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How much time do I need for a dog

How long can a dog stay at home alome? If you want to bring a new dog into your home, it is important to know in advance how much time you will need to take care of your dog. Also, if you want to become a dog sitter, this is a really important question to ask: How much time does the dog require to have his needs sufficiently met? Here's a handy checklist to help you find out!

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Introducing dogs to each other

Anyone who walks a dog every now and then knows how exciting it can be to meet another dog. To what body language signals should you pay attention to? And how do you ensure that a meeting runs smoothly? With these 5 tips, you can introduce your dog to a new friend in a safe and calm way.

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