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Tracey J is a licensed vet tech. With over 5 years of veterinary technician experience, she's dedicated her life and career to dogs. When she's not studying or working, she's taking care of her Mini Australian Shepherd - Olympus!

Do Pitbulls Shed? – The Owner’s Guide to Pit Bull Shedding

Pit Bulls have become increasingly popular dogs for families in America. The days of being mislabeled as a dangerous dog has quietly faded. But if you plan on bringing these dogs into your home, you may be wondering how much Pit Bulls shed. Pit Bulls are single-coated dog breeds, so they won’t be excessive shedders. …

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Do Pomeranians Shed? – 4 Reasons For Heavy Shedding & Owner Tips

Pomeranians are famously known for their lavish fluffy coats, while having an equally bright and vibrant personality. Though they’re some of the best lap dogs in the canine kingdom, these dogs are probably not ideal for owners allergic to dogs. Pomeranians are moderate to heavy-shedding dogs. Thanks to their thick double coats, Poms tend to …

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Are Beagles Good With Kids? – A Parent’s Guide to Raising Beagles & Children

Beagles are popular family dogs because of their “mild temperaments.” They’re not too friendly, but not too aggressive. Not too timid, but also not overly social. However as a parent, bringing home any dog, including a Beagle, can be a real concern. Beagles get along great with kids and make perfect dogs for families with …

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Do Rottweilers Shed? – 5 Reasons For Rottweiler Shedding & Grooming Guide

Rottweilers are the ultimate guard dogs, perfect for a family that needs a loyal companion to protect the home. Their good-nature is something that meshes well into any family. But if you’re allergic to dogs, you may wonder how much Rottweilers shed. Rottweilers are moderate-shedding dogs that may experience heavier shedding depending on the season. …

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How Much Exercise do Golden Retrievers Need? – Activities & Requirements

What if you came home and found all the wool from your couch pillows scattered all over the home? You might call out the name of the most likely suspect: your Golden Retriever! But this may all be avoided by giving your Golden the necessary exercise. Golden Retrievers need at least one hour of exercise per …

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Do Maltese Dogs Shed? – The Guide to Maltese Shedding & Grooming

The Maltese is inherently playful and one of the most charming lap dogs you can find. But if you’re still wondering whether the Malteses’ long coats will shed, it’s a legitimate (and common) concern. So just how bad can the shedding get? Although the Maltese is a hypoallergenic dog breed, they still do shed some …

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Do Border Collies Shed? – An Owner’s Guide to Border Collie Shedding

As one of the best herding dogs in the world, Border Collies are lively, energetic and affectionate. Plus, they’re the smartest dogs in the world. But given the lush and fluffy coat of the Border Collie, some new owners may be concerned about their shedding. Most Border Collies will shed moderately throughout the year. But …

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Can Pugs Swim? – An Owner’s Guide to Swimming with Pugs

Pugs are small charming and affectionate dogs with a pinch of mischief. They can be quirky, but their playful personalities are hard to resist. But with short and stocky bodies, owners may wonder if they’re capable of swimming in water. Pugs can swim and will instinctively dog paddle when put in water. However, this doesn’t …

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Do Pugs Shed A Lot? – The Owner’s Guide to Pug Shedding

Pugs are mischievous dogs with a cheerful and affectionate personality. They make fantastic canine companions and even better lounge buddies. But if you’re planning on keeping a Pug, shedding is often a big concern for many owners. Pugs do shed, though not all shed the same amount. In most cases, Pugs are typically moderate to …

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Are Golden Retrievers Good With Kids? – The Parents’ Guide to Golden Retrievers

Golden Retrievers are known for their sweet disposition. However, not all Golden Retrievers may be super sweet dogs, especially around children. So as a parent, you may be wondering whether it’s safe for this large breed to interact with your kids. Golden Retrievers can be great with kids. After all, they were bred to retrieve …

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