Providing relief from dog allergies

For many, the joy of dog ownership comes with an unwelcome companion: allergies. These allergic reactions are more than mere annoyances—they can significantly impact the quality of life. Yet, what exactly triggers these symptoms? Within the intricate web of our immune system lies the answer, as it mistakenly identifies harmless proteins found in dog dander, saliva, and urine as threats, leading to the array of symptoms dog allergy sufferers know all too well.

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The value of a dog leash

Dog Owners should understand the importance of containing their dog on a leash. A leash protects your pet from the dangers of the outside world. Regardless of what breed of dog you own, an unsupervised pet can get in trouble. Most pet owners treat their pets like children, and just like a young child should not be outside without boundaries, neither should a dog.

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What is for dinner tonight? Per "The Dog"

Choosing the appropriate dog food and dog treats is critical in to the health and well being of your dog. Are you buying food for a puppy? An overweight dog? A dog with skin allergies? Knowing your dog's nutritional needs will ensure your best buddy enjoys the "dogs" life they deserve!

A dog food manufacturer, Rotations realized that dogs get bored eating the same dry dog food morning and night. When you purchase a box of ROTATIONS Pet Food there are three separate bags, each containing a different lean meat meal. Lamb and cranberries one night; and chicken and blueberries the next. Rich in antioxidants, vitamins and no cookbooks necessary!

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Owner-Dog mutual trust

It is very difficult to say no to your dog when they look at you so lovingly. Dogs don't miss curfews or talk disrespectfully to their owners, so why not give them a bite of your dinner? One table scrap will turn them into perpetual table side beggars. Successful dog training relies on consistency.

Having a happy and properly socialized pet requires teaching and guidance from the pet's owner. Whether you have a puppy or adopt a dog, a relationship of trust should start as early as possible.

Dog training involves so many tasks. Teaching a dog the basics like: Sit, stay, look, come, drop it, take repetition and rewards. More than anything it takes patience on the part of the dog owner to be positive and persistent. Changing an unwanted behavior takes a lot of time, and you need to change it at a slow and steady pace. If you become angry and impatient with your dog, the chance to correctly modify the behavior will be more difficult.

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Playing hard ball or ... Frisbee

Dog chase ball. Dog retrieves ball. Do it again and again and again. Do you know a dog who is obsessed with playing fetch? Rather than chasing a ball, some dogs prefer their "babies". This is usually a soft plush dog toy that brings security and comfort to dogs. Some dogs prefer docile rather than athletic interaction.

Breeds like the Labrador Retriever, Weimaraner and Australian Shepherd are a natural at fetching balls and dog toys. In addition to fetching balls many herding and hunting breeds are also accomplished Frisbee dogs, also known as Disc Dogs.

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Swimming - Give your dog a break from the heat

Beautiful summer weather is a perfect excuse to enjoy the great outdoors. Some of us are "water people" and just like some dogs are "water dogs". Sometimes a dog breed that doesn't typically make a splash will enjoy the water if they are encouraged or just want to join in the fun!

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