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Best Dog Breeds For Runners

Posted by Hot Dog Collars on 08/15/18 4:51 PM

Best Dog Breeds For Runners
If you're having trouble finding the perfect running partner, consider a four-legged friend. Most dog breeds make excellent running partners, but some excel more than others. What are the best dog breeds for runners? Certain breeds with pushed-in snouts can have trouble breathing so think carefully before choosing your next workout buddy. Dogs, like humans, need time and training for their bodies to adjust to running, so remember to take it...
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6 Names You Won't Hear Twice at the Dog Park

Posted by Hot Dog Collars on 11/02/17 5:16 PM

6 Names You Won't Hear Twice at the Dog Park
You love your new puppy. She’s smart, friendly and has the most unique personality you’ve ever seen. Which is why you now want to find a name matching her adorable qualities. Coming up with a truly unique name can be tough though. Sure, names like Molly, Rex, Maggie or Duke are great, but they are also found on practically every dog collar with a nameplate. You want something you won’t hear everyday. Below are six names you won’t hear twice...
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The Collar Still Fits! 5 Ways to Help Your Pup Lose Weight

Posted by Hot Dog Collars on 10/02/17 5:21 PM

The Collar Still Fits! 5 Ways to Help Your Pup Lose Weight
There’s nothing cuter than a pleasantly plump puppy with squishy cheeks and a round belly. But what happens if that baby fat never goes away? What if your canine companion actually starts to pack on the pounds over time? Don’t worry, you wouldn’t be alone. The Association for Pet Obesity Prevention found that over half (54 percent) of dogs were overweight or obese in 2015. Besides extra poundage being bad for your dog’s health, it may make t...
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Should You Buy a Puppy from a Breeder?

Posted by Hot Dog Collars on 09/28/17 5:23 PM

Should You Buy a Puppy from a Breeder?
If you’re new to the concept of dog ownership, understanding the pros and cons of purchasing your new pup from a breeder can be confusing. If your purchase from a reputable breeder, you’re sure to get a pup who looks and acts the part of a noble breed, free from upsetting past experiences that could cause later behavioral issues. If you adopt a dog from your local humane society, you’re saving them from a life of abuse and neglect. You’re gi...
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10 Things To Know About Puggles

Posted by Hot Dog Collars on 03/02/17 2:38 PM

10 Things To Know About Puggles
Many people are not familiar with the term "designer dog." This sounds like an adorable pooch that fits into your matching handbag, but in fact, it is a deliberate mating of two breeds with known characteristics to get the best of both. One popular combo is the "Puggle," which combines the adorable Pug with the self-assured Beagle. Here's a look at what you can expect when you combine these two breeds. Although the goal of designer...
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