Best Guard Dogs for Families

guard dogs for families

Having a guard dog in the family is an essential way to ensure safety and security. Not only are these dogs loyal protectors, but they are also great companions for the whole family. When choosing guard dogs for families, it is important to consider certain characteristics like size, temperament, and exercise needs. Finding a guard…

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Small Dogs Help Veterans with PTSD and other Disabilities

small dogs help veterans

Many Veterans suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after returning from combat. Symptoms of PTSD can include anxiety, depression, and flashbacks. Small dogs help Veterans and can be a great companion for Veterans suffering from PTSD and other disabilities. Studies have shown that interacting with animals can help reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression. Dogs…

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5 Ways To Help Your Local Animal Shelter

Local Animal Shelter

Animal shelters are there to help dogs, cats and other animals in need find their forever homes. Shelters receive animals for a variety of reasons from a variety of different circumstances. Some dogs are brought to a local animal shelter because the owners can no longer take care of them. Some are brought to shelters…

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Puppy Wrestling Match – and the winner is…

Daisy Golden Retriever

As I mentioned in my last article here we have a new member of the Dogs for Vets family. My little brother, Gunner, has turned out to be a formidable wrestler…but alas, no match for a big, tough Golden Retriever like me. I take my wrestling abilities quite seriously and this new little squirt shall…

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Health Benefits of Dogs are Amazing

Health Benefits of Dogs

The health benefits of dogs include many different things. We all know how much service and therapy dogs help veterans but a dog can actually help improve your health in many diverse ways. Having a dog can improve your mental well-being, lessen your doctor visits, and strengthen your cardiovascular health. Dogs can also improve recovery…

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In Home Dog Sitting for a great Alternative to Boarding

Dog Sitting Las Vegas | Wheaten Terrier

I’ve had numerous dogs in my life time. I found they all have different personalities. Some are more independent when they get out among other dogs and people and some are intimidated by them. Dogs are like people and we all know who we are attracted to. In home dog sitting is the best alternative I have…

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How to Pick the Dog that is Right for You

Making the decision to get a dog is a great thing for your family, but getting one is more complicated than just heading to the pet shop, breeder, or rescue and picking out your favorite. As you choose a dog, it’s important to agree with the rest of your family on the breed, behavior, age,…

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