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Raw Dog Food Diet

Cindy Chick’s six-year-old German shepherd dog, Jessie, suffered health problems that included chronic skin allergies and cluster seizures. When a friend suggested raw feeding as a way to improve Jessie’s health, Chick researched the topic and eased Jessie into a raw food diet. Within three months, Chick was able to cut Jessie’s seizure medication in…

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How to Give a Dog a Pill

Many pet parents wonder why their beloved dog will eat grass, the contents of a garbage bag, and sometimes even feces, but inevitably refuse medicine. While there exist dogs who swallow pills and syrup with hardly any fuss, in most cases it’s a battle and pet parents learn to dread the process. Fortunately, there are…

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Let’s Talk Muzzles: The Hows and Whys of Muzzling Dogs

Do you know that not all dogs who wear muzzles are aggressive? If you see a muzzled dog and assume he’s dangerous, then think again. Some dogs need to wear a muzzle to protect them from themselves, like the scavenger addicted to eating things he shouldn’t. Why Dogs Wear Muzzles Some dogs are serial golf…

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How to Stop Puppy Biting

How do you stop a puppy biting? There’s definitely a right way and a wrong way. Your pup looks like a teddy bear but those needle-like teeth are anything but cute. The puppy must learn to have a soft mouth, especially if you have children since those puppy bites can frighten a child and dent…

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Top Natural Remedies for Dog Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a defense mechanism that flushes toxins and irritants from the body. Pathogens from spoiled or bad food can quickly be eliminated before they are absorbed and potentially cause more damage. Table of Contents: Fasting Diet Rice Water Bland Diet Probiotics L-Glutamine Herbal Supplements Natural Remedies for Dog Diarrhea Diarrhea is not a disease, but…

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Top 5 Easter Hazards for Dogs and Cats

Easter is a wonderful time of year for celebrating. It’s a fabulous time to enjoy our families and friends, including our furred companions, but with the festivities comes a multitude of potential dangers for pets. Fortunately, all of these possible hazards can easily be avoided with some precaution, tips, and substitutions. Pets Eating Chocolate Chocolate…

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Pet Odor Alert: How to Remove Lingering Pet Smells

Pets are often beloved family members, but that amazing animal love often comes with a stench. From hairballs and litter boxes to fecal piles and vomit, our furry friends can quickly turn a happy home into a nose-pinching disaster zone. To remove lingering pet smells, the tricks are to: Prevent them from occurring whenever possible…

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The Wrong Way to Break up a Dog Fight

There’s something about a growling, gnashing, rip-’em-dead dog fight that makes people do foolish things. But it’s not our fault. Dog fights tend to send even the calmest folks into a frantic tizzy. We not only fear for our own dog’s safety, but we’re terrorized by the thoughts of high vet bills or even higher…

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Five Fun Ideas for Ball-Crazy Dogs

Balls are one of the most popular dog toys around. Not only do they help satisfy a dog’s instinct to chase, but they also make excellent training tools and provide hours of fun. But throwing balls to your dog in the backyard can grow old, even for the dog. Five Ideas for Ball-Crazy Dogs Fortunately,…

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Wearable Tech for Dogs

Wearable tech for dogs started out with anti-bark collars and remote trainers that gave a mild shock for correction when they misbehaved. Using this same technology, innovative companies created a way to keep dogs in the yard with an invisible fence. Here are some other ways that advances in wearable tech continue to improve dogs’…

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