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What to Do When You Find a Lost Dog

This morning, I decided to go on a quick run with my dog, Scout, before work. While we were jogging down our usual path, a small pit mix ran up to us. My feelings went from confused to surprised to excited to protective of Scout, because you never know if a stranger dog is going to be nice to your pup right away.

The dog seemed harmless, so I checked her collar for a tag – nothing. She looked malnourished, but because she ran right up to me, I knew she had to be someone’s pet. I looked around to see if anyone was calling for her, but I heard nothing.

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Ways to Spend Quality Time With Your Dog

Your dog is your… best friend, roommate, emotional support, snuggle buddy – but most importantly, your companion. To him, you’re his everything and the main person that he interacts with all day. Let him know he’s special by making the effort to spend some extra quality time with him. Here are some great bonding ideas for you and your pup.

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How to Catch a Loose Dog

If you’ve ever tried to catch a loose dog, then you probably know how difficult it is if he isn’t exactly listening to you. He could be scared, nervous or even trying to play a game with you.

Scout GPS Tracker can only bring you to the dog’s exact location. Now, here’s how you actually get a hold of him once you know where he is.

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Dog Toys from Old Clothing – DIY

Do you have any old clothing that you just don’t wear anymore, but you don’t want to be wasteful and throw it away? Are you sick of spending money on toys that your dog is just going to rip apart in three minutes anyway? Try this DIY.

Here, we show you how to upcycle your old clothing into toys that your dog will love. Not only will you get a second use out of your old T-shirts, but you will also save yourself a few trips to the pet store.

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Scout Success Story: Banjo

A few months ago, my boyfriend, Hunter, and I were on our way home to Gainesville, FL from Atlanta, GA. We had our dog, Banjo, with us in the car, and he was very well-behaved the whole car ride. I would have never guessed that I almost lost my dog forever that day.

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How to Get Rid of the Dog Smell in Your Home

Owning a dog is one of the best decisions you’ve ever made in your life. It’s so rewarding and spirit-lifting when you see that tail wagging and hear those little paws on the ground every time you walk through the door. However, there is one question you ask yourself every time you get home.

“Does it smell like dog in here?”

If you have to ask yourself that question, the answer is probably “yes.” You may feel helpless after going through five candles and not making any long-term progress, but don’t worry, we have some advice that can save you.

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How to Prepare for Doggie Daycare

Packing and planning for vacation can always be so exciting. You’ve got all of your favorite outfits picked out, your snacks are prepared for the travel time, and you can’t wait to get out the door but there’s just one thing that is bumming you out… you have to leave your dog.

Kennel boarding your dog can be pretty scary when you go on vacation, especially if it’s Sparky’s first time being away from you for more than a few days. Here are some tips to make sure that your dog will be happy and well taken care of while you’re away.

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