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Ashleigh-Dawn Watson is a talented and highly versatile writer with approximately twenty years of experience writing highly engaging copy ranging from creative works, blogs, and op-ed pieces to informative articles, advice columns, and other varying forms of web content. Although her college background is in Psychology, Ashleigh-Dawn has been nurturing her talent for the written word since she was a child and has many published and unpublished works, including a Sex and Relationships column, guest spots on numerous blogs, and a wide variety of articles that span the internet and a plethora of niches.
Her hobbies include creating music, writing, baking, and working out to burn off the calories. Ashleigh-Dawn lives on Vancouver Island on the west coast of Canada with her daughter Katy, husband Phil, and a little long-haired chihuahua name Belle.

9 Tips for Training Your Dog

Training a new pet can be an extremely arduous process. They certainly have the ability to understand commands, but without the correct leadership commands are useless. People make a ton of mistakes too, which they’re completely unaware of. Sending mixed messages to a dog can be very confusing for them and can make the training process even harder, so ensuring ...

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6 Odd Dog Behaviors Explained

Dogs are a lot like us in a number of ways, but they have very different urges, limited understanding, and tons of odd behavior that seems very foreign and at times disgusting. While you cannot completely resolve all of their odd behaviors, it would at least be nice to know the motives behind them. Here’s a quick look at eight ...

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8 Famous War Dogs

Although it seems impossible to imagine, there have been a great deal of dogs who’ve been a part of war. Some of these dogs weren’t trained for military service at all but still exhibited strengths like courage, loyalty, and keen hearing and scent. The eight famous war dogs below mostly fell into their positions as part of military action, so ...

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9 Oldest Dog Breeds

Did you know that dogs have been domesticated since 16,000 years ago? Not as we would typically believe, but they were trainable and did work for their masters much like an ox or horse might. According to Express.co.uk’s research, “Chinese Emperor Ling Ti falls so in love with his dogs that he gives them the rank of senior court officials.”. ...

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9 of the Most Popular Dog Breeds for 2014

People and dogs go together like peanut butter and jelly, so it comes as no surprise that they are, by far, the most popular pets. When one decides to bring a dog into their home, they have certain qualities in mind. These include intelligence, obedience, and companionship, which coincidentally seems to be a predominate need people have in a pet. ...

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9 Dogs Owned By World Leaders Throughout History

World leaders throughout history have always kept pets, but dogs have always held a very special place in their hearts. Whether these leaders belonged to the monarchy, a world-changing political movement, or even an evil regime, their dogs were beloved members of their families who were well-cared for in life, and for the most part, venerated in death. Below are ...

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14 Most Intelligent Dog Breeds

When one is looking to bring home a dog, one of the things that factors into the decision is their intelligence. Finding out the intelligence level of specific dog breeds is important in terms of how easily a dog can be trained and how obedient and responsive they will be based on their ability to understand commands. This will give ...

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The 9 Most Exotic Dog Mixes

We’ve all heard of the run-of-the-mill dog breeds, and it seems that everyone has a Golden Retriever or Chihuahua, but what about those who really want a rare and exotic breed of dog that makes their brood one of a kind? Here’s a look at the nine most exotic dog mixes and where they come from. You may even find ...

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The 9 Dogs Women Love Most

Women are suckers for fuzzy animals, and although some women prefer cats, there are for more women interested in dogs. This can be due to their companionship, protective nature, sweet personalities, or their cuteness factor, but its true all the same. A woman will always be enthusiastic over a dog that is safe for their family and very loving, which ...

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8 Dog Breeds to Avoid Buying if You Have Children

One of the most popular reasons a family will purchase a dog is for their kids. The dog will be a companion for the entire family and can give children the opportunity to learn how to care for a pet when they are young. Although dogs are an excellent pet to choose for adding to your family, there are some ...

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