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How To Keep Your Dog’s Coat Healthy In The Winter

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The onset of the winter months means preparing houses, cars, and even people for the cold weather; but don’t forget to prepare your dogs as well. As this season poses challenges to humans, it is also a bigger challenge for pets. You are aware how slush and snow can cause Fido’s coat to mat; as ice and salt can injure ... Read More »

The growing popularity of flat-faced dogs is a disturbing trend

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According to researchers, there’s a massive growth of number of people owning medium sized flat nosed dogs like Pug and French Bulldog. These dogs are called brachycephalic dogs – which means their skulls are compressed causing them more potential health problems particularly in breathing. These dogs also have shallow eye sockets which cause to have protruding eyes.   By looking ... Read More »

DIY treats that will freshen your dog’s breath!

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Here’s an easy DIY dog treat that will give your pup fresh breath! 1. Pulse 2 cups gluten free old fashioned oats in a food processor. 2. Combine oats with one medium sized carrots and 1 cup of fresh parsley 3. Combine 1 egg, 1 tbsp coconut oil , and 1 mashed banana. 4. Mix wet and dry ingredients 5. ... Read More »

Springtime pollen can hurt your dog, too

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Pollen allergies and allergies to mold manifests with itching redness of the skin.If you see any hair loss on your dog or cat that might be an indication they are suffering from allergies.Sneezing and watery eyes are other obvious symptoms as well.Vets say just taking care of your dog will help prevent allergies.Make sure they have the needed shots and ... Read More »

How you can help your dog lose weight

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Too much fat is not good for your dogs.. Overweight dogs have an 80% chance of developing osteoarthritis, cruciate ligament and orthopedic injuries, back issues, as well as a decreased life expectancy. Therefore, it is very important to take a step in helping your dog to lose weight. Here are some steps: Is your dog “pleasingly plump”? What do you ... Read More »

Itchy Dog: Atopica A — What you must know

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When dealing with your itchy dogs, most people use Atopica A. However, as a dog owner, you should know that natural treatment is always the best for your dog’s health. Atopica is being used more often for pets who are resistant to less toxic allergy treatments. Pet owners need to be aware of the side effects of this drug and ... Read More »

Itchy Dog: How to eliminate allergies

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Allergies cannot be avoided. In most situations, dogs that don’t have food allergies will eventually have them because of repetitive feeding. However, you have to know that allergies can be treated. This video talks about boosting your dog’s immune system to fight the allergies. She talked about the system called NAET in treating dog allergies. This is the part 7 ... Read More »

Itchy Dog: Natural treatments for allergies

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To create a homeophatic remedy, you should base it in the symptoms that you see in your dog. For instance, some itchy dogs love the heat. A different homeophatic treatment should be given to them compared to itchy dogs that love cold. Giving homeophatic remedy is not difficult at all. However, you should not mix it in your dog’s food. ... Read More »

Itchy Dog: How to relieve hot spots

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Hot spots can be fixed at home with natural home remedies if you catch them early on. Some of the solutions are: Calendula Tincture Aloe Vera Vet-Aid Sea Salt Wound Care Spray Dr. Rose’s Remedies Spray This is the fifth part of the eight-part series of itchy dogs. Does your dog get hot spots? What do you do about it? ... Read More »

Itchy Dog: What really causes allergies?

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It’s not mysterious as to why so many of our dogs and cats are getting skin allergies and digestive problems due to allergies. Therefore, it’s important to know the different causes of dog allergies. It can be caused by different chemicals, food, and pollen. Does your dog have allergies? What do you do to help? Let us know in the ... Read More »

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