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26 Helpful “Dog Chart” That Owners Should Have Around

“Dog Chart” to Help You Take Care of Your “Fur Baby”

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Scanning through long posts can take hours to find what you are looking for. I’ve found the best chart for each dog problems and questions people regularly have. Go ahead and print these out for guidance and sharing!

1. This dog body language translation chart to help you decode your pup’s many strange behaviors!!!

Chart on dog body language

2. This chart on how much exercise your dog’s breed should get every day.

Exercise rules by breed

3. This incredibly insightful chart on how dogs sleep (FACT: Dogs don’t follow a binary sleeping pattern like we do!!!)

Dog sleep patterns

4. This adorable chart on where the world’s dog breeds are from originally!!!

Where in the world dogs come from

5. This graphic on dog breeds and their many varying characteristics

6. Benefits of positive reinforcement training!!!!

Using positive reinforcement while training

7. This chart on how dogs age, with Tom Hanks as the reference, naturally

Chart on how dogs age

8. This quick lil’ dog leash etiquette lesson

Keeping space between pups

9. This how-to on the Heimlich maneuver, aka how to help your dog if they’re ever choking on something

Heimlich Maneuver for dogs

10. This potentially lifesaving info on heat stroke

Understand what heat stroke looks like in dogs

11. This handy-dandy dog barking decoder

Why is your dog barking

12. This infographic on the most common health issues for popular breeds

Common problems with popular breeds

13. This fascinating chart on wolf-to-dog evolution!!!!!!

Wolf to dog evolution

14. This VERY important guide on car safety for pupperinos!

Travel advisories with dogs

15. This brief chart on puppy dog eyes, among other things!

Chart of puppy eyes and what they mean

16. This helpful chart on which fruits your dog can and can’t eat

Foods that are good and bad for dogs

17. And this guide on lots of other safe and not-so-safe foods!

Foods dogs should/shouldn't have

18. Easy-to-digest chart on the different types of service dogs, for anyone who might be a little confused

Different kinds of service dogs

19. How to do CPR on your dog (in case of emergencies)

Chart showing dog CPR

20. Which over-the-counter meds should be OK to give to your pup (but be sure to double-check with your vet, just to be safe!)

Chart on over-the-counter meds that you may use with a vet's permission.

21. How to *properly* clean your stinky one’s ears

Chart on how to clean dog ears

22. This guide on how to train your dog with hand signals

Chart teaching hand signals for Stay, Sit, and Down

23. Of course, I had to include a tail translation guide!!!

Chart on what a dog's tail is telling you

24. Need more info on dog behaviors? How about facial expressions and noises?!

Chart explaining dog faces and noises

25. This Chew-o-meter™ for anyone who needs help picking out a new chew for their fur baby!

Chew chart of toughest to softest

26. And lastly, this sweet lesson on filling your dog’s “emotional cup”

Chart explaining how to keep your pup happy.

I hope these simple guides help you build a wonderful bond with your fur baby!

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