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About Simba's Mom

I was born and raised in California, lived in Pennsylvania for several years, and have recently moved to Delaware. I have gone from being a teacher for 20 years to a blogger and now back to teaching but still blogging. I have a great dog named Simba. Simba is a German Shorthaired Pointer. Life with Simba is an adventure every day. I have had dogs my entire life but I have learned most about dogs living with Simba. German Shorthaired Pointers really do become your best friend. They become extremely attached and that is why they say they have the Velcro phenomenon. Simba now has a sister 8 years younger and her name is Gypsy.

Make Getting Your First Pet Even More Joyful with These Money-Saving Tips

by Penny Martin There are few things in life that can bring as much unmitigated joy as getting a new pet — and if that pet is your first one, then you’re in for a real treat. Taking care of … Continue reading

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Halloween Safety With Dogs

Simba has not gotten along with small children since she was a puppy. As a pup, I trained her to feel more comfortable around children. However, I don’t take any chances when it comes to children’s safety and choose to … Continue reading

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Training Dogs To Respond

My name is S. I am the proud parent of 2 GSPs a 3.5 year old male named Huck and an almost 2 year old female named Liv. The difference in their personalities is fun to watch but can also … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Fleas for Dogs

Written by Clara Lou Have you ever tackled the problem of fleas in dogs? If not, you should know how dangerous they are and how you can prevent your dog from them. Those little jumpers can make your pooch’s life … Continue reading

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Alert! Dogs In Summer

We have all been waiting for the warm weather.  It’s finally here!  Your pups also love being out in the warm weather.  But beware.  There are precautions that you need to take to protect your pup from the warm weather.  … Continue reading

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Training Your Dog To Come

I trained Simba to come without a leash indoors to start. I started with having her sit and stay. At first, I could only take one step back before she tried to follow. Before she would get up I would … Continue reading

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Bringing A Puppy Home

Bringing a new puppy home is an exciting time. As exciting as it may be for you, it is equally terrifying for your new puppy. You will be taking him from his safe place, from his mother, and from the … Continue reading

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Dogs’ Separation Anxiety by Lisa Smalls

How you can help your dog with separation anxiety.Pets bring incredible joy to their owners and are often considered valuable and irreplaceable members of the family. And, to their credit, pets return that love tenfold. This is perhaps especially true … Continue reading

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Leash Train Your Puppy

by: Caroline Golon Thanks PupBox Puppies can begin leash training when they are teeny tiny. As surprising as it may seem, pups can begin learning leash skills at four to six weeks old. Pretty impressive, huh? It is best to … Continue reading

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Before Bringing Home A Puppy-Be Ready

There are necessary items that you must have at home before bringing home a puppy or a new adult dog for that matter.  Life would have been difficult when I brought Simba home if I had not been prepared.  Simba, … Continue reading

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