

Kelli Uhrich is a busy writer and active career woman from Phoenix, Arizona. When she's not writing, she enjoys diving into hands-on projects, reading, blogging, and hanging out with her two lazy greyhounds.

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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Dog care

Even though he's your best friend, he's a best friend that needs to be cared for. But are you doing it right?

OK, you've brought your new dog home, now how do you take care of him? Learn what you need to do to be the best owner and caregiver for your pooch by reading the following on safety, grooming, playtime and traveling and become the best dog mama you can be.


It's your job to keep him from harm's way. Help keep him safe with the following advice: 


Learn what you need to keep your pup's coat shiny and new by reading the below:

Dog parks

It's your pup's favorite place to visit, so learn about where the best parks are around the U.S. and what to be cautious of at the dog park.


Take your best friend on the road with these helpful tips for traveling with your dog:

Outdoor activities

Even indoor dogs love to venture out and play. Keep him looking cute and enjoying himself with fun activities and accessories:

Common questions

Since they can't tell us, we all wonder what our pets are thinking. Learn about how you can hone in on his thoughts and feelings without your pup saying a word.

Next: These dogs are so cute they make us smile.

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