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Pug dog health basics

Pug dogs are one of the most popular breeds for pet owners today, and anyone considering adopting one should educate themselves a bit about pug dog health.  This ancient breed has actually been around since about 400 BC and is a member of the AKC Toy Group. Its elf like features - the wrinkly flat face, short hair and curly tail makes it one of the most endearing breeds. Having a thickset body, the weight of a pug ranges from 13 to 20 pounds and the height from 10 to 14 inches.
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Common Pug dog health concerns

The Pug dog breed is one of today's most popular breeds and anyone who is thinking about adding one to their family should become familiar with the specifics of pug dog health care. The Pug as a breed has been known for over 3000 years. They were accepted as a member of the AKC Toy Group in 1885 and are known for their flat, pushed in face which is wrinkly as well as their curly tail and short fur. Pugs have a hefty short body, usually weighing between 13 to 20 lbs and standing about 10 to 14 inches high.

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How to alleviate the pain of dog bee stings

Dog bee stings can be just as painful for your dog as they are for you, and they are more common than you think in the summertime. Anyone who's brought their dog outside in the summer sees that dogs just can't help snapping at insects that fly past his muzzle. We're not sure why dogs like to do this, but often the outcome is a painful sting in a sensitive part of the mouth or face!

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Caring for small dogs explained in more detail

When it comes to caring for small dogs, there are several things to take into consideration in order to supply your furry friend with the best care you can provide. Below are some of the daily care requirements for dogs and how you should approach providing them for your small pup.

Feeding Your Small Dog

Depending on the size of your dog, he probably won't be able to chew large sized food comfortably therefore you need to be sure to purchase dog food made specifically for the smaller dog breeds. You can readily find dog food at the store that has the smaller nuggets as opposed to big chunks. Canned soft foods are also suitable for your small dog.

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What to do when your pet bird gets sick

Like other pets, your bird can get sick but unlike other pets your birds illness can become serious, even life-threatening, very quickly. If your bird is acting even the slightest bit ill you should get him to your veterinarian right away since birds can go downhill very fast.

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Aquarium Snails - Pets or Pests?

Have you ever suddenly looked into your fish tank and noticed a bunch of little black things crawling around which, upon further inspection, revealed themselves to be tiny little snails? You probably wondered where the heck these things came from and what you should do with them. It's most likely that these little aquarium snails have hitched a ride in an aquarium plant you recently purchased and, while these can be terrible pests, there are other types of snails that can be quite beneficial to your fish tank as well as fun to look at.

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