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Join Us At Pet Fiesta!

Join Us At Pet Fiesta!

For those local to the NOVA area, please join us this Saturday, 10-4, at the Pet Fiesta in Reston! 

From pups to pros, all are invited! OLÉ! 

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20 Dogs Who Do Incredible Things For Their Humans

20 Dogs Who Do Incredible Things For Their Humans

A little bit of a unrelated followup on Jesse the Useful Jack Russell. Who knew you could sniff out counterfeit DVDs?

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Fetch Fitness: Stay Fit With Your Dog.

Fetch Fitness: Stay Fit With Your Dog.

The following workouts are divided into four weeks, perfect for cycling through each month, and are great for dogs and pet parents who want to lose weight together or just stay fit.

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Calming Signals: How To Tell If Your Dog Is Telling You To Calm Down

Calming Signals: How To Tell If Your Dog Is Telling You To Calm Down

The dogs have about 30 calming signals, perhaps even more. Some of these signals are used by most dogs, while other dogs have an incredibly rich ´vocabulary´. It varies from dog to dog.

 Dogs use this communication system towards us humans, simply because it´s the language they know and think everyone understands. 

We need to learn to understand the language of dogs so that we can understand what our dogs are telling us. That is the secret of having a good life together.

 

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Dog Power: The Short History of Dogs as a Power Source

Dog Power: The Short History of Dogs as a Power Source

We know of draft horses, oxen, and even camels, but did you know there were (and still are) draft dogs? 

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10 Fruits and Vegetables That Aid Dog Nutrition

10 Fruits and Vegetables That Aid Dog Nutrition

An apple a day keeps the doctor away. But what about the vet?

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Dogs Driving Cars

Dogs Driving Cars

Can a dog be trained to drive a car? New Zealand’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals proved it could be done!

 
 
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How A Dog’s Color Vision Affects Canine Sports

How a Dog’s Color Vision Affects Canine Sports

“Color in dog sports serves the purpose of not only making the event more bright and interesting, but if the colors are chosen properly, they can make the sport safer for the dogs.”