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...

High Protein High Fat Dog Food – How Good is it Really?

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Do not ever make the mistake of thinking that what feed your pet does not matter and that all he needs is love. This is not true at all! In fact, your dog’s diet plays a large role in not only his general health and wellbeing but his personality and way he behaves as well. But what should you feed...

What is Holistic Dog Food?

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We want to feed our dog a well-balanced nutritious meal. How do we do that? There are plenty of good foods on the market. But do you know exactly what holistic dog food is? Is there a standard when it comes to dog food and it being all natural or holistic? Defining holistic dog food When it comes to dog food and the...

How to Express Your Dog’s Anal Glands

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Should you drain your dog’s glands? There seems to be a split on this; some say yes the dog needs to have the glands drained manually and some say no. But do you know how to express your dog's anal glands? In the case of doubt, always consult your veterinarian. But let us take it from the beginning! What exactly do the...

How To Cut Dog Overgrown Nails

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Overgrown toenails! Have you ever taken a look at people’s toes and noticed long, ragged, overgrown toenails? Somehow it is just not…right! Besides the aesthetics, long nails tear and hurt like anything! The same applies to our best four-legged buddies, unfortunately. Dogs with long, overgrown nails end up with serious problems. The same applies to our best four-legged buddies, unfortunately....

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...

How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

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Do you wonder about brushing your dog’s teeth? What type of products do you use? What age should the dog be to brush his teeth? How often should you brush the dog’s teeth? Let's take it from where it all starts! When should you start brushing your dog’s teeth? You can start when the dog is a pup but you can also get an older...

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,...

When Do Puppies Open Their Eyes

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Women are pregnant 9 months but dogs are pregnant for just 9 weeks. Like women, dogs can suffer morning sickness but it only last 2 or 3 days. Your dog will also be tired and have hormonal fluctuations. If you think your pup may be pregnant you can find signs to look for in dog pregnancy gestation 101 Once the pups are born...

What’s Wrong With My Dog?

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Dogs cannot talk to us when they do not feel well! We have figure out what is wrong with our dog by how they are acting, which can be difficult. Unless you are absolutely sure of what is wrong you should take your dog to the vet and allow a professional to address the problem. Signs your dog may be ill There are...