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Our Top Picks For Toughest, Durable Dog Toys For Heavy Chewers

Our Top Picks For Toughest, Durable Dog Toys   Welcome to Camp Ruff Ruff’s website. We will like to share our experience with heavy dog chewers and toys. Many of us have met or owned dogs that just destroy all toys and many of these toys are expensive. Destroying toys can be very dangerious. We’ve personally witnessed dogs destroy a toy …

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Keep Your Pooch Out of the Doghouse with These Tips to Avoid Doggie Disasters

 Keep Your Pooch Out of the Doghouse with These Tips to Avoid Doggie Disasters    While some dog habits are ingrained and unpopular among their human family members, it’s possible to replace those unwanted behaviors with more appropriate canine conduct. Many negative behaviors stem from a dog’s boredom, which often leads to mindless munching, excessive barking, digging, and other destructive acts. …

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Preventing LGD Failure – Meeting Your LGD’s Needs

 Preventing LGD Failure – Meeting Your LGD’s Needs  It can be confusing, especially for new owners of livestock guardian dogs (LGDs) to sort out which information to follow as oftentimes the advice they hear is contradictory. For example “never bring them in the house and don’t handle them a lot” versus “bring them inside where they feel safe and let the …

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Do You Really Need To Crate Train Your Dog?

Do You Really Need To Crate Train Your Dog?   The answer is a resounding…YES, you need to crate train your dog. A few words about crate training philosophy Your dog (or puppy) does not initially understand how to live inside a house when they come home with you (even older dogs or rescues). Their sense of smell can lead them …

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How to Choose a Dog Food That’s Actually Good for Your Dog

How to Choose a Dog Food That’s Actually Good for Your Dog   Anyone who has recently visited their neighborhood pet store has had a surprise in recent years. Gone are the days when Ol’ Roy’s and Purina were the mainstays of the dog food aisle. Instead, prospective consumers need to face the wall of food, where variety and brand names …

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Five Ways You Can Prepare to Own Your First Pet

 Owning a pet is a privilege. Yet, if you’ve never had one before, you may be overwhelmed by all that you have to consider. Here are five tips to help you find the pet of your dreams.    Navigate Choices Research is key before you select your pet. You have to be certain that your home and your lifestyle are compatible …

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Dog Park Safety

Dog Parks: Outdated Menace or Tool for Socialization?

 Dog Parks: Outdated Menace or Tool for Socialization?  How to evaluate and use your local dog park to have a good time while avoiding conflict Alot like TGIFriday’s, the social hub of the 90’s, dog parks used to be the secret socializing spot for dog lovers everywhere. Friends of Fido gathered in private fenced fields, formed their own social clubs, and …

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