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Does Your Pet Dog Suffer From Heartworms?
Dog heartworm is a common disease among canines in the United States. Discovered in 1856, the worms mainly live in your dog's heart and major blood vessels. The worms, especially on worst cases, seriously impair the heart's operations. Worse, they could also clog your dog's blood vessels. These infections result to body weight losses, chronic cough, dropsy, breath shortness, chronic...

Dogs that Itch

Dogs that Itch
It makes dog owners crazy, the dog that has skin that is so itchy and uncomfortable that the dog is constantly scratching at itself, using paws and teeth to worry at the area until the dog has removed all the hair from the area and the remaining flesh is raw and bleeding. This bald area, a spot that most...
Is your dog too stuck on you?
Being alone can be really frightening, especially when you are a kid. A natural reaction of a child when left alone is to cry. We have all gone through this when we were young, We were always glued to our parents, especially to our moms. We do not want to be away from them. This is human instinct since...
Hunting Dogs Make A Better Outdoor Experience
The use of hunting dogs for the pursuit of game has been in practice ever since man and dog discovered they made great companions. Whether opting for sight hounds, scent hounds, pointers or retrievers the relationship between a hunter and his canine counterpart is a special one. While they are companions, in the field there is a working relationship...
Camping with Your Dogs - Ten Commandments
CAMPING WITH DOGS – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS In the U.S. alone, more than 30 million people each year take their pets with them while camping. Yet, when we first started RVing with our dogs, we were unable to find much written on the subject. Sure, there were the occasional articles in magazines that reminded us to use pet ID tags, bring...
Man's Best Friend & Separation Anxiety
Our homes are almost never complete if we do not have something to cheer us up. Aside from our children and our personal hobbies, the one thing that gives us great pleasure whenever we are at home is our pet --- which is usually a dog. The dog is considered man's best friend and ranks first place as the most...
National Campaign Gives Homeless Dogs New "Leashes" On Life
Each year, approximately four million dogs are up for adoption at animal shelters and breed rescues across the country. Sadly, only two million of these dogs ever find homes. Actress Minnie Driver and Pedigree Food for Dogs are giving millions of homeless dogs new "leashes" on life, through the second annual Pedigree Adoption Drive. The national awareness and fundraising campaign...
Puggles and Designer Dogs - The Truth about Puggles
PUGGLES By Jenny Smith Puggle Dogs are a fairly new mixed breed. They’re a half breed combined with a pug and a beagle. They are one of the cutest mix breed dogs out there today. They have a very mellow, loving temperament. Puggles are ideal family pets, because they do so well with young children. They’re all around lovable, and not...
When Did Dogs Become a Fashion Statements
It's become standard for anyone wanting a glamorous aura to pick out their dogs like they pick out their shoes. "Ooh - I'll have that darling one in the corner, great color - matches my handbag too!" And they're easy to find - anyone with enough money can pick out the doglet of their dreams. Perhaps even scarier than the free...
Vaccination And Its Important Role In A Dog’s Life
Active immunization is the introduction into the body of killed or satisfied microorganisms or their products for the purpose of stimulating the body’s defense mechanism. This concept is also applicable to other species like the dogs. Before, the area of veterinary medicine has not yet realized the potential benefits of vaccinations. Until recently, veterinary experts have formulated certain solutions so...