Top 10 Tips to Keep your Puppy Safe During the Halloween

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Halloween is the time of year to dress up as your favorite ghoul, Disney princess, vampire, or anything or anyone that your heart desires before going trick or treating! Very often, children take their (dressed up) dogs along too! Unfortunately, this is not always the best way to go, as many dogs get lost or injured during the big ruckus...

How Often Should you Wash your Dog

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How often should you bathe your dog? This will depend on the breed of the dog, what type of fur it has, and if there are any skin issues that you need to take into account. The general rule While there is no specific rule as to how often you should bathe your dog, the general rule is once a month. Again,...

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 Get Rid of Fleas on Dogs

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If you have a dog, you have probably, at some time, had a flea problem. Of course, some people are lucky and take all the necessary precautions, but that is not to say your dog (or your home) will never be invaded by these pesky little bloodsuckers! Fortunately, fleas need not have a lasting effect on your dog, and your,...

Should I Spay My Female Dog? Cost, Pros and Cons

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Having a dog spayed is a responsible way of keeping the canine population in check. Every year, thousands of dogs land up in shelters and euthanized because nobody wants them. Making sure your girl does not add to this unwanted population is a responsible thing to do. Besides curbing population growth, spaying also prevents a number of possible health issues...

How to Induce Vomiting in Dogs

Every dog owner knows there will come a time in their dog’s life when it will do something foolish; whether they destroy your best pair of shoes or ingest something harmful, it’s really only a matter of time. In the case of the latter, pet owners should always be prepared. Being prepared means knowing the steps to take in case...

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...

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...

Top 7 American Made Dog Treats

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We don’t know about you, but we treat our dog as if he is a member of the family; well to be totally honest he is like another child. We all want to do what is best for our best friends, right? When it comes to dog treats, it is important to us to feed him the best diet possible....