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53 mistakes every dog owner makes

Bad human! No!! Stopping rubbing your dog’s nose in their poop! It just confuses them and smears it all over your carpet.

2. Not registering the microchip
2. Not registering the microchip
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Microchipping your dog is only half the battle - many owners don’t realise you have to also register the microchip with your name and current contact information for it to work.

Many registries charge a yearly fee.

Make sure your information is current every year, she adds.

This may be one of those little things that pet shops forget to tell you to do. From hidden costs to hidden diseases, there are some things that shouldn't be assumed when purchasing a pet. Here's advice from the horse's mouth.



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