Eating Grass Is Good (For Dogs!)

Eating grass is actually a perfectly normal activity for both dogs and cats, and it is part of a normal healthy diet. Many people are surprised when they see their pets do this, and often assume they are sick, or lacking in some dietary nutrients. In actual fact, young grass shoots are a potent source […]

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Your Puppy’s Eating Habits

The right diet is critical to your puppy’s growth and development into an adult dog. Different breeds grow at different rates, so make sure to select nutrition customized for your puppy’s ideal adult size. Some guideline for feeding your new puppy: Give several small meals Don’t overfeed. Stick to recommended servings. Don’t give table scraps. They […]

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Learning Your Dog’s Body Language

Knowing how to read your dog’s body language is the key to understanding your dog. As dogs can’t tell you what the matter is, their body language does the talking for them. Confident Confident dogs stand straight and tall with their head held high, ears perked up, and eyes bright. Their mouth may be slightly […]

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Doggie Facts

The largest dog on record is a 343 lbs English Mastiff named Zobra, the smallest dog was a Yorkshire Terrier who weighed just 4 ounces. There are an estimated 400 million dogs in the world. An average dog lives 8 – 15 years. If someone in your household is allergic to dogs, bathe your dog […]

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How to Banish Barking

Barking and dogs go hand in hand but excess barking will have you going barking mad. Dogs bark for several reasons: Warning Playfulness Excitement Boredom Attention seeking In response to other dogs The best way to prevent excessive barking is to try to remove any potential sources of the behavior. You also want to avoid […]

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Why Do Dogs Smell?

Dogs may naturally produce a small amount of odor from their skin, mouth, ears, paws and scent glands at the rear end, but sometimes the smell is excessive. When a dog stinks, the smell comes from surface skin oils that have become rancid due to normal skin bacteria and yeast feeding on them. Also, dogs […]

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