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Girl and Samoyed dog reading outdoors on a beautiful day

2017 Summer Reading List for Dog Lovers

Summer is here, and we’re back with our annual tradition – the DogWatch Summer Reading List for Dog Lovers! This year’s round up features sled dogs, mysterious strays, desert companions, powerful noses, and more canine-friendly topics. Pick up one of these 10 great titles, or check out our previous DogWatch Summer Reading Lists, and enjoy a relaxing summer read in your favorite spot with your favorite four-legged friend by your side! (PS – Cat Lovers, we’ve got you covered, too!)
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photo of english springer spaniel and golden retriever in the woods, photo by Ida Myrvold via Flickr

How to Identify, Get Rid of and Prevent Ticks on Your Dog

Ticks can be an unavoidable part of the spring and summer months for many dogs and their owners. The staff at DogWatch Hidden Fences has a lot of experience with ticks, both from our customers and our own dogs. Here is how to safely identify and remove them, as well as some tips on how to avoid them in the future. Read post »

Woman in LA Dodgers cap with French bulldog in Dodgers jersey at Dodger Stadium

Play Ball, Fido! Dog-Friendly Major League Baseball Games for the 2017 Season

Batter up! The 2017 Major League Baseball season is officially underway, and we’re looking forward to cheering on our favorite teams. In recent years, many ball parks have held events that welcome our furry friends into the stands, too. So this year we’ve rounded up some of these upcoming events sure to delight all you baseball-loving dog owners out there. Check ’em out, and see if your local team has joined the dog-friendly club!
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Justin Gatlin and Missy Franklin poses with puppies! Copyright NBCUniversal

2016 Summer Olympians and Their Pets

The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil officially kick off tonight with the Opening Ceremony. We’re excited to watch all the Olympians compete for gold, and to get to know more about the amazing athletes and their sports.

Many Olympians are also animal lovers, and gain inspriation and support from their loyal, loving pets during all those grueling hours of training. Here are eight such Olympians and their adorable pets!
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