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  • PawsRPals.com has acquired the website MySmartPuppy.com

    PawsRPals.com has acquired the website MySmartPuppy.com. MySmartPuppy.com’s positive reinforcement training ethos is aligned with the PawsRPals.com positive reinforcement ethos. The articles will be moved across to PawsRPals.com. PawsRPals.com believes in building positive relationships with your pets and provides informative articles on achieving this. PawsRPals is not a replacement for medical advice, so we always recommend…

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  • Signs Trouble Is Brewing Within Your Dog

    Signs Trouble Is Brewing Within Your Dog

    Have you noticed your usually cheerful dog beginning to act a little off? Perhaps they’ve been turning a deaf ear to commands or crowding your personal space more than usual. These small changes can be disconcerting, leaving you with that nagging feeling that something’s not quite right with your dog. Like us, your dog has…

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  • Say Hello For The Socially Unsure Puppy

    Say Hello For The Socially Unsure Puppy

    Welcoming a new puppy into your home is like opening the door to endless joy—those tail wags and adorable nose boops are pure magic. But, not every pup is an instant socialite at the sight of new people; some might retreat with anxious energy rather than bound forward with playful tail wags. It’s common for…

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  • Dog Submissive Urination: Urinates When Anxious Or Nervous

    Dog Submissive Urination: Urinates When Anxious Or Nervous

    As dog lovers, it is important to understand the mix of emotions when your dog’s excitement leads to an unexpected puddle on the floor. Submissive urination is more than inconvenient; it reflects your dog’s internal stress or desire to show deference. It’s easy to mistake these moments for acts of defiance, but often, they’re signs…

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  • How To Potty Bell Train Your Puppy

    How To Potty Bell Train Your Puppy

    Imagine this: you’re in the zone with work or soaking up some peaceful solitude, and then—yep, there it is—that telltale wet spot on the carpet. Wouldn’t it be great if your puppy could give you a heads-up before those little “toileting” accidents? We know all too well that the path to potty training is littered…

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  • Introducing The Collar And Leash

    Introducing The Collar And Leash

    If you’ve just welcomed a wiggly bundle of furry joy into your home, you’re gearing up for the next milestone: getting that adorable pup acquainted with its new collar and leash. If your little puppy is anything like every other playful pup out there, they will probably give the new collar and leash the side-eye.…

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  • Dog Aggression Basics

    Dog Aggression Basics

    Welcome to the complex world of dog aggression, a subject that can be as perplexing as it is distressing. It’s not easy when your beloved dog displays aggressive behavior. But don’t worry; you’re not alone on this journey. Understanding dog aggression is like piecing together a challenging puzzle – each piece is critical to seeing…

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