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Top 10 Boxer Dog Names

Here are the top 10 Boxer dog names and their meanings: #1 – ROCKY  > One who gives rest; strong, firm. (English) #2 – ROXY  > Dawn, light. (English and Persian) #3 – TYSON  > Fiery; high-spirited. (French) #4 – DUKE  > Leader; noble. (English) #5 – SADIE  > Princess. (English and Hebrew) #6 – […]

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Sleeping Boxer With Weird Snore

How cool is a snoring doggie? Pretty cool 🙂 Yes, Boxers and the majority of the short nosed dogs snore. Their noses are short and they are not able to cool or heat the air going in so it’s best to keep them in the cool for the summer because they can have some heat […]

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Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

Why do dogs tilt their head in response to human’s voice or some strange noise? It is a phenomenon that has long fascinated dog lovers. In England back in the 1880s, for instance, after fox terrier named Nipper’s human passed away, the dog was adopted by artist Francois Barraud. As Sharon Lynn Vanderlip recounts in […]

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Boxer Puppy Shopping List

You’re getting a puppy… you’re are excited and thrilled! However if this is your first dog you’ll need to have everything in this list. In case you have had a dog before, verify to ensure that what you have will adjust to the size and needs of your Boxer puppy. You’ll need: A leash and […]

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Babies and Dogs: Safety Tips

A newborn brings change to a home. These adjustments affect everyone – even the family dog. After adapting to new household dynamics, a lot of dogs come to value these additions. Till this time, common dangers between a baby and dog are quite a few. Some of the worst threats are dog bites. Knowledge of […]

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How to Safely Introduce Pet and Baby

As soon as you get Baby home from the hospital, these guidelines should allow for a stress-free introduction to your pet. 1. Greet your pet first As soon as you get home, the dog should be granted to greet you without the baby present. Just after the pet has calmed down should Dad appear in […]

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The Sweetest Babysitter Of All Time

Who needs a babysitter when you have the sweetest dog in the entire world? When a couple brought their first daughter home from the hospital they weren’t sure how the dog would react. Would she be jealous? Protective? They knew she would be a great family dog but they didn’t expect this! Watch the adorable […]

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Giving a Puppy As a Christmas Gift: 10 Steps

Who wouldn’t love a puppy for Christmas? In case you have loved ones or a friend who desires a puppy, then it will certainly put a smile on their face. Here is how to give them the “perfect Christmas gift”. 1. Talk to the person regarding this gift and ensure they are ready to take […]

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What Type of Music Do Dogs Like?

A couple of the latest scientific studies have demonstrated that the behavior of dogs may be influenced by the kind of music they are listening to. When a group of scientists led by Deborah Wells, an animal behaviorist employed by Queens University in Belfast, Northern Island, subjected 50 dogs in an animal shelter to Vivaldis, […]

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Tips to Keep a Dog Entertained When You’re Away

It always seems that your dog gives you “the look” whenever you are planning to leave. You understand the one I am talking about. That look with the longing, sad eyes, a little bit of whimpering and also a sad bark for good measure. You feel guilty, however you cannot have your dog with you […]

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