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What things are necessary to provide a healthy life for your dog? Most owners would answer nutrition, regular vaccinations, parasite control, and regular veterinary exams. Few, if any, would answer socialization. But socialization is a key to the overall wellness and health of dogs. Credit: Getty Creative Improperly socialized dogs risk their own health, pose an injury risk to others, and often jeopardize the ability to provide ideal medical care when it is needed. Here are four reasons why socialization should be a part of a dog wellness program. Fear and Its Unhealthy Hormones Poorly socialized dogs are fearful of unusual or new circumstances. This sets off neurological signals that...

I've heard it many times before: You have a large dog in an apartment? That's just cruel! But I have some good news, renters-it's not cruel to have a big dog in an apartment, if you do it the right way. In fact, some large dog breeds make excellent apartment pets! Ensure rental bliss for you and your overgrown furry friend with these tips. Credit: Getty Find the Right Neighborhood Some neighborhoods are more dog-friendly than others. Before you start your apartment search, make sure you choose a neighborhood with plenty to offer you and your pet. You'll want to make sure there is grass nearby for your pup to do his or her business, places to go for a walk, and a park for some much-needed...

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Looking for a way to find your lost dog that doesn't include visiting countless shelters, posting numerous flyers and offering hefty rewards? With FindingRover.com, you can locate your missing pet using facial recognition technology, according to the Associated Press. FindingRover.com is a website and app that reconnects owners and their dogs by using picture of the missing pooch. With a smartphone, take a front-facing image of your dog that has a clear shot of its eyes and nose - the two most important features the facial recognition technology uses to identify the animal. Once the photo is approved, FindingRover.com keeps the pet's file in its system. When a lost dog is located, the...