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Feb
11

Weight problems in dogs: Is your dog fat?

Weight problems in dogs: Is your dog fat?
People may not be aware of this, but obesity is one of the greatest problems dogs are dealing with these days. Obesity, like humans, is also caused by excessive eating and unhealthy binges. Mostly, this situation is triggered by some environmental factors that when not controlled may just lead to more problems.
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Feb
11

How to fight fleas

How to fight fleas
The natural way:
  • Vacuum your home frequently and seal vacuum bags before disposing.
  • Wash the bedding of your dog weekly in warm soapy water. This is where fleas usually breed.
  • Bathing your pet weekly with a mild dog shampoo prevents flea invasion.
  • Use cedar shampoo for your dog, and put cedar oil in their sleeping mats. Cedar will repel fleas and other insects.
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Feb
11

When your dog starts to sneeze

When your dog starts to sneeze
Indeed, there are many things that both the dogs and the dog owners could have in common. For example, both dogs and dog owners could be prone to obesity if not regulating food intake and by not exercising. In addition, dogs and humans may also acquire diseases that results from improper dietary regimen like diabetes, heart diseases, etc.
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Feb
11

Taking care of your dog's teeth and gums

Taking care of your dog's teeth and gums
Clean teeth and gums are very important of the overall health of your dog. Here are some information on the most common dental problems of dogs and ways in treating them.

Dog's common dental problems

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Feb
11

Vaccination and its important role in a dog's life

Vaccination and its important role in a dog's life
Active immunization is the introduction into the body of killed or satisfied microorganisms or their products for the purpose of stimulating the body’s defense mechanism. This concept is also applicable to other species like the dogs.
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Feb
10

Your questions on canine hip dysplasia - Answered

Your questions on canine hip dysplasia - Answered
What is canine hip dysplasia?

Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is one of the most frustrating diseases in veterinary medicine today simply because it is so difficult to prevent and treat. CHD is a developmental disease of the bones in which the head of the thigh bone poorly fits the hip socket, causing damage to the cartilage, gradual destruction of the joint, pain and swelling. This disease should not be confused with hip arthritis. Rather, it is the most common cause of arthritis in the hips.

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