Doggy Dental Care

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Dental care is very important for the health of your pet. In fact, according to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 80 percent of dogs show signs of gum disease by age three. Brushing your dogs teeth is a good way … Read More

Canine Ear Infections

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“My dog’s ears have a terrible odor. What could it be?” “My puppy has been scratching his ears. The ears have dark, crumbly material in them. What should I do?” “My dog has been rubbing his ears on the carpet, … Read More

Canine Food Aggression

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Dog Food Aggression And How To Prevent It Dog food aggression is one of those dog behavior problems that is difficult for us humans to fully understand. It just doesn’t seem to make sense that your dog would consider you … Read More

How To Switch Dog Foods

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On occasion we have a customer that wants to switch their dog’s food either because their dog is not eating its current food, for pet health reasons or because they are looking to feed their dog a more natural food. … Read More

Lumps On Dogs

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Not all lumps on dogs should be a cause for alarm, but pet owners should be alert and investigate any suspicious growth or mass they find. See your vet quickly if you are concerned about a lump. The two major … Read More

Dogs and Raw Food

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Myth: DOGS HAVE BEEN DOMESTICATED SO LONG THAT THEY HAVE ADAPTED TO COOKED DIETS This is false! Yes, dogs were domesticated from wolves thousands of years ago, and then selectively bred by humans for desired sizes, shapes, and characteristics. However, … Read More

Sources of Dog Poisoning

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Dogs are curious by nature and tend to explore out of the way places such as storage areas, firewood piles and weed thickets. These environs put them in contact with insects, dead animals, toxic plants and poison baits. Dog poisoning … Read More

Summertime and Your Dog

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Very young, old, overweight, ill dogs and especially the breeds with short noses have trouble when the thermometer reaches above 75 degrees Fahrenheit. It is best to walk dogs before 9AM and after 5PM when the sun isn’t as strong … Read More

Dog Tear Staining

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Some dogs have a normal overflow or discharge of tears but other dogs have an excessive amount which means there may be a problem of a small or blocked tear duct. Abnormal overflow of tears caused by a blocked tear … Read More

Your Dog’s Urinary Tract

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Dogs sometimes get urinary tract infections or stones. If you find your dog constantly waiting at the door to go outside to urinate or if you find blood in the urine please be cautious as there may be a urinary … Read More

Winter Time and Your Dog or Cat

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Unless you’re one of the lucky ones living in one of the balmier states, you’ve felt the cold chill of winter arrive. For some of us, cold weather is regarded as a mere nuisance; for others, it’s a fun time … Read More