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How to Keep Your Puppy Safe Around Water

Spring is in the air! If it doesn’t seem that way in Kansas City, rest assured that no matter what the weather looks like today, spring is without a doubt right around the corner! And summertime is hot on its tail! The warm weather months bring fun in the sun and playtime around water, which […]

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Signs Your Puppy Loves You

You have been pouring your heart and soul into your puppy. Showing your undying love to your furry friend is part of your everyday life now that you’re a puppy parent. You wake up at the crack of dawn for your puppy, take him outside to go to the bathroom in sub-zero temperatures, and rush […]

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8 Things to Consider Before Getting a Puppy

The decision to get a puppy shouldn’t be taken lightly. Caring for a young, curious, and energetic puppy is a huge responsibility. Feeding, sheltering, and potty training your new pooch is really just the beginning.  New puppy parents quickly learn that training, socializing, and entertaining their fur babies is a highly demanding and never-ending process. […]

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What Do Puppies Learn at Training School?

Puppies aren’t born into the world knowing how to behave in a human household. In fact, the rules of living with people, in large part, go against a dog’s natural instincts. But even greater than canine instinct is a dog’s commitment to please his pet parents. When it comes to puppy training school, the following […]

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Do All Puppies Come From Puppy Mills?

Conscientious animal lovers are committed to help put an end to puppy mills whenever they can. One of the most effective ways to put puppy mills out of business is to avoid pet stores that get their puppies from these abusive dog breeding kennels. But this doesn’t mean that you have to avoid pet stores […]

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Things to Know Before Buying a Puppy from a Private Seller

Did you know that there are more places and ways to buy a puppy than going to a pet store? You might be surprised to learn that as little as 4% of all puppies that are sold in the US are homed via pet stores.   Most people get their puppies or dogs from either animal […]

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private seller

Why Are Dogs So Expensive?

Have you noticed that purebred and “designer hybrid” dog breeds are quite expensive? These puppies can retail for thousands of dollars. If you’ve ever wondered why dogs are so expensive, then this article is for you.  PRENATAL HEALTH CARE COSTS  It might come as a surprise, but pregnant mother dogs need just about as much […]

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What Happens to Puppies that Don’t Sell?

Have you ever wondered what happens to pet store puppies that aren’t sold?  If you’ve been to a pet store recently and saw an older puppy, you might have experienced a gut-level concern for that puppy. Customers may have been overlooking the older puppy in favor of playing with the new arrivals, and it made […]

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Where Do Our Puppies Come From?

In recent years, there has been a wonderful rise in conscientiousness concerning puppy welfare. Now more than ever, people want to make sure that they buy a puppy from an ethical breeder, as opposed to accidentally supporting a puppy mill.  You’re probably reading this article because you’re one of those commendable people. You want to […]

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