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How to Help Your Aging Dog Stay Active

As your dog ages, he or she is going to slow down a little. That is to be expected. But just as with humans, if he stays active and engaged, the mental and physical decline will not be as great. Continue reading

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How Young is Too Young to Board a Dog?

Generally, your dog needs to be at least four months old to board in a kennel. The reason for this is that usually four months is the minimum age at which a rabies vaccine can be given to a dog. And the vaccine is required by law to be administered before a dog can be put in a boarding facility. Continue reading

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What to Do if Your Dogs Don’t Get Along

In households where dogs exhibit aggression toward each other, there are certain common elements – the dogs are the same gender, they fight only when the owner is present, the dogs are both adults (over four years), and they fight over who will be dominant. Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Dog for Your Family

If you are looking for a dog, it can be a tough decision. There are so many breeds to choose from. They come in all shapes, sizes, and personalities. Some dogs will need more attention than others. You may need to give some more training or take more time with exercising them. Continue reading

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Kennel Alternatives When You Go Away for the Holidays

You are going away the holidays this year. But you need to make some arrangements for your dog during that time. Should you board him at a kennel? Probably. But let’s take a look at some alternatives, just in case. Continue reading

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4 Mistakes New Dog Owners Make

New dog owners are often as excited as their pets to have a new friend. And they are eager to care for their pet – feeding, walking and grooming him. They have the best of intentions. But often, because of a lack of knowledge about the best way to care for their pet, new dog owners make some common mistakes. Here are four of them: Continue reading

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When Your Dog Has Arthritis

Humans aren’t the only animals that get arthritis as they age. It can happen to dogs as well. Caring for a dog with arthritis is in some ways similar to arthritis care for humans. Here are some things to do if your dog has arthritis. Continue reading

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Dog Grooming Basics: Taking Care of Your Dog’s Teeth

Most dog owners do all that they can to maintain their pet’s health. But often there is one area that gets overlooked – oral hygiene. Veterinarians estimate that 85 percent of all dogs over the age of four have some form of periodontal disease. If this condition is not taken care of, it can result in loss of teeth and other infection. Continue reading

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How to Find the Right Veterinarian

If you are checking out veterinarians, the first thing you need to do is visit her practice without your pet to look around and talk to the vet. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Raise any concerns you may have. Here are some other things you should look for. Continue reading

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4 Truths About Dogs Every Owner Should Know

Everyone knows that dogs are pretty amazing animals. But there are some things about dogs you may not know that are as amazing as the things you do know about dogs. Here are a few. Continue reading

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