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During the spring, warmer weather lures both owners and pets into the great outdoors. And for your pet's seasonal debut at the park – or even your backyard – a spiffy new collar or leash can make all the neighborhood dogs and cats green with envy. Many pet collars and leashes on the market are not only fashionable, but also functional – offering flea and tick protection or built-in waste bag dispensers. So this spring, whether your dog is ready to hit the beach or your cat is ready to terrorize birds, our friends at Zootoo rounded up some of their favorite collars and leashes to keep your pets chic and comfortable. ecoPure Naturals For an effective, all-natural way to keep...

MiikaS, Flickr Meet Mary Burch, American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen director and Paw Nation's expert columnist addressing your questions on animal behavior. Dr. Burch has more than 25 years of experience working with dogs, and she is one of fewer than 50 Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists based in the United States. She is the author of 10 books, including the new official book on the AKC Canine Good Citizen Program, "Citizen Canine: 10 Essential Skills Every Well-Mannered Dog Should Know." Q: We have a Lab/Chow mix who we got from the Humane Society when she was 6 years old. She is 9 years old now. We don'’t know anything about her history before we got her. She is very sweet...

TheGiantVermin, Flickr Meet Mary Burch, American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen director and Paw Nation's expert columnist addressing your questions on animal behavior. Dr. Burch has more than 25 years of experience working with dogs, and she is one of fewer than 50 Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists based in the United States. She is the author of 10 books, including the new official book on the AKC Canine Good Citizen Program, "Citizen Canine: 10 Essential Skills Every Well-Mannered Dog Should Know." Q. I am a college student and I have a 1-year-old dachshund, Tippy, that I got from a rescue group. I like taking Tippy for a walk, but she pulls on the leash the whole time. Why does...

This Year's Love, Flickr Meet Mary Burch, American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen Director and Paw Nation's expert columnist addressing your questions on animal behavior. Dr. Burch has over 25 years of experience working with dogs, and she is one of fewer than 50 Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists based in the United States. She is the author of 10 books, including the new official book on the AKC Canine Good Citizen Program, "Citizen Canine: 10 Essential Skills Every Well-Mannered Dog Should Know." I have two big mixed-breed dogs, Sadie and Sally. Normally when we go for walks, I use two leashes so that I can better control them. I would love to try one of those coupled leashes,...

Rudi looks adorable in a One Eye Blue collar and leash and yours will too! Photo: Kristen Seymour One Eye Blue (the company whose motto is "cool dog stuff for cool dog people") cares about animals -- and about you -- which is why they've put together this fun prize package. One lucky Paw Nation reader will win a leash and collar in their choice of color and pattern, as well as a large therapeutic mat. These collars and leashes are of high quality and come in loads of fun prints, so you'll have no trouble finding one that appeals to you (or your dog's) sense of style. The coolest detail: The seat belt buckle clasp that closes the collar -- it works well and looks great. The therapeutic...

Getty Images For those of us who consider our pets as members of our families, it can be difficult to resist the urge to splurge on pet toys and treats. But wouldn't it be nice if the money we spent not only benefited our pets, but also pets in need? Wouldn't you love to support companies that care? Fortunately, there are many businesses that donate portions of their proceeds to charity. Here are three such companies: LULODOG Products: Organic grooming supplies (all ingredients are listed on the LuLoDog Web site) made in a cruelty-free manner. The shampoo we tested (Tangerine & Vanilla) comes in an attractive silver bottle with a pump top, which is so much easier to use than a regular...

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