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Where Can I Get Free Puppies?

One of the 20th-century’s greatest literary voices — I can’t remember off the top of my head whether it was Flannery O’Connor or Stevie Nicks — once wrote that there’s nothing cheaper than free. This may be true in theory, but puppies are not theoretical. They are living, breathing creatures who will depend on you for everything from food and shelter to love and exercise. If you’ve come here today asking, “Where can I get free puppies?” and are looking for definite answers about getting free puppies, you’re out of luck. You will get some

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Schedules and Guides for Feeding Puppies

Depending on which stage a puppy enters your life, different schedules and guides for feeding puppies apply. A puppy grows very fast, passing through several life stages quickly. Be responsive to your puppy’s special needs along the way. Bottle-Feeding Puppies Newborn puppies require bottle feeding. Photography by Soraluk Chonvanich / Shutterstock. If a newborn pup is especially large, if there are many puppies in the litter, or if you have undertaken to adopt and raise a newborn puppy, we’ll need to talk about bottle feeding puppies. For very small puppies, sometimes a

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Puppy Training — How to Prep for the First Two Months

Puppies and dogs do not arrive in our lives already understanding our house rules. If you have a new dog in your life, spending time on puppy training will serve both you and your dog for the rest of your dog’s life. Month one of puppy training The first month is the most critical month of your dog’s life so it’s important to follow proper puppy training. Photography ©sssss1gmel | Getty Images. This is the most critical month of puppy training. Immediately schedule a wellness exam with your veterinarian, and

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How to Tell If a Puppy Is a Boy or a Girl

Physical differences between male and female dogs are both slighter and less obvious than those between other kinds of domestic pets or farm animals. Distinguishing between a male and female turkey, for example, tends to be quite easy, especially once they reach maturity. Differences in size and plumage between these birds are clear and striking. The male turkey is much larger, more colorful, and has a more dramatic appearance. Among dogs, the average height and weight of females and males do vary, but the difference is normally only a few

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Why Is My Dog Vomiting White Foam?

Is your dog vomiting white foam? Bearing witness to your dog vomiting white foam can be disconcerting at the best of times and cause dog owners to panic at the worst. There are so many reasons for digestive upset in dogs, and they share so many similar symptoms, that general upset can be difficult for veterinarians to diagnose quickly. While some of the causes for a dog vomiting white foam — such as a dog finding rotting food in the garbage or ingesting a foreign object — can occur to any dog at any

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The Truth About Puppy Mills

If you see a cute puppy in a pet shop window or being sold over the internet, it’s possible that puppy came from what is known as a puppy mill or a commercial mass breeding operation. John Goodwin, senior director of the Humane Society of the United States’ Stop Puppy Mills campaign, who spearheads national advocacy work to end puppy mills, estimates that conservatively there are 10,000 puppy mills in the country producing about 2 to 2.4 million puppies per year. The majority of these puppies are then sold online

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