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How to Change Dog Food Quickly

We often hear that you should not change a dog’s food too quickly as it could cause their stomach upset and temporary diarrhoea. But sometimes due to extenuating circumstances you can’t change it as gradually as you may wish. People change dog food for many reasons. Often when you first bring your puppy home you will […]

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Dog Vaccines – needed or not?

One of the most debated topics among the pet parents is “dog vaccines”. It is the decision of the pet parent and the vet of your dog to determine which vaccinations are a necessity. In the past few years pet parents were duty bound to ensure the annual vaccination of their pets. It was a […]

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Are Human Drugs Harmful For Dogs

It’s not unusual for a veterinarian to prescribe human drugs for common dog ailments and problems. However, are they really safe for your canine companion?  Yes… not all – but some medications are safe! Keep in mind that you need to be careful about the quantity of the dosage that you give your dog; as the dosage […]

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Train Your Dog to Like Being Groomed

3 Training Techniques to Ease Your Dog into Being GroomedTrain your dog to like being groomed, I know… you’re thinking it probably can’t be done! We get it, some dogs, no matter how hard you try just thoroughly dislike being groomed. Whether you take your pooch to a professional dog groomer or you attempt do it […]

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Dog Food 101: Can Dogs Be Vegetarians?

As people, we sometimes choose a vegetarian diet to make our bodies healthier. By eating mostly vegetables, the risk of heart disease and obesity can sometimes be lowered. If a vegetarian diet is good for us humans, can dogs be vegetarians as well? The short answer is “yes”, it is possible – but not always advisable! […]

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Why Labradors Make Great Service Dogs

Labradors are one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. They are famous for their gentleness, intelligence, and friendly demeanor. Because of their obedient and kind nature, these dogs have not only made the best companions and helpers, but they are often used as service dogs for a variety of tasks.Though there are […]

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Are You Feeding Your Dog Right? 6 Ways to Tell

Some owners find it cute when a dog is chubby or fat. Dogs are like people. they are prone to developing conditions such as heart disease, Cushing’s disease and some forms of cancer. One way to keep your dog healthy is by managing food portions properly. There are a number of factors to consider when it comes […]

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Are Dogs Descended From Wolves?

Is “man’s best friend” really a wolf dressed up like a dog? If you ask your own pooch for her personal opinion on the subject, she may answer back, “Wolf, wolf!” But…. is she right? Are dogs descended from wolves?  Well, as it turns out, not exactly, but kinda… How’s that for a wishy washy […]

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