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5 Reasons Why We Love Pit Bulls

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5 Reasons Why We Love Pit Bulls

Pit bulls have such a stigma of being big mean dogs and there are many reasons why people think this but today we want to talk about reasons why we love them to break that stigma/stereotype. 1. They are actually really sensitive. (picture from https://www.maxandmaude.net/) Pit Bulls have a very high sensitivity rating amongst the dog breeds which means that they are easily affected by things around them. They can become very happy or very sad based on actions taken to them which shows that they are actually big sweethearts and they have feelings too. This is why they are recommended...

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10 Fun Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Dogs

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10 Fun Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Dogs

There are so many things that dogs do and have you ever wondered why? Well, we are bringing you some facts about dogs that we are sure some of you didn't know! 1. Dogs can smell you feelings! Their sniffers are way better than ours (100,000 times stronger) and can notice a difference in you if you get afraid or upset. This is because these emotions cause you to perspire and even if it is just the slightest amount, your dogs will notice. 2. Dalmatians are born white. They start out completely white and the spots form as they grow older. (Image...

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5 Shelters To Adopt From In and Around Chicago

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5 Shelters To Adopt From In and Around Chicago

A while back, we wrote a post about some great places to adopt in Canada. Today, we are here to tell you about some great shelters a little closer to home in and around Chicago! As you may know, we donate a portion of our proceeds to a local shelter called Alive Rescue! 1. Alive Rescue Their mission:  ALIVE Rescue is an animal rescue that protects the lives and the welfare of animals. We believe every animal has the right to a well-balanced, socialized and fulfilled life. We take on the responsibility to save, rehabilitate and place abandoned, abused and stray...

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How to Create an Easter Egg Hunt for Your Dog!

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How to Create an Easter Egg Hunt for Your Dog!

Easter is upon us and we wanted to give you guys some tips for how to share the love of Easter with your pets. So what better way to do that than to throw them an Easter egg hunt! Image from Dogtime.com The first thing to do would be to choose a location! It should be somewhere nice and open so that the dogs have lots of room to explore. A big yard is perfect or if you can convince a dog park to host one, then that would be the best! Image from lubrisyn.com Then you have to get some...

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5 Ways to Support Small Businesses Recovering from the Pandemic

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5 Ways to Support Small Businesses Recovering from the Pandemic

Running a small business is hard! Let alone trying to continue to run one while the government is requiring businesses to close their storefronts since the pandemic started. We wanted you to know that there are still ways to support us small business owners and help us continue to make a living. Check out these recommendations and also leave any more that you have in our comments section so that we can get this list even bigger! 1. Eat Take Out More A lot of small businesses are in the food industry and all those small restaurants have all this...

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