Dogs

Mar
09

Is your dog's food toxic!

Is your dog's food toxic!

How to Avoid Foods that May Be Toxic for Pets

Anyone who has owned a dog for any length of time quickly has learned that dogs are smart and resourceful. If you inadvertently leave the dog treat container in a room with the dog overnight, chances are good the dog will have figured out how to open the container, leaving you with an empty container and a dog with a tummy ache by the following morning.

Toxic Food for Dogs

Of course while overeating dog treats is basically harmless to the dog, other types of food–especially food made for humans–won’t be safe for the dog to steal and eat without your knowledge. Some foods could even poison your dog, leaving it with long-term health problems or potentially causing death. The most dangerous food for dogs to eat include:

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Feb
27

What do you know about your dog's sleep!

What do you know about your dog's sleep!

Sleeping Dogs

Even though it can be difficult for many people to fit sleep into their busy schedules, getting enough sleep each night is important for both short-term vitality and long-term health. For dogs it’s the same story: getting enough sleep every day is important.

As you observe your dog, you may feel like the dog sleeps the majority of the day away. This is normal, as dogs need on average 14 hours per day of sleep, although different breeds have different needs.

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Oct
04

How to Prevent and Treat Fleas and Ticks

How to Prevent and Treat Fleas and Ticks

Flea and tick preventative for animals is an important part of being a diligent pet owner. As a carrier and victim of these parasites, dogs and cats can easily face multiple problems, whether infested or simply bitten by one. Fortunately, quality flea and tick preventative for animals is readily available to protect pets from a wide range of health issues.

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Sep
03

Advanced Dog Training - Guide of Useful Tips and Techniques

Advanced Dog Training - Guide of Useful Tips and Techniques

There are many good reasons to embark on the journey of dog training with your pet. Many owners choose this as an option to connect with their four-legged friends. Training involves time for learning tricks and techniques. Practice also plays a role in this process. This can be a way to spend daily time with your dog doing something that you both love to do. Advanced training can also result in competition level learning experiences.

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Aug
05

Top Tips for Preventing Diseases in Your Pet Dog

Top Tips for Preventing Diseases in Your Pet Dog

Old English Sheep DogHaving a pet is an expensive affair. A visit to the vet can cost you a bomb and that coupled with hefty medical bills may just burn a large hole in your pocket. Of course, your pooch deserves nothing but the best treatment, so you wouldn’t want to leave any stone unturned when it comes to caring for him. 

Prevention is better than cure’ is an old adage which still holds true. Prevention of diseases in your pet not only spares him the physical and mental torment, but also saves you a lot of unnecessary expenditure. 

If only it were that easy though. You can help your lovable pooch through preventative healthcare, which is more than feeding him healthy food, and keeping him away from germs and injuries. It is a multi-faceted approach that includes analysis by a qualified vet, with respect to your doggie’s well-being. 

Based on the findings from the tests conducted, the vet will provide you with recommendations for your pet’s health. These recommendations will encompass information related to your mutt’s nutrition, vaccinations, dental care, heartworm/flea/tick prevention, and that related to the risk factors that may affect him. 

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