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PHOTOS: Tips For Raising A Happy And Healthy Dog

First Posted: 05/17/2012 3:43 pm   Updated: 05/21/2012 10:25 am

Dog expert Victoria Stilwell joined me on Mondays With Marlo and she had so much wonderful advice to share. Raising a dog is not as simple as some people might have you believe. There are many things you can do to ensure that your dog lives a happy and healthy life. Here's a slideshow of some of Victoria's top tips for caring for your best friend:

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It is vital that owners do their research before getting a dog. All too often, people make snap decisions and get a dog that is not suitable for their lifestyle (breed, energy level, size, etc), quickly discovering that they are unable to provide the environment and care that the dog needs. Unfortunately, many of these dogs end up in shelters as owners are not prepared for what it takes to raise a dog successfully.



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