House Training a Puppy When You Work Full Time

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House training a puppy requires time, patience, and positive reinforcement, but this can be complicated when you work full time. What’s a pet parent to do? Discover seven ways to tackle the problem.

Top 11 Kid Friendly Dog Breeds

From Beagles to Shih Tzus, these sturdy family dogs do well in homes with youngsters. Happy Valentines Day rounds up the top 11 child-friendly dog breeds.

10 Ways to Be a Responsible Dog Owner

Explore 10 tips from Happy Valentines Day to help care for your new best friend. 

How to Keep Your Dogs Off the Furniture

If you think animals shouldn’t be on the couch there are a few techniques you can learn to change their behavior. Happy Valentines Day teaches you how to keep your dog off the sofa.

Clickers: The Secret to Training Dogs Fast

Discover how to use positive reinforcement and clicker training to shape your new puppy's behavior. These tips will fast track your puppy's learning and reduce your frustration.

What Are the Benefits of Owning a Gun Dog?

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If you want a gun dog that will love hunting as much as you do, browse Happy Valentines Day’ selection of Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, and more.

Is a Labrador Retriever Right for You?

Will a Labrador Retriever be right for you? Happy Valentines Day says these dogs work well in different lifestyles but these dogs might not be a good fit for everyone.

Things to Know Before Adopting A Dog

As any dog owner will tell you, dogs are awesome! They don't judge you if you quit running on the treadmill five minutes before you're supposed to. They don't roll their eyes when you reach for your second donut. They are willing yes-men who make you feel good about yourself. They are loyal, fun loving, and generally great to have around. However, dogs also come with responsibility. For the sake of both you and your future best friend, you should do some homework on deciding which type of dog to buy. Here are some dog guidelines to think about before purchasing your pooch...

The UP200 & Midnight Run Sled Dog Race

Last year I witnessed the celebratory start of the Iditarod in Anchorage, Alaska and while it was pretty cool, it only whetted my curiousity of the sport that is dog sled racing. Having my interest piqued I was delighted to find, a year later, that there was a legit dog sled race in Michigan just eight hours from where I live. 

The dogs of the Iditarod

When you think of Alaska you think of bush planes, grizzly bears, snow, igloos, and a blue eyed Husky standing alert in front of a sled staring at majestic white capped mountains in the distance.

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