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If you’re thinking about adopting a dog, try to keep an open mind about the age of your new companion. Many wonderful older dogs in shelters and foster care tend to get overlooked simply because they aren’t in the puppy stage. 

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Summer is in full swing, and for many of us, that means enjoying the sunny days outside with our dogs and cats. While you’re having fun with your furry friends this summer, take these simple precautions to protect your pet from warm weather woes. Never leave your pets unattended in cars. The temperature inside a parked car can quickly rise to a deadly level for pets, even on mild days. Never leave your pets unattended in a parked car for any amount of time. If you need to run errands that involve getting out of the car, please leave your pets...

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Although downtown Atlanta certainly has its appeal, dog parents in the suburbs don’t have to venture very far to find a pup-friendly park. Whether you want to become a regular at your favorite dog park or simply find a new hangout spot, check out our list of the best dog parks outside the perimeter.  1. Brook Run Dog Park – Dunwoody Photo via Bring Fido Brook Run Dog Park is at the top of our list because of its amenities and its accessibility. Located on North Peachtree Road, the park is easily accessible from 400, 285, and local roads. The...

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Although Fourth of July traditions can be incredibly enjoyable and relaxing for people, they can be stressful for pets. Firework displays, large social gatherings, hot and humid weather, and typical holiday food can pose safety concerns for our furry friends. While you’re having fun this weekend, remember these tips to keep your pets safe and happy: NEVER set off fireworks near your pets. Aside from being frighteningly loud, amateur fireworks can be dangerous for curious pets. Your pet could approach a lit firework without knowing the consequences. Unlit fireworks can also be harmful if left unattended, as they contain potentially toxic...

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As dog owners, we spend a lot of time teaching our pups. From crate training to leash etiquette, from basic commands to proper socialization, we teach our dogs to behave and adhere to our expectations. It’s easy to think of dogs as our students, but our canine companions are also our teachers. Dogs have an endearing, honest way of reminding us what really matters in life. They help us lighten up and remember what our priorities should be. As a dog owner, I have witnessed firsthand how dogs can help people be happier and healthier. My dog continues to remind...

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