Dog Supplements | How Useful Are Probiotics/Hemp Dog Supplements?

Dog Supplements | How Useful Are Probiotics/Hemp Dog Supplements?

Dog supplements are confusing to many dog owners. A direct answer to the question of whether or not a dog needs additional supplements is, “it depends.” Unfortunately, it can become pretty confusing as to what exactly would be right for one particular dog and not for another. The following list of supplements should help pet owners […]

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Fleas and Ticks – 100% Natural Control Through TripleSure

Fleas and Ticks – 100% Natural Control Through TripleSure

A female flea can lay 20 eggs a day; half that number is females. Without a flea control treatment, by the end of two months, there will be approximately 20,000 fleas on your pet and in your home. And by using a natural and safe treatment like TripleSure, your home will become a pet utopia, instead of being smothered in deadly toxic chemicals.

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How to Care for Dogs With Disabilities

How to Care for Dogs With Disabilities

If you are one of those people who love their dogs just like any other family member and would do anything necessary to make sure that the life of your paralyzed canine friend is much easier and happier, read on to find out how you can do you may need to increase the number of baths to make sure that he is as clean as possible. Use baby wipes to clean the skin after urination, using very gentle motions.

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Why Owning a Dog Can Make You a Better Parent

Why Owning a Dog Can Make You a Better Parent

If you are planning to start a family, remember that first owning a dog can make you a better parent later on … an invaluable experience!

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Dogs Pooping Blood

Dogs Pooping Blood

Any change in dog stools that causes the condition of dogs pooping blood is a red flag, whether it is the color, the consistency, or the frequency. If the feces is dark, black or tar-like, there is blood in the dog stools.

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Canine Anorectal Diseases – What Are They and What to Do About Them

Canine Anorectal Diseases – What Are They and What to Do About Them

Canine anorectal diseases relate to illnesses or medical problems of a dog’s rectum and anus. Canines with anorectal diseases will have some type of deformation in this area, with anal sac disease one of the most common diseases in a dog’s anal region.

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Pet Therapy is Gaining Popularity and Emotional Support

Pet Therapy is Gaining Popularity and Emotional Support

Pet therapy is not a new concept in itself, but current research is finding new hypotheses, new conceptions, and new theories to study. Grants are becoming readily available for analyzing the health of children, healthy aging for elderly people, mental health, and individuals who are very ill. The good news is that society is opening up to the idea of using animals or pets for various fields of therapy, not just the medical field.

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Dog Care – Five Simple (But Important) Things to Remember

Dog Care – Five Simple (But Important) Things to Remember

Owning a dog is a huge commitment and basic dog care is important to know:  beginning training as a young puppy, routine vet checks, feeding them the right food, keeping their toe nails trimmed, grooming on a routine basis,  learning to recognize illnesses and injuries, and becoming best of friends clear to the end.

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Top Dog Toys Your Pet Must Have

Top Dog Toys Your Pet Must Have

… playtime is not the only thing that dog toys are good for. In many cases, they provide a sense of bonding, they can test the dog’s brain and most of all, they can provide them with plenty of exercises. These dog toys all do different things for the owner and the dog alike.

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Cedar Chips and Fleas – Non-Toxic Insect Repellant for Fleas? (Revised)

Cedar Chips and Fleas – Non-Toxic Insect Repellant for Fleas? (Revised)

Using cedar chips or mulch in the garden area may cause breathing difficulties in you and your dog, especially if the dog is older or very sick. OSHA has found that the fumes in cedar affect organs: blood, bone marrow, central nervous system, eyes, respiratory system, skin, liver, and kidneys. So consider carefully before using them around your dog.

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CCD in Dogs – Chromosome 34 Points to People with OCD

CCD in Dogs – Chromosome 34 Points to People with OCD

Located in Medford, Mass., the research was led by veterinarian investigators and investigators associated with human medicine. They identified canine genetic pathways in Doberman Pinschers. The importance of this discovery is that it may lead to better therapies for human OCD, obsessive compulsive disorder, along with better medical and psychological treatments.

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Canine Dementia in Your Aging Dog, or Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Canine Dementia in Your Aging Dog, or Canine Cognitive Dysfunction

Elderly dog dementia and adoptions for the older dog are rapidly trending. We have seen an increase in information about the elderly dogs in general and those with canine cognitive dysfunction.

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Happy Puppy Day! Celebrate With Your Puppy or Older Dog to Make This a Very Special Day

Happy Puppy Day! Celebrate With Your Puppy or Older Dog to Make This a Very Special Day

Do something special with your puppy. Go to the dog park and play with a brand new frisbee. Take a run in a new area. Get a new ball and play catch in the backyard. Give your dog a bath and a haircut for the summer. Get a new collar and leash …

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Dog Feeders – What Dog Owners Should Know

Dog Feeders – What Dog Owners Should Know

A lot of dog owners prefer to buy water and feed-based bowls based on their dog’s age or health issue. This is usually addressed by the design of the unit. For example, young puppies chew on their bowls and then haul them around to the back yard to bury them. In that case, it is preferable to purchase dog bowls that are cheap, not created for their aesthetic design,  and usually on cheaper by the dozen!

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5 Pitbull Misconceptions – How Much Damage Are They Doing?

5 Pitbull Misconceptions – How Much Damage Are They Doing?

Pitbull misconceptions are destructive to the breed, leading us to one simple fact. Few dog breeds can stir up such intense feelings as that of Pitbulls. For most people, the American Pit Bull Terrier and related breeds are big, scary dogs that are aggressive and dangerous. Statistically, those who had a personal experience with an […]

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Human Vitamins and Supplements for Dogs – How Safe Are They?

Human Vitamins and Supplements for Dogs – How Safe Are They?

Human vitamins and supplements for dogs. Hmmm…sounds rather contradictory, doesn’t it? But as time marches on, dog experts and veterinarians are accepting this unique relationship between humans and dogs. They also make it a priority to point out issues with toxicity if not handled properly.

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Pets at Home – What Can Children Learn From Them?

Pets at Home – What Can Children Learn From Them?

Pets at home spending time with children. Who is teaching who, and who is learning what? Those  of us who have pets at home know what a joy it is to be a pet owner. It’s perfect for adults since animals can instantly lift our mood, making us feel childish and young at heart for a short time.

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