Tipping Your Dog Groomer: How Much Is Fair at PetSmart?

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Navigating the world of tipping etiquette can be a bit of a minefield, especially when it comes to services like dog grooming at PetSmart. Are you supposed to tip, and if so, how much? As you dive into this blog post, you’ll gain a better understanding of how to handle tipping groomers at PetSmart and … Read more

Do Dogs Like Leashes? (why keep a dog on a leash)

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Whether dogs like leashes will mostly depend on how the leash is used and how well-trained and socialized the dog is. This article explores whether dogs like being on leashes, whether there are any benefits off-leash, and whether you should walk the dog leashed or off-leash. Do Dogs Like Being on a Leash? Whether a … Read more

Is It Cruel to Sell Your Dog? (how to do it ethically)

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Most people want what’s best for their pets, and for various reasons, people start thinking about selling. This is when they often ask whether it’s cruel or not to sell their dog or puppy. In this article, we explore whether it’s humane to sell a dog/puppy, why selling online is a bad idea, how to … Read more

How to Ask Someone to Pet Their Dog? (Tips & Etiquette)

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It’s simple to ask someone to pet their dog, but there are some ground rules to follow. If you believe it is appropriate to approach, you can be direct and simply ask the owner. Here’s how: In most cases, the proper way is to directly ask the owner: “Hello, may I pet your dog?” If … Read more

Petco Dog Groomers: Should You Tip and How Much?

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I’ve taken my dog to Petco many times, and just like you, I wondered if I should tip the dog groomer. While it may not be obvious to some, here’s the answer: This article explores why, when, how, and how much to tip a dog groomer at Petco. It’s a quick and easy guide to … Read more

Pushing Canine IQ: Is Breeding for Intelligence Possible?

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For the past 200 years, humans have been the main factor in the evolution of dogs. We’ve bred them to become our friendly companions, and we will be the ones to decide where their evolution goes. One of the most interesting aspects of dog evolution is whether we can breed them for intelligence. It is … Read more

What’s the Difference Between Rehoming and Selling a Dog?

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Rehoming a dog is about finding a good place for a dog that needs a new home. It means meeting the new owner and their new home and not asking for a high rehoming fee. Selling a dog is about making a profit out of the dog without an interest in where they’re going. While … Read more

How Many Dogs Are Too Many? American Household Insights

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Pet ownership is a joy and responsibility, merging emotions with practical aspects. But when it comes to our canine companions, just how many is the right number? Every dog deserves individual attention and care. So, while there’s an undeniable charm in a house bustling with wagging tails, it’s crucial to ensure each one experiences a … Read more