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Dogs and Fleas Problem

Taking care a dog is not easy, and there are different approach of different breeds when it comes of giving them the proper care. One of the most common problem is the dogs flea. However, there are lot of medicines, shampoo and soap that can help to get rid of those fleas on your dogs.

Dog Allergies to Pork Insulin

If your dog displays any of the symptoms of diabetes, it is important to take it to the veterinarian for examination. If your dog is diabetic, your veterinarian can offer treatment options that will work for your dog's particular needs, including options that won't trigger a dog's allergies to pork

How to Stop a Beagle Puppy From Teething

A teething beagle puppy is frustrating to your household because of the many things that the puppy will chew on, from shoes to furniture to flooring. (See References 1) Puppies can't help teething, since it is a natural cycle that occurs when the adult teeth come in around 6 or 7 months; however, yo

Is Your Female in Heat? - How to Keep Your Male a Part of the Family

When your female is in heat, is it a constant struggle? Do you feel like your life revolves around watching your dogs to make sure nothing happens? For those of us, who own a female and a male dog, when both of them are not fixed, it can be a very difficult time for the entire family. When your fema

Posh Dog Gifts

People love shopping for their image by Leticia Wilson from Fotolia.comAccording to CNN, Americans spent $36.3 billion on their pets in 2005. The American Pet Products Association estimates that in 2010, $18.28 billion will be spent simply on food. That's a lot of kibble....

How to Make Homemade Pig Ear Dog Treats

Making food for your dog has many benefits. Your dog will get to eat healthy food and you know what you dog is eating. This tutorial will show you how to make pig ear dog chew using only pig ears and olive oil.

Adventure Travel With Dogs

Have you ever taken your dog on a camping trip?Have you ever spent a lazy afternoon floating down the river with Fido by your side? How about an overnight hiking and camping trip?Here are a few tips to make your adventure a fun and safe one!

Can Your Puppy Learn To Use A Litter Box?

House training your puppy is one of the most important things you will teach him. There are several different ways you can go about teaching your puppy his house training. Some owners are interested in teaching their puppy to use a litter box. Is this possible? Absolutely!

Secrets To Training Older Dogs

They say that you cannot teach an old dog new tricks. That is not true. Here are some things that you can do to teach your old dog new things.

Primal Diet for Dogs

Dogs were domesticated fairly recently, and some pet owners believe that the pet-food industry has gone too far in changing most dry dog food to grain-based formulas, which are primarily carbohydrates rather than protein. Wolves eat raw meat and bones, and a primal diet for a domestic dog follows a

Adopting a Golden Retriever Puppy

Learn all you need to know when adopting a golden retriever puppy. Do you adopt or buy from a breeder? What are the costs and where do you search? Learn how to choose the perfect puppy, and how to prepare your home for your puppy's arrival.

The Commitment to a New Puppy

There was a small dog named Fifi; she was a Maltese and also extremely spoiled. Fifi was purchased by her owner, Judy, five years ago and spent a delightful half-decade with her. They spent a lot of time together, the owner was a consultant and worked from home so she could spend a lot of time with

What to Feed a Dog to Help Him Gain Weight

Weight loss is not uncommon in dogs, especially after they have suffered an illness or an injury. Many times food intake needs to be increased or a change needs to be made to help the dog gain weight. In some instances, supplements or help from the vet may be required to get the dog to maintain a

Anti-Anxiety Cures for Dogs

From panting and pacing to total house destruction, anxiety can make your dog's life miserable. The first step in treating anxiety is identifying the source. It may be something obvious like fireworks, isolation or veterinary visits, but it can be something more subtle like a change in schedule or f

How Often Should You Give Water to a Dog?

As a dog's body is 60 to 70 percent water, the clear liquid is the most important nutrient in its diet. Between respiration, urination and evaporation, pooches lose a lot of water and need constant replenishment. In most cases, dogs are instinctual enough to self-regulate their drinking, although pu

Dog Diet Without Grains - Personal Experience Story

A lot has been said about dog food and lots more will be said about it. I thought I had found the ideal solution for my old friend Sebastian but then I learned that even his diet was far from perfect. Here is why.

How to Potty Train a Duck

The frustrations in training any animal to do even the simplest action are plentiful. Even teaching a friendly and cooperative dog to extend its paw can be a matter full of failures, setbacks and frustration. Behavioral scientists, however, have developed various means to evoke seemingly impossible