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white Eskimo puppy sitting in an indoor dog enclosure
Dog Health & Care

Buying an indoor dog enclosure is an important decision in becoming a responsible dog owner. But first, there are several things to take into consideration. These aspects require good research before purchasing an inside dog enclosure inside your home for your pet.  Here is a list of some of the more important things to consider when choosing the correct one. 

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Dog Health & Care

Developing health problems for the older dog are when the pet begins to require a tremendous amount of attention and medical care from its owner. It is the time when changes in mood and behaviors of the dog are clearly seen. As dogs become older, their health problems begin to emerge. These health problems commonly include arthritis, hearing and vision loss, etc.

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Dog Health & Care

Removing dog waste is a job nobody really enjoys doing. Unfortunately, it must be dealt with one way or another. In our article, from experience we have suggested 10 tips for disposing of your dog’s doobie droplets…hoping in some minor way to make this extraordinary task much easier on you!

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Dog Food & DietDog Health & Care

Harmful fruits fed to dogs can be the very same ones that we safely eat ourselves.  That old saying, “What is safe for me is safe for my dog” is obviously not true. A lot of dog owners share their favorite fruits with their dogs, but we should be careful what type of fruit we choose to share. We tend to view fruit as tasty, delicious, healthy and good to eat!  Smaller pets like hamsters, guinea pigs, and rabbits love vegetables and fruits. Therefore, we automatically view fruits as healthy for dogs and a lot of animals.

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Dog Health & Care

By using natural remedies for elderly dogs, we show how much we care for our aging pets. We do everything we can to make our canines happy and healthy. And as they mature, we seek to find the best solutions for our loving pooch’s geriatric issues. Some experts say that a dog’s senior years begin at the age of seven. That’s 49-years-of-age in human years (a scary implication for us) … time for arthritis to set into their aging joints and aching body.

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small dog syndrome with photo of small little girl and dogs.
Dog Health & CareDog Training

Small dog syndrome, or “little” dog syndrome, involves a small dog believing he is the boss … a big dog … the pack leader  … head honcho … over his household!  Dog experts call it the Napoleon complex, as we conjure up names like Swagger, Buckshot, Conan, Neutron, Little Atom, Hot Nacho, Little Ankle Biter or Snappy Tom. This hardly seems like the sweet little dog we would trust around our children, does it?

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Separate
Dog Health & Care

Separation anxiety in dogs who fear being left alone is something a lot of dog owners struggle with. Especially if they have a dog who has been diagnosed with this particular type of canine anxiety disorder. Separation anxiety involves the dog becoming disruptive or destructive when it is  left alone, feelings overwhelm them and they become terrified when left by themselves.

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Dog Health & Care

One of the most common causes of cataracts in dogs is congenital, or genetic inheritance. It is also the most popular in current research with a need for DNA testing in specific breeds. Those that are genetically predisposed tojjk are the American Cocker Spaniels, Bichon Fries, Boston Terriers, Golden Retrievers, Havanese, Miniature Schnauzers, Miniature and Standard Poodles, and Silky Terriers.

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dog-strollers_little boy petting two frenchbulldogs
Dog Health & Care

Dog strollers are one of today’s more popular dog items. In fact, one could say that dogs are luckier now than 100 years ago. Early book and stories show us that affection for family pets has not changed much. However, one does not have to be an Einstein to see that dog care has done a 360-degree turnaround.

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german shepherd going for a walk
Dog BreedsDog Health & CareDogs and Education

Cancer in dogs is increasing in numbers across the United States. Statistics show that canine cancer is the #1 cause of death in dogs who are over two years of age. Fifty-percent of dogs over the age of 10 have a chance of developing cancer. Statistics show that one in two dogs will acquire cancer, and one in four dogs will die of cancer. In college statistics, I learned that numbers can be manipulated to mean anything the student wants, but these numbers are just plain scary.

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Dog Health & Care

Canine solar eclipse blindness is a rarity among dogs but one we should be aware of. In the United States on Monday, August 21, 2017, the Great American Eclipse 2017 began. At 8:46 AM PT, the total solar eclipse started in Oregon; by 5:04 PM ET it ended in South

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euthanazing the elderly dog
Dog Health & Care

Euthanizing the elderly dog has changed a lot over the years. Because of medical advances and healthy nutrition, dogs are living longer today ever. However, when it is time for your dog to pass over, it is still a painful and difficult decision to make. A lot of dog owners

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arthritis
Dog BreedsDog Health & CareDogs and Education

Learning how to recognize arthritis in dogs is important, not only to the owners but also for ailing dogs. Arthritis is abnormal changes in the joints, bringing about pain and discomfort, lameness, and restricted mobility … whether it is in humans or animals.

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arthritis in dogs
Dog Health & Care

Dog dental health is all about preventing dental disease in dogs. As a rescue center, we receive dogs that are approximately eight to ten+ years of age. Many of our dogs come from overly-populated breeders while other dogs come from homes that are neglectful in their care. And then …

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Dog Health & CareDog News

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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Owning a dog
Dog Health & Care

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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dogs pooping blood
Dog Health & Care

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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