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26

Dog ear health and care

Dog ear health and care

Some breeds of dogs are more susceptible than others to ear disease. Dogs whose ears "drop" or fall over the opening of the ear canals are the most susceptible to ear problems. Ears that drop allow moisture and debris to build up in the ear canal. Making the situation even worse is the fact that hair grows in the ear canals of these breeds.

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Jan
02

Solving the tear staining in small dog breeds

Solving the tear staining in small dog breeds

There are several dog breeds that have an inherent issue with tear staining. The most obvious ones are the white or light color dogs such as the Bichon breeds. Although they by no means are the only ones, the bichon breeds, being long-haired, non shedding breeds, tend to need daily eye-care to avoid tear staining. Tear staining is the reddish-brown discoloration that may be found at the inner corners of the eyes and under the eyes.

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Jan
02

Tooth and dental care for dogs

Tooth and dental care for dogs
One of the most important things we can do to protect the health and actually promote longevity in our dogs is tooth brushing! Dental health is critically essential for wellness of the major systems of the entire body!
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Jan
02

Tooth brushing tricks for your dog

Tooth brushing tricks for your dog
Knowing the tricks of getting your fur pal to enjoy brushing makes it easy, fun, and quick! Here are some proven steps to ensure a pooch with a positive attitude about tooth brushing. A positive attitude translates to happy cooperation at tooth brushing time each day.
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Jan
02

What you need to know and understand about dog food labels

What you need to know and understand about dog food labels

The recent pet food recalls have been a wake-up call for dog owners. Because of this, we all need to learn more about how to interpret dog food labels. This article provides some of the most basic regulations related to labeling of commercial dog foods.

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