Life Saving Tips for Your Pooch

First Aid A first aid kit for a dog could very well save his life. The ideal kit contains many of the same items it would for us. A roll of absorbent cotton and some cotton balls, gauze pads and tape, a bandage, a pair of small scissors with rounded tips, tweezers, instant ice pack, […]

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Toy Tips to Make Your Pooch Happy

It’s no secret. Dogs love their toys! So, what are the best dog toys? Well, there is no simple answer to that question, since it all depends on the individual likes and requirements of your furry friend. Dog toys do much more than just entertain our canine companions. The best dog toys really are essential […]

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6 Tips Happier and Safer Dog Walking

I can’t say enough good things about walking your dog. It strengthens your bond, allows your dog’s world to expand (so much to sniff and pee on!) and provides both of you with exercise and fresh air. Here are a few pointers that will help you have happier, safer walks with your best friend: Use a […]

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Pet Obesity

Obesity in dogs is at an all-time record high, with recent statistics showing that 60% of dogs over 4 are either over-weight or obese. Obesity can be a hidden disease, with many pet owners not really linking it to other conditions like arthritis, diabetes and liver problems. Obesity is caused by a combination of over-feeding […]

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Keeping Your Pooch’s Ears Healthy

Ear infection’s is a common problem especially with longer haired breeds, but all dogs can get ear infections. Some hints to avoid ear infections:- Never spray water directly into the ear canal. Always wipe the dogs ears out after a bath. Seeds Country dogs often get grass seeds down the ears, causing a head standing, […]

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Paws for Thought

A dog’s paws are the equivalent of human hands and feet. The skin of the digital pads is thick and pigmented. The roughness of the surface is due to conical papillae-multiple small protuberances – which may become rounded if the dog is exercised regularly on concrete or rough ground. The pads of the feet can […]

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