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  Happy Thanksgiving 2014!  Happy Thanksgiving to all our readers, fans and those just dropping by, from our girls! Have a wonderful day today and save some turkey for your favorite four-legged family members. ********************************************************************************* ************************************************************************************ A DOG’S THANKSGIVING POEM T …..  is for Turkey, I want several slices H  …..  is for Ham, which […]

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Havanese Puppies – Gentle and Affectionate Temperaments

Havanese Puppies – Gentle and Affectionate Temperaments

When we talk about Havanese puppies, we say that these little puppies are one of the cutest lap dogs — and one of the sweetest, most affectionate, kindest and loving pets to choose from.

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Common Doggy Ailments and How to Prevent Them

Common Doggy Ailments and How to Prevent Them

Having a sick dog can be heartbreaking. Your canine companion is probably your best friend. They are part of the family. It’s like having a sick child; you just want to comfort them. As a dog owner, you want to make sure that your dog is in the best possible health. So, with this comes the need for education when it comes to doggy ailments.

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Yorkshire Terrier Puppies – Pros and Cons

Yorkshire Terrier Puppies – Pros and Cons

A Yorkshire Terrier is a wonderful teacup puppy and an ideal companion for families, elderly, disabled or single homes. The Yorkshire Terrier is a toy breed that is very popular and loved. But like any other small breeds, they have both good and bad points.

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A Rescued Dog, Boom Boom Bobby

A Rescued Dog, Boom Boom Bobby

Someone had started willy-nilly hacking the matts off along his back and head, and the rescued dog looked awful, as well as still having heavy, clumpy matts in the usual problematic places – under his ears, armpits, inner thighs and round the back end. He was happy to get out of the cage, had lots of energy, loved running up and down and, though he didn’t really mind me working around his ears and on his belly, was not amused at all when it came to his rear end.

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Small Puppy Breeds That are Great With Children

Small Puppy Breeds That are Great With Children

How do you choose a puppy that is good for your children? It is a question every parent should ask before deciding to adopt one of the small puppy breeds for their child. Toy puppies can make great companions for kids if they are chosen properly, and the child is trained to handle small puppies properly.

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Natural Pet Care Tips – What Must You Do As a Pet Owner?

Natural Pet Care Tips – What Must You Do As a Pet Owner?

As a pet owner your responsibility towards your pets is no less than it is towards any other member of your family. Whether it’s a dog, cat, rabbit, or horse, every pet requires a high degree of care to make them thrive and stay healthy.

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Treatment of Canine Perianal Fistulas, or Infected Anal Glands

Treatment of Canine Perianal Fistulas, or Infected Anal Glands

According to the American College of Veterinarian Surgeons (ACVS), perianal fistulas are tube-like formations inside the dog’s skin around the anal glands. They appear as two oozing pin-points, one on each side of the dog’s rectum. The best that can be said about it is a reoccurring chronic condition that releases a thickened liquid that is foul, putrid, odorous, ulcerating, described as sinus tracts in the perianal tissues with an unknown cause. Unfortunately, the breed of dog that is the most susceptible is the German Shepherd, even though other purebred or mixed breed dogs can also develop it, such as Setters or Retrievers.

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My Rescue Dog Frida, by Cindi Scholefield

My Rescue Dog Frida, by Cindi Scholefield

My rescue dog Frida was brought in heavily pregnant and the shelter manager, amid protests from vets and staff, who wanted her to be allowed to have the pups, decided she should be spayed. No one expected her to survive, but she was still breathing in her cage after the surgery and that was when I first saw her.

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Puppy Behavior Resulting from a Well-Trained Puppy

Puppy Behavior Resulting from a Well-Trained Puppy

Behavior from a well-trained puppy It is always an exciting moment when you bring a new puppy into your home for the very first time. Everyone is soooooo excited! However, this excitement can sometimes wear off quickly when you start to realize how much training you have to do in order to have a well-trained puppy to […]

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CDC Releases New Report on Ebola and Pets

CDC Releases New Report on Ebola and Pets

Three days ago, the CDC released a report on Ebola and pets. This is due to the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa and the developing Ebola disease in the United States. Two Ebola patients have dogs, one in Spain was euthanized and the one in the U.S. is still in quarantine.

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A Dog Story: Aurora, Gone the Next Day ….

A Dog Story: Aurora, Gone the Next Day ….

They said she was Twilight’s mother, and there was no doubt they were related because they both had a distinctive little patch of black round by the rump which stood out on Twilight’s dark grey and Aurora’s paler greyish white. She was certainly too big for the ‘little dog’ section and had been put in with a companion in a larger cage. At first she looked at me with dull eyes, and didn’t show much interest in coming outside at all, so I had to pull at her. Once out, everything frightened her, even the smallest of unexpected movements. I shuddered to think what she must have been through, and wondered how long it would take to gain her trust.

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Dogs of Fashion Who Love the Baltimore Orioles

Dogs of Fashion Who Love the Baltimore Orioles

Dogs of fashion who love the Baltimore Orioles are in dog heaven this year (along with their owners) with the Orioles hosting the Kansas City Royals in the opening of the league championship series. The winner will go to the World Series, the first time the Orioles have been this close in 31 years. There are […]

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Pet Protection within DV Protection Orders

Pet Protection within DV Protection Orders

Currently 29 states, in addition to D.C. and Puerto Rico, include pet protection in domestic violence protection orders. Called “An Act Further Regulating Animal Control,” a section of the law stipulates that possession of an animal may be awarded to a victim to “prohibit the accused from abusing, threatening or taking a pet.” Previously, a judge could only mandate that the accused stay away from the victim and their child(ren).

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