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The Dangerous Ingredients In Your Dog’s Food

There may be some dangerous ingredients in your dog’s food that aren’t necessarily on the label and you’re not even aware of it. Additionally, these foods may actually be causing our dogs to become ill.  Look at the food that you are currently feeding your dog – there are hidden ingredients that you cannot even […]

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How Long Will YOUR Dog Live?

As humans, we have a much longer lifespan than our dogs, one of the somewhat depressing facts of dog ownership is that our dogs will not live as long as we do.  On many occasions I have wished that my dogs could live forever!  Although, knowing how long I can expect my dogs to live, […]

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Poop – What Is Normal And What Is Not

If you’re like me, as a dog owner, you probably monitor your dogs’ daily excursions outside to poop and you’re probably pretty happy when everything looks normal.  But, what do you do if your dog has frequent diarrhea and it keeps reoccurring?  Causes of diarrhea are varied and that can mean complete misery for both […]

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What’s In That Vaccine?

What’s really in those vaccines that you’re giving your dog? Likely your vet doesn’t know for sure himself because the vaccine companies don’t always report exactly what’s in their vaccinations – not even the US Food and Drug Administration – who’s responsible for allowing the drugs on the market, knows exactly what’s in these vaccines […]

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Connections To Joint Disease And Your Dog

Different breeds of dogs at any age can suffer from joint diseases like hip dysplasia.  It seems that it’s not just the seniors, but younger dogs who are getting diseases like hip and elbow dysplasia and other issues like cruciate ligament tears.  There are three major things that you can do as a good pet […]

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How To Keep The Twinkle In Your Dogs Eyes

Regular eye exams by your veterinarian can help you keep your dogs’ eyes shiny and bright and free of any problems.  Any cloudiness or inflammation that is exhibited may indicate a health problem and would be a reason to seek help and have your vet refer your dog to a specialist.  There are a few […]

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What Is Reverse Sneezing?

Have you ever heard your dog make a snorting sound followed by gagging?  It’s a very alarming sound to most dog owners. It is not known to be harmful to dogs as long as they don’t have any underlying conditions like heart disease.  It is actually your dog reverse sneezing, and it’s usually characterized by […]

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The Dreaded “C” Word

The “C” word – everyone has heard of it – unfortunately.  Cancer is an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells which invade and surround tissues and spread to other areas of the body.  Often they are localized and sometimes they are generalized.  “Localized” means they do not spread to other areas of the body.  “Generalized” means […]

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