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 3 Dog Toys Your Pet Must Have

Top 3 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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American Pet Professionals | 8th Anniversary!!

American Pet Professionals | 8th Anniversary!!

What once started as a whim, American Pet Professionals celebrating its 8th Anniversary is significant news for all pet lovers and professionals. It is a way to bring together pet professionals from all areas of the industry. Dating back to February 24, 2009, it now has grown into a nationwide networking and educational organization for the pet industry, with members all across the country.

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Breeds of Bulldogs | America’s More Popular Breeds

Breeds of Bulldogs | America’s More Popular Breeds

Breeds of Bulldogs, or Bull breeds, are common throughout the United States. Perhaps it is their friendly disposition towards their owners that makes them so attractive or their photogenic looks.  It is therefore not surprising that people get enthusiastic whenever the topic of Bulldogs comes up. In fact, some feel it is the National Breed of […]

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Our Way Cool Dog T-Shirts Are Here!

Our Way Cool Dog T-Shirts Are Here!

Yes, we have finally done it! You have been asking us for cool dog t-shirts for a long time and we have obliged! Select from lots of different designs in men’s, women’s and children’s sizes! Each design is available in a variety of colors. And because creating these designs was so much fun, we are […]

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Sit-Stay Command | Training to Walk Your Dog

Sit-Stay Command | Training to Walk Your Dog

Using the sit-stay command when training to walk your dog requires a calm balance; the most important thing you can do before you ever pick up a leash to take your dog for a walk is to check yourself over emotionally. If you are upset, angry, frustrated or anxious, your walk will not be fun for either of you. Dogs mirror our state of mind, and anything that is not calm and assertive is counter-productive to training. It is better to put off walking your dog until you have entered a calm and balanced state of mind.

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Bulldogs | Personality to a Fault

Bulldogs | Personality to a Fault

Bulldogs are a favorite British Isles breed of the nineteenth century, produced for blood sports. Over the years, it has risen above its somber reputation of earlier times. Today it has become one of the most highly recognized and adorable faces on the planet.

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USDA Animal Records Eradicated, Green Lighting Puppy Mills

USDA Animal Records Eradicated, Green Lighting Puppy Mills

The Trump Administration has been challenged by HSUS for their secret mass removal of animal welfare records, previously listed on the Federal USDA website. Not only purging all animal welfare information from the public, it makes it easier for puppy mills, backyard breeders, and animal abusers to deceitfully operate and sell to pet stores and online buyers.

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2017 Dog Holidays in the United States

2017 Dog Holidays in the United States

Dog holidays 2017 in the United States usually means two things. It means vacations taken ‘with the family pet. Or it means special days, or dog holidays, that we can celebrate with our dog. This calls into mind dog-friendly lodging, dog parks, and/or dog-friendly amusement places. Unfortunately, many dog holidays sneak up on us. We […]

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