Category: Dog


How To Communicate With Dogs

When our dogs want  a treat, they just look at us, then at the cookie jar, then back at us. When they want to go out, they head downstairs and sit in front of the door. And there’s never any doubt that they’d like a belly rub. Despite their lack of words, they’re great communicators. […]

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3 Healthiest Human Foods For Dog

You just tried such a delicious food and you want to share some with your dog? Be careful, it may be toxic for your pet.


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How To Clean Your Cat or Dog’s Bed

Just as you want to sleep on a fresh set of sheets, your pet wants to sleep on a fresh, clean bed. Their bed is their personal space, so it should be a neat and clean one. (more…)

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Obesity in dogs , how do I avoid it?

The obesity epidemic in America doesn’t just affect humans; it’s extended to our canine companions as well! A 2015 study showed that 52.7 percent of dogs in the U.S. were obese. And unfortunately, it’s been tied to a wide variety of health problems in dogs, from pancreatitis and diabetes to heart disease and hip dysplasia. […]

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How to care for a pregnant cat?

Panic. Cats have been having kittens since, well, forever. There is a lot of information out there to sort through, so we’ve made it easy for you with our list of five important things you need to know to keep your cat healthy and comfy during her pregnancy.   A pregnant or nursing cat is […]

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How do I know if my dog is poisoned?

  These are just a few of the seemingly harmless household items that can be harmful if ingested by your dog. As a Pack Leader, it’s important to be aware of the many common substances that can be poisonous for your dog, as well as steps you can take to both prevent and treat dog […]

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Is Your Dog’s Food Making Him Fart?

Abnormal farting can be a symptom of several, potentially serious diseases including: Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency Gastrointestinal infections Intestinal parasitism Pancreatitis Food allergy or intolerance Inflammatory bowel disease Once you are convinced that your dog is healthy and just farts a lot, it’s time to look at his diet. The first thing to do is simplify, […]

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Why Is My Pet So Itchy?

Pruritis, or itchiness, is a common problem in veterinary medicine. Pets who are itchy begin scratching and chewing their skin constantly. Not only does this bother the pets, it bothers their owners, too! What causes itchy skin, and what can be done about it? There are several reasons pets become itchy and different ways to […]

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Signs and Diagnosis of Otitis in Dogs

Otitis and/or ear infections are common in dogs. There are many different causes of canine ear disease and diagnosing the cause is an important part of treating the disease. Of course, first you must recognize that your dog has an ear problem. Terminology – The Difference Between Otitis and an Ear Infection Technically, the terms […]

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How to communicate with a deaf dog?

Communicating With Deaf Dogs It’s important to remember that while we depend on our voice, dogs use their bodies to communicate. Once we flip a switch in our brain and begin to talk with our bodies—you know, like a dog—communication becomes simple. Training Deaf Dogs When training a deaf dog, having a plan and using […]

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