Understanding Dog Behavior: What They’re Really Telling You

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When you look at the picture above, what do you see?Simple! It’s a happy smiling dog, right?Actually, it turns out the answer isn’t so simple.Would you be surprised if I told you that what humans often interpret as “smiling” in dogs doesn’t necessarily indicate happiness? More on that later.My guess is that like most pet […]

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1 Why August is a Crucial Month for Your Dog’s Health

August is an important month. Before you say it, I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking “Of course August is an important month. August 14 is National Creamsicle Day! I’ve been waiting all year for this!” While I completely agree that this refreshing summertime orange and vanilla treat makes the month extra special (I mean, it’s ice […]

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7 Dog Rescue by the Numbers

Numbers are a big part of the human experience.We use numbers to measure things like our intelligence, when we need to go to bed, how long we’ve been alive, our height, when we get to leave work, and when it’s too cold to go outside.We use other numbers to determine things like who’s the better […]

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Get to Know Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue

A dog rescue is a dog rescue, right? They’re all the same. Not necessarily. Muddy Paws Second Chance Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)3, non-profit, No Kill organization formed in the Council Bluffs, Iowa/Omaha, Nebraska area in 2014 by a small group of enthusiastic animal lovers… which has quickly grown into a very large group of enthusiastic animal lovers. We’re […]

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Dogs Available For Adoption: Week of April 4, 2016

Today’s post features nine awesome pups who are currently looking for their forever homes. To arrange to meet any of the dogs in this video, or to see all currently available dogs, visit our available pets page on our website. If you have any questions about the dogs, the adoption process, or anything at all, you […]

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