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Tail Injuries

Tail Injuries

Tail Injuries   Your Dog Tail Injury (Is this a Serious Issue?) You step on your Chihuahua’s tail and he lets out a yelp.  You shower your little dog with kisses and apologies for doing him harm.  You think you are such a terrible parent but does this really harm him?  Does it hurt?  Is a tail injury considered serious? Some people may think that a tail injury may not …read the full article.

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Tips For Flying Safely With Your Dog

flying safely with your dog

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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WIGGLELESS DOG BACK BRACE AND IVDD

schnauzer/terrier back brace

WIGGLELESS DOG BACK BRACE AND IVDD Rocket Hitchcock is a 7-year-old Schnauzer/Terrier mix. His hobbies include going for investigative strolls in the neighborhood, playing long games of low-intensity chase with members of his toy collection and convincing us (his two dads) that he has not had enough bacon treats and that we should really do something to remedy the situation.  During the first few years of his life, we noticed …read the full article.

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Dogs And Summer Heat

Dogs and summer heat

Dogs And Summer Heat Summer Safety Tips The joys of Summer have officially arrived and it is time to get outdoors and breathe! Your furry friends are just as excited as you are to frolic in the meadows, run down the beaches, and play with their mates. But before you open the hatches and let them run free, here are a few friendly summer tips to keep in mind: Seasonal …read the full article.

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Special Needs Dogs

Special Needs Dogs Different is Beautiful! Guest blogger: Lauren Kramer-Theuerkauf My husband, Matt, knows that I have a huge heart when it comes to animals.  What he did not know was that we were both about to fall in love with adopting special needs dogs. I discovered Penny on petfinder.com.  She is a gorgeous Chiweenie that was born with a severe overbite and a deformed front paw causing her to …read the full article.

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When Dogs Itch

When dogs itch

When Dogs Itch As we begin to wrap up our Summer fun, it’s important to remember that our pups aren’t out of the red zone just yet when it comes to fleas, ticks, and other creepy crawlers. Skin irritants and hot spots are a real pain to your pup. Did you know a hot spot starts simply because something irritates, itches, or causes inflammation of the dog’s skin? Your little …read the full article.

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First Aid Kit For Dogs

First Aid Kit For Dogs

What Is A First Aid Kit For Dogs? Good pet parents are in tune with their pet’s health and wellbeing but even if you provide your pup with the appropriate diet, checks ups, grooming and lots of TLC—accidents and emergencies can still happen! Be Prepared! Just as you would create a go-to emergency kit for your family, it is a good idea to have one on hand for your pets …read the full article.

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Canine Cancer

canine cancer

May is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month Cancer. Even today, it’s a word that sparks fear in the hearts and minds of most who hear it. I went through it myself and my precious pup June did too. Only she didn’t make it. Everyone knows at least one person in some way affected by this terrible disease. However, few people think of cancer in conjunction to their cat or canine. …read the full article.

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Healthy Teeth and Gums for Dogs

Healthy Teeth and Gums for Dogs From the moment you bring your new puppy home right through until adulthood, owners should routinely check their dogs teeth and gums to ensure they are healthy.  Cavities are rare in dogs, they mostly dogs can develop plaque build up which can later become hardened and turn into tarter.  Tarter if not removed can cause some serious oral health problems such as gingivitis and …read the full article.

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Beware of FOXTAILS and SNAKEBITES

  Snakebites and dog’s don’t mix! Foxtails and dog’s nose don’t mix! My mom’s friend took me and Ryder  for a walk  the other day. My mom had to leave early in the morning and she couldn’t take us.  I don’t know what the heck I did but all is remember is going  into a full on sneeze attack, blood dripping from my nose. My lip was swollen and bleeding …read the full article.

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