The MP Blog — dogs

Spring Cleaning is for the Dogs (&cats)

Posted by Lindsey Testerman on
Spring Cleaning is for the Dogs (&cats)
We all get that spring itch to start cleaning up the house, purging the junk we no longer need and just freshening up the areas we spend time in. So, what does this Spring cleaning mean for our furry roommates? While Fluffy isn’t going to help you scrub and mop, their areas and daily essentials are in need of a good freshening just as much as your garage is.
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Pet First Aid Awareness

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Pet First Aid Awareness
April is National Pet First-Aid Awareness Month and the perfect time to talk about your knowledge on common pet injuries. 
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How Do Deaf Dogs Learn Sign Language?

Posted by Cierra Voelkl on
How Do Deaf Dogs Learn Sign Language?

About 5-10% of dogs are born deaf in America every year. Many dogs can also become deaf later on in life from old age and other diseases. When dogs are born deaf, they never actually know that they're deaf! Yet these dogs have proven to be so intelligent and have an urge to learn. Deaf dogs are often taught hand signals, like sign language, in order to do things like sit, down, stay, come and much more! But HOW exactly do they learn this? Well, it's much like how hearing dogs are taught to respond to voice commands.  Photo Credit:...

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Dog Thefts on the Rise Worldwide

Posted by Cierra Voelkl on
Dog Thefts on the Rise Worldwide
As we all know, pet ownership has increased dramatically during the pandemic as people adopted and purchased pets to keep them company in quarantine. But thieves are taking advantage of the high demand for dogs as shelters worldwide continue to have shortages. small and easy-to-grab breeds and puppies are being stolen by heartless thieves and then resold to unaware parties.
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What Dogs are the Best Apartment Dogs?

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What Dogs are the Best Apartment Dogs?

In today’s day and age, especially if you live in a big city, most people live in apartments instead of houses with yards. Some people believe that dogs shouldn’t live in an apartment but what they don’t know is that while some dogs thrive having a yard, most dogs can be in an apartment if you stimulate them and take them on walks. But some dogs are more fit for that urban living life than others. Overall, the best dogs for apartments are those that are calm, quite and have lower energy levels. Here are some of the best breeds...

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