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How to Treadmill Train Your Dog!

Author: k9kountrylv We have been getting asked a LOT lately about treadmill training your dog and how to accomplish it. At first many dogs are scared of the treadmill or jump right off. This is totally normal!  First - lets talk about the benefits of treadmill training. Obviously the

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Aspirin For Dogs and 3 Pain Relief Methods For Dogs

When your dog starts to show signs of discomfort, it's time for medical action to be taken. Dogs may experience pain due to a number of reasons, whether it was a matter of physical trauma, the simple idea of age, or what have you. Regardless, it's important to understand how pain can be reduced in dogs. Along with aspirin for dogs, here are 3 of the best pain relief methods that you, as a pet owner, should recognize for the long term.

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7 Medical Reasons Your Dog Gains Weight

Author: puppyexpressions Your pet is overweight, and being the conscientious pet owner, you have made the necessary changes to your pet’s diet and activity levels, but your pet is still overweight. In fact, not only is he still overweight, he seems to be gaining more weight. If diet and exercise

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Why Your Dog Vomits

Author: puppyexpressions Have you ever watched in disgusted amazement as your dog, who has just vomited on the rug, feverishly tries to eat it up before you can get to it? This behavior may seem bizarre to us but in the dog world it is par for the course and

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Top 10 Paw Care Tips For Dogs

Author: puppyexpressions                  Your dog’s feet sure are made for walking, but did you know they are also made for protecting? Pads provide extra cushioning to help protect bones and joints from shock, provide insulation against extreme weather, aid walking on rough ground

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Detox Your Dog

  Simple steps to keep your dog healthy from the inside out. An important part of helping a sick dog heal is to detoxify her body. Toxins can build up in the body, either because of chronic disease or extensive use of medications, such as corticosteroids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

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Smoking Endangers Animals Too

Smoking isn’t just bad for people; it harms our animal friends as well. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts and Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine have found that cats who live with smokers are more than twice as likely to suffer from feline lymphoma, and population studies suggest

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Resource Dump: Canine Genetic Health and More.

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) Genetic Welfare Problems of Companion Animals: http://www.ufaw.org.ukgeneticwelfareproblems.php A more detailed and scientific website with information on breed related problems in dogs. Highly recommended. University of Cambridge, Dr David Sargan, Inherited Diseases in Dogs: web-based information for canine inherited genetic disease: http://www.vet

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Caring for Elderly Dogs

Having a dog that’s getting old is tough. We all know that the body gets weaker with age, but it’s hard to watch it happen to your best friend. Older dogs tend to be weaker, fatigue easier, and are more prone to issues such as arthritis. Debi Berger

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