Doug Smith

Safe ride for pets

Dogs don't have many things they fancy more than cheese, ice cream and riding in the vehicle. Every dog that we ever owned is always in a rush to get in the car. People can get jaded, and occasionally they want to feel that fresh air again, dogs can be that way too.

Many years ago, pet safety in the car wasn't really something we thought about. We let our dogs roam in the back portion of the station wagon, sometimes even sitting in the front seat, (actually, our dogs preferred the front seat - better view that way and feeling more like the Big Dog!), and unrestrained. We didn't have the products that are available now to provide a safe traveling environment for our pets. Before, roaming about under our feet, jumping in our laps from glass to glass, and licking us constantly as a way of thanking us for bringing them along were freely done by our dogs as I try to keep on the right lane!

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Luke Blaise

Some important tips on treating and preventing arthritis in dogs

Simply like human beings, dogs could at times get a bit stiff as they grow older, and sometimes this escalates into arthritis. Few kinds of dog are more probable to suffer from this than others, with larger breeds tending to suffer from hip dysplasia that could be mainly noticeable after work out. A Labrador, for instance, could love running in the woods, but an hour or so when coming home may be crying in pain every time he has to take a step. Such sorts of issues are genetic, and can't be prevented except by selective breeding, however dog pain relief could provide a short term solution to these sorts of arthritic problem.

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Alison Graham

Teeth cleaning for pet dogs - Some tips for success

Regular teeth cleaning for pet dogs is an important part of their health and routine maintenance. Sorry to say, it can be a part of the regimen that could turn out to be passed over because owners prioritize more important chores, for instance washing, exercising, and flea remedies. Consequently, oral problems have surfaced as the top health issue for pet dogs. It is possible to avert this in your pet by beginning a regular dental healthcare schedule.
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Regina Roby

Help your dog get over the fear of thunder

Dogs are great, fun loving pets nonetheless they typically are afflicted by the same anxieties that can affect people. One of many phobias that we share with dogs is anxiety over thunder and while people can get over it, dogs can find it considerably more difficult to overpower. The outcome is an array of behaviors varying from mild discomfort to destructive occurrences that can not simply damage property but hurt people. As anyone can recognize, a caring dog owner would wish to help their pet conquer this fear to accept this situation in a relaxed fashion. Thus let's consider how you might be able to help your dog overcome the fear of thunder.

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Bev Langford

Is dog anxiety a real problem?

Unless you've been directly effected or know someone who has been directly affected by their dog's anxiety issues, you probably would not have heard much about dog anxiety. It is thought to be one of the commonest dog conditions. It may surprise you to find out that dog anxiety effects up to 35% of all dogs at some time in their life.

How dog anxiety manifests.

Dog anxiety can manifest in numerous alternative ways, and is sometimes misdiagnosed as a number of other health issues.

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Anthony Bule

Advice for a healthy dog

Owning a pet puts quite a heavy responsibility on the shoulders of the owner who needs to guarantee the well being of his dog, if he wants to enjoy having a healthy pet at home and not become weighed down by having to provide treatment to a pet who becomes unwell due to neglect in providing proper dog health care.

What it basically reduces down to is that after you bring back home a dog, you have taken responsibility to protect its well being which implies that you'll make certain that you provide him with a good diet of dog food and sufficient amount of water, each of which are significant aspects to correct dog health care.

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