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Affordable New Puppy Starter Pack — 5 Essentials

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Affordable New Puppy Starter Pack — 5 Essentials by Jason Goldstein   Deciding to get a dog is a true joy and responsibility at the same time. While having a loyal companion at your side at all times can be extremely rewarding, your furry family member will require a lot of care and attention as well. Dogs offer unconditional love while you make sure that their lives are safe, long, and …read the full article.

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Tips For Flying Safely With Your Dog

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Tips for Flying Safely with Your Dog Image source: pixabay.com under CC0 Creative Commons   For dog lovers, when having a puppy or an adult one, they consider this pet a family member and want to bring him/her along to everywhere. However, going with your dog through a long distance is quite a complicated matter if you travel by plane. Many airlines agree to transport animals, but others do not. It is …read the full article.

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Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) — Sadie’s Journey

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INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DISEASE — IVDD I have enclosed two photos of Sadie.  Read below to see what she has been through and what she has accomplished. We tried many therapies. Sadie was completely paralyzed from the mid-spine back. No bladder control, no intestinal control, no tail wagging, and no walking. She was at the Animal Specialty Hospital in Naples for three weeks. No surgery recommended. She may or may not …read the full article.

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How Much Sleep Should My Dog Have

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How Much Sleep Should My Dog Have As humans, it is common knowledge that we need about 8 hours of sleep per night, give or take an hour or so, to remain healthy, wealthy and wise. And as humans who are also dog owners, we probably don’t give much notice to how long or how often our four-legged friend sleeps. After all, they pretty much sleep when they want to, …read the full article.

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How To Get The Best Photos Of Your Pup With Santa

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How To Get The Best Photos Of  Your Pup With Santa I bet a local vet or pet store near you is doing photos with Santa right about now. These are fun images of your pet to have that totally enhance the holiday mood. There are a few things to keep in mind to really get the best possible photos of your furry family members: 1. Get Them Tired Most …read the full article.

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Epileptic Dogs

Epileptic Dog

EPILEPTIC DOGS Living with an Epileptic Dog Seizures are one of the more common neurologic problem in dogs.  Owners are often emotionally distraught because of the violent and unpredictable nature of seizures.  A seizure is the result of excessive electrical activity in the brain, and can manifest as abnormal behaviour (e.g. fly-biting, vocalization, running in circles, aggression) or uncoordinated motor activity (e.g. paddling of legs, muscle twitching, stiffening of muscles). …read the full article.

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Caring For Your Senior Dog

Caring for your senior dog

Senior Dog Care Seasons of Change I love the changing of the seasons and even though we live in the very temperate state of CA, there is a certain smell and taste in the senses when fall arrives. Pumpkins pop out on porches and ghoulish delights hang from the oak trees. A full harvest array greets customers browsing shops from Santa Barbara to LA. It is a time of packing away …read the full article.

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Relocating With Your Dog

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RELOCATING WITH YOUR DOG A friend of mine told me the sweetest story the other day over coffee. Their family had recently moved into a new home and she was taking a well deserved break from the chore of unpacking boxes. They have a cocker spaniel named Bo and he was as overwhelmed as she was with the changes! Although Bo is now 12 years old, he had reverted back to …read the full article.

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New Year’s Resolutions For Dog Owners

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New Year’s Resolutions For Dog Owners Resolve to be a better puppy parent this year! Happy New Year everyone! I am so excited to see what the new year has in store. I love this time of year, I’m still coming down from the happy high of the holidays and I’m filled with the hope that comes with a new year. While I don’t make New Year’s resolutions anymore, I …read the full article.

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IVDD in Dogs treatment

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IVDD In Dogs Treatment The Loop Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) is a challenging and heartbreaking issue to deal with in your dog. Long and short dogs (like dachshunds, basset hounds, corgis, and other dwarfed breeds) are most susceptible to IVDD due to inordinate stress on their spine, but any breed of dog can develop disc disease due to poor genetics, trauma, or just plain bad luck. IVDD occurs when spinal …read the full article.

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