10 Tips on Hot Weather and Dogs

10 Tips on Hot Weather and Dogs

10 tips on hot weather and dogs are things that can save your dog from heatstroke or from dying during the hottest days of summer. We have put together a short list for you to gather some ideas as we enter the “dog days” of summer.

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Online Personal Pet Happiness Trainer

Online Personal Pet Happiness Trainer

Here is an online personal pet happiness trainer, an infographic from Happify, the online personal happiness trainer, on how pets make us happier!  Below are a few samples … More than 74 million cats are owned in the U.S., making them the most popular pet in the country. Dogs follow at number two with 69.9 million. […]

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Measuring Canines and Childhood Cancer

Measuring Canines and Childhood Cancer

A developing dog therapy study, Canines and Childhood Cancer, involves the fact that the National Cancer Institute annually diagnoses over 13,000 children with childhood cancer. Currently, it is listed as the leading cause of death from disease in childhood.  Part of this study involves a cute Pomeranian by the name of Swoosh, a 7-year therapy dog […]

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Reasons Why I Love My Dog

Reasons Why I Love My Dog

There are many reasons why I love my dog, starting with the massive amounts of unconditional love my dog has for me. In fact, unconditional love is a key word in every relationship, whether it involves your partner or your pet. I went out and did a little researching on dog love,, while listing reasons […]

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Pit Bull Killed by LAPD Off-duty Officer as it Mauls a Child

Pit Bull Killed by LAPD Off-duty Officer as it Mauls a Child

According to Dogs Bite, “In the 9-year period from 2005 to 2013, pit bulls killed 176 Americans and accounted for 62% of the total recorded deaths (283). Combined, pit bulls and rottweilers accounted for 74% of these deaths.”

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Natural & Commercial Fly & Tick Preventives

Natural & Commercial Fly & Tick Preventives

Flies and ticks are dogs’ worst enemies in wet weather, warm springs and hot summers.  And with the excess rain we are having one day and super hot days the next, flies and ticks are taking turns in attacking our dogs from one day to another—pulling straws to see who will go first. So knowing […]

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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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