New on the Blog: Why Your Dog Goes Nuts in the Evenings.
You’ve walked your dog, played a little in the yard or let him run with her dog friends on a long walk. You’ve also worked all day, tidied around other humans in your house, or exhausted yourself trying to get them to tidy behind themselves. Dinner has been served, eaten and cleaned up. And now, you’re pooped – ready to sit down with your favorite beverage and watch something on television. (Read the full story here.)
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