The Night the Tornadoes Hit Us

The Night the Tornadoes Hit Us

When natural catastrophes like the June 2014 tornadoes hit Central Nebraska, it scattered hundred-year-old trees, bushes, flowers, wire fencing, igloo dog houses and sheds full of prairie hay deep upon frightened dogs and two terrified elderly women,  it seemed hard to believe it had  happened to us. When we looked outside our front door, it […]

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NuVet Labs Review: Products for Elderly Dogs

NuVet Labs Review: Products for Elderly Dogs

uVet Labs Review from WayCoolDogs will show that if an elderly dog cannot stand on its own when it comes to pain, dry skin conditions, arthritis, inflammatory joints and difficulty in walking or moving around…their products can improve on the dog’s health. Without added help, there will be a developing and painful slow decline in their daily functions, while most elderly dog owners do not even recognizing what is going on. As most of our dogs are elderly, we are not one of those owners.

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Health Risks of Small Dog Breeds

Health Risks of Small Dog Breeds

As dog owners of small dog breeds, we tend to think of our cute little dogs as part of the family. For that reason, to make their lives as easy and light as possible, we need to take care of them the best we can. Scheduled appointments with the vet, regular walks, love and care are just a beginning. Many dog owners feel that taking care of their dogs is the same for all breeds, but they are wrong.

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Saving Put-to-Sleep Murphy, the Schidzu Poodle

Saving Put-to-Sleep Murphy, the Schidzu Poodle

When I reached in to touch Murphy, a schidzu poodle, he jumped in surprise. I had the feeling that he had not been stroked for a very long time, if ever. He definitely didn’t have perfect vision, but once he regained his confidence he found his way around well enough, and his hearing kicked in as well. I think what happened was that when he arrived he was at a point where he had given up on life, and all his senses had dulled. Now they were all coming back to life, and it was great to watch.

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The Pros And Cons Of Owning A Dog In Modern Times

The Pros And Cons Of Owning A Dog In Modern Times

Man’s best friends will be around forever; there is no doubt about that. Most households own a dog at some point and few live to regret it. Dogs play an important role in family life and owning them is usually a rewarding experience that the family repeats once their existing pet passes away. If you […]

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How to Handle Dog Abuse

How to Handle Dog Abuse

How to handle dog abuse is a major concern of society. Animal abuse can be intentional, but in many cases it is caused by an owner who fails to take care of their animal properly out of ignorance. Neglect and abandonment are the most common forms of animal abuse in the United States.

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5 Things That Could Make Your Dog Really Sick

5 Things That Could Make Your Dog Really Sick

A dog can get sick due to any number of things, as most dogs will try to eat just about anything they come across. Luckily, most of the time it’s usually nothing too severe, but occasionally a dog can develop a serious health issue after ingesting even common substances. To best protect your dog, keep […]

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A Dog Story: Speed Demon Magnus

A Dog Story: Speed Demon Magnus

He was not a small dog, nor was he about to keep still for long, so I hastily made my way out of the kennels, to the car park, where I could set him down. There, he darted about at such a speed it made me dizzy. A couple of times he spun round twice, and looked as if he were about to drop a little load, but then he seemed to think it wasn’t happening fast enough, and with a leap forward he would be off again!

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The Use of Acepromazine in Animals Causes Concerns

The Use of Acepromazine in Animals Causes Concerns

Considered a phenothiazine compound tranquilizer with a very safe anti-emetic effect, the use of Acepromazine in animals is known to block dopamine nerve receptors in the brain as its mode of action. It also has been known to be controversial regarding its usage in the treatment of some forms of animal psychoses.

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Getting Your Cat and Dog to Bond: Tips and Tricks

Many people use the phrase ‘fight like cat and dog’, as cats and dogs are notorious for not getting along. However, although it is in their nature to chase each other and wind the other up, you can easily train them to bond with each other and coexist in the same house! It’s all about careful supervision and planning. Let’s get started with some helpful tips and tricks.

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The Guard Dog – How to Choose a Breed with Correct Behaviors

The Guard Dog – How to Choose a Breed with Correct Behaviors

The following breeds of dogs, recognized as outstanding watch dogs, are both intimidating and loyal enough to do an excellent job of scaring off any intruders. Simultaneously, they are also known as being great, protective dogs with good guard dog behaviors.

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Doggie Day Care – 5 Ways to Protect Your Puppy When Away From Home

Doggie Day Care – 5 Ways to Protect Your Puppy When Away From Home

A doggie day care is important if you are expecting to travel soon and have to leave town for a couple of days or possibly longer. If you are worried about your defenseless puppy and how he/she will get by without your personal care and attention, there are several ways you can guarantee your beloved pet will be safe and sound.

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Affordable Pet Insurance-Preventing Unnecessary Euthanasia

Affordable Pet Insurance-Preventing Unnecessary Euthanasia

It’s a sad day when a person has to euthanize their pet because they do not have affordable pet insurance, which makes the difference between paying a $100 vet bill or a $1,000 vet bill. Last year, pet owners spent about $14.3 billion on their pets. This year, medical bills for pets are estimated to be about $15.2 billion.

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Suzy, the Perfect Wire-Haired Terrier – a Dog Story

Suzy, the Perfect Wire-Haired Terrier – a Dog Story

Suzy was bigger than the usual small dog, and almost filled the cage they put her in. Her coloring was black mixed with charcoal grey and she was a perfect, if large, wire-haired terrier, complete with side whiskers.

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10 Shelter Cats and Shelter Dogs in Images

10 Shelter Cats and Shelter Dogs in Images

They say pictures are worth a thousand words, and nowhere is this more true than with our shelter cats and shelter dogs in images. Following this viewing, maybe it would be a good idea to go to your local shelter and visit, adopt or volunteer! Somebody needs you …

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7 Ways to Protect and Care for Pets

7 Ways to Protect and Care for Pets

Are you a pet lover? If so, here are 7 ways to protect and care for pets, especially if you plan to adopt from a shelter. Shelter pets need a more specific type of protection and care than ones who have not been through the mill. However, all pets need care and protection throughout their life. Period.

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Florida’s Broward College Prepares For  Pet De-Stress Day

Florida’s Broward College Prepares For Pet De-Stress Day

Teaming up on Monday, April 21, 2014, for Pet De-Stress Day will be volunteer shelter dogs and exhausted college students, seriously stressed from finals week. Partnering will be the Broward College of Fort Lauderdale, FL, and the Florida Humane Society (FHS).

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