When it’s Time to Euthanize Your Dog

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For the majority of pet owners, our dogs become like family. It may seem cringe-worthy for some, but the truth is that these furry beings become as important as the human members of our family tree. Dogs have a unique ability to worm their way into your heart and often have a lasting impact. For some, this love begins...

4 Most Common Yorkshire Terrier Health Problems

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For those who prefer smaller dogs, the Yorkshire Terrier (or Yorkie) is a popular choice. Often seen on the laps or in the purses of the well-to-do, it may be surprising to find that the Yorkshire Terrier has working class roots. Though they may seem like “yippy” spoiled brats, Yorkies used to be less than pampered; in fact, their main...

How To Groom a Dog at Home with Clippers

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His overly long fur hangs in his eyes, while the knots drive you crazy. Yes, it is that time again, and Fido is not looking his best. Fido, in fact, needs a haircut and good grooming session to look his gorgeous best once more. Time for a trip to the doggy beauty parlor, right? Perhaps so, but how about doing the...

What To Do When Bitten By a Dog – A Bite Guide

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Have you ever heard someone mention how their sweet, loving, adorable little Chihuahua attacked the mailman, biting at his heels? It was most probably told in a joking manner, because the idea of such a tiny little dog ever seriously causing anyone any damage is laughable, isn’t it? Actually, no! It is not a laughing matter at all. The fact of...

Quick Guide on Positive Reinforcement Dog Training Techniques

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Positive reinforcement, when done correctly, is a great training technique for your dog. It is similar to parent or grandparents offering their children money for better grades or keeping their room clean. Using a reward system for good behavior urges the child to do it again. *Disclaimer: The overall training process should be done by people who know what they are...

How To Deal With Dog Behavior Problems

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There may be times that you will see your dog exhibit some behavior problems over the course of your relationship. How you deal with those behavior problems may differ from problem to problem. The way you deal with these issues is always to help you achieve the best results in order to end the behavior issue. What types of behavior problems could...

How to Take Care of a Newborn Puppy

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If not spayed, the chances are good that at some time or the other you are going to play grandma or grandpa to a litter of puppies. As a new grandparent of puppies, there are a number of things you can do to help your dog take care of her litter and get the puppies off to a great...

Where to Get Puppy Shots

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The chances are good that, if reading this, you are either contemplating getting a puppy, or you already have one. Of course, the question arises about dog or puppy shots. Does your dog need them? Does he not? How often does your puppy or adult dog need shots, and what are they for? We look at addressing these questions. A...

The 12 Best Dog Grooming Brushes

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Most pet owners want to provide their dog with the best diet, the best bed, the best place to play, and the best grooming accessories available. We have gathered for you the best 12 grooming brushes for dog owners! These are to make grooming easier both on the dog and the owner. All are 5-star products at affordable prices. Brushes for during bathing These...

Do Female Dogs Have Period Cycles

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People wonder if female dogs have periods like women do. The answer is that it is similar. Unlike women, dogs do not have a monthly cycle. The cycle of the dog differs also when it comes to the size of the dog. Female dog heat cycles A female dog will begin the cycles of heat varies by the breed of dog. Generally,...