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Tuffy's Dog Toys- What Makes Them so...Tuff?

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Toughest Squeaker and Plush Dog Toys We've Ever Seen! Not all dog toys are created equal- especially the Tuffy's brand! These tough dog toys stand out among the rest. There are no other plush squeaker toys that come close! We have tried and tested them on Penny and were impressed. They're heavy duty, well made toys with tons of stitching and a soft (but durable) shell. Here's a little more on what makes them so awesome: How are Tuffy's dog toys made? We also like that Tuffy has their own toughness rating scale to make buying these toys easier. See below:...

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Bringing Home the Baby- Penny's Story

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It all started when the female human started smelling funny. Well, not funny. Different. She didn’t act different, didn’t pet me different, just smelled different. This was around 10.5 years ago, or a little over 1.5 human years ago. Now there is a human puppy running around my house, pulling my hair, and barking at me all the time. I heard the humans calling her a baby. She gets all the attention now. She gets all the walks now. My life will never be the same again. Here is my story. 2 weeks into pregnancy: 8/13/16 The female human smells...

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Finding Dog Poop in the Fall- an Engineer's Solution!

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Find poop in the colder weather with a little help from technology! Also, code for a discount at the end of the story for reading!

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Nail Clipping Advice

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Many dog owners are apprehensive about trimming their dog’s nails because they are nervous about cutting into the quick. But with the right conditioning and careful cutting, pet nail clipping can be a simple, stress-free activity for you and your dog.  Dogs who do not spend plenty of time running around outdoors or wearing their nails down on hard surfaces will need to have their nails trimmed at least once a month. Smaller dogs who don’t get as much outside activity may need more often clipping.  Long nails can become ingrown or snag as your dog walks. Provide your dog...

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Spring Cleaning- Dog Hair, Grooming Tips, Shedding, and More!

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Hey fellow dog owners! It's spring, and that means our dogs become shedding monsters. It appears that the further north you live, the more fur your dog will shed in the spring months. Having moved from Minnesota to Charlotte, our dogs have been shedding like crazy! We love how warm and sunny it is here compared to the far north, but it comes at a price. In this blog article, we will revisit some of the things we've discussed before, and go into some new tips and tricks as well. Let's dive right in! Super Stinky, Hot Dogs Part I- Bathing...

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