Dog Separation Anxiety – Causes, Effects and Remedies

Dog Separation Anxiety – Causes, Effects and Remedies

… if a dog has been in a shelter and has grown attached to people before, only to be traumatized by being separated and left alone, they may exhibit signs of dog separation anxiety. Sometimes a change in routine or the leaving of another pet or member of the family can also cause this anxiety in dogs.

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How to Train Your Dog To Behave with Kids

How to Train Your Dog To Behave with Kids

Your child’s first best friend is the family dog and in order to make them best friends it is important that your dog can tolerate your child. Children are known for aggravating dogs because of the constant noise or movements they are making and if your dog is not used to those things, it can […]

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Injured Puppy Receives Prosthetic Paw

Injured Puppy Receives Prosthetic Paw

Hudson, a pit bull puppy, has recently been fitted with a prosthetic hind leg to replace the previous leg which he lost due to an abusive and neglectful owner. The owner is thought to have tried to nail all 3 of the puppies to the tracks but thankfully they broke free. Hudson had to have his paw amputated as it was reportedly injured so badly that it had a large hole in it.

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Why Can’t Everyone JUST Get Along?

Why Can’t Everyone JUST Get Along?

We are the sum of our life experiences, and the same can be said of dogs. Each dog has an individual personality and genetic make-up, giving multi-dog households the potential for clashes. Finding just the right combination of dog personalities to share your home can be challenging.

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Liver Disease in Dogs

Considering how important your dog is in your life, will you not want to lay down your life to protect him from the rampant liver disease in dogs? The liver of a dog is an important constituent of all dogs’ physical health needs care and protection from physical dysfunction. Most households need help with liver failure in dogs, mostly because they cannot determine the cause of his illness at the very onset of liver disease.

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A Dog’s Ample Space to Roam

A Dog’s Ample Space to Roam

Animals, both wild and domesticated, need space and time to roam. Just as there is an inherent right in most human populations to have personal space and freedom, humans have the power and responsibility to make decisions that will benefit any animal they agree to care for. A relationship with an animal is often more mutual than the human realizes.

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A Thanksgiving Gift for an Injured Dog

A Thanksgiving Gift for an Injured Dog

Ryan Frater is a young boy with a great love for animals. When a mother dog was killed on his school premises, he bottle fed the babies and kept one – Rocky, who is now 2 years old and his pride and joy. When the hurricane was coming, the landlady where he lives with his Mum refused to have the dog inside, so he took him to a relative for safety, but he was beaten and one back leg broken. It hangs sadly from his hip, needing surgery.

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Tips for Dog Care

Tips for Dog Care

Taking care of dogs or puppies may seem to be overwhelming at times, especially if you are a first-time dog owner and everything seems rather new and confusing. Here are a few general tips for dog care that will get you on the right track in short order with one glance.

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First Time Dog Owners – 3 Preparation Tips

First Time Dog Owners – 3 Preparation Tips

To be a “responsible” first time dog owner, there are several preparation tips that helps you easily decide if a dog is really the right choice for you: (1) analyze your personal lifestyle; (2) financial capability; and (3) patience. If you are willing to make these commitments, owning a dog can be one of the most wonderful experiences that you can enjoy in your lifetime.

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Dog Stories: A Toy Poodle, Winnie the Poo-dle

Dog Stories: A Toy Poodle, Winnie the Poo-dle

At the beginning she was very tentative and I could see the worry in her little face, but I kept telling her softly that it was alright, and after a while I could feel the tension seeping out of her, as she was no longer stiff when I picked her up. She would stand on my lap, look straight at me (which was quite disconcerting) and very slowly and deliberately, paw by paw, walk up my chest. Of course, I supported her as she climbed.

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What You Should Do With Your Pets During a Hurricane or Flood

What You Should Do With Your Pets During a Hurricane or Flood

Since the catastrophic flooding brought on by Hurricane Sandy is fresh in our minds, I thought to take the opportunity to list some helpful information and safety tips on what you should do with your pets during a hurricane or any disaster which could involve flooding or storm surges.

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How Well Do You Know Your Pet Dog?

How Well Do You Know Your Pet Dog?

…. having a pet dog does not mean a dog owner knows a lot about dogs. Print out the game below and see how much you know about pet dogs. What two breeds are the most intelligent or least intelligent? What fruits are poisonous to dogs?

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A Dog Story: Booker

A Dog Story: Booker

Booker had an endearing habit. Whether he realized he was a bit heavy and I have a bad back, and wanted to help, I don’t know, but when we were heading back to his cage, which was at eye level, I never had to make much effort because I would bend, get into position to lift, and he would make a little leap and clamber up the bars of the cage underneath, to reach his door.

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Simple Tips on Taking Care of Your Pet Dog

Simple Tips on Taking Care of Your Pet Dog

Dogs can provide years of friendship, loyalty and fund. However, in return for this, he or she counts on their owner to provide them with exercise, regular veterinary care, safe shelter, water and food. Here, we take a look at these important factors of pet care in more detail. Identification methods: One of the most […]

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Dog on a Chain

Dog on a Chain

DOG ON A CHAIN … I wish someone could tell me what it is that I’ve done wrong, why I have to stay chained up and left alone so long.

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Dog Foods – Types of Dog Foods and Uses

Dog Foods – Types of Dog Foods and Uses

There are various individuals who love their pets like their family members and pay proper attention towards their health and eating habits. The pet food industry has grown to a great extent and offers wide range of food items especially for pets like dogs. If you care for your canine pet you will surely consider […]

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A Dog to Color

A Dog to Color

This original dog image was drawn for Holly Higgins, our busy long-haired dachshund who runs the home. Her favorite past time is to follow her evil enemies, the dreaded cats, in order to claim their prizes for herself …. mice. Now that it is almost winter, the mice are on the move. And so is […]

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