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  • From The Dog Daily

    • Your dog can be a professional actor

      Dogs often appear in television shows, movies, commercials and more. If your dog has star quality, it could be a hit in Hollywood and enjoy the spotlight too.

    • DNA testing your dog

      With approximately 50 percent of the U.S. dog population composed of mixed breeds, it's a question many dog lovers hear. In the past, guesses at the breed mix were based on appearance and temperament, but now DNA testing can unlock the mystery of a dog's genetic heritage.

    • 3 most common dog-related allergies

      Allergies are one of the leading causes of visits to the veterinary office: They account for up to 25 percent of visits, according to some estimates.

    • Can a dog help your child read?

      Reading assistance dog programs are popping up at libraries, schools and nonprofit organizations. Both organizers and participants say the literacy dogs are making a significant difference in the lives of children.

    • Private or group dog-training classes?

      Although the old saying holds that "you can't teach an old dog new tricks," it's actually never too late or too early to train your dog.

    • Best dog breeds for kids

      Are you at last ready to get your children that puppy they've been begging for?

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