Dog' Blog

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Shih Tzu Care Tips

Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:45:41 +0000

Shih tzu’s are good-natured and easy to train, making them great family pets. But caring for a Shih tzu can be time consuming because they require a lot of grooming. A major part of Shih tzu care is proper grooming which will begin as soon as you bring your new dog home. Their thick, double-coated hair can be grown long, ...

Living with a Blind Dog

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 13:55:24 +0000

Living with a blind dog can be a challenging undertaking, both for the dog and for its owner who now must be the eyes for both of them. A dog who suddenly develops blindness is usually able to adjust to living life without its vision which has been an important and indispensable sense all its life. More than likely your ...

Dogs With OCD

Mon, 11 Jul 2016 13:53:45 +0000

Dogs with OCD (or Osteochondrosis) suffer a great deal of pain and mobility issues. When a dog has OCD, fragments of bone and cartilage become detached from larger bones and end up floating around the area encompassing a dog’s joints. The result is that any movement in the joint where those fragments are located will cause a dog to suffer ...

Human Health Irritations Due to Pets

Mon, 04 Jul 2016 13:51:35 +0000

Some people are unfortunate because they have allergies to dogs and will never be able to enjoy the love, devotion, and companionship a human receives from a pet dog. The symptoms of dog allergies are very similar to the symptoms of other types of allergies or the symptoms of a cold. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, ...

How to Choose a Dog Groomer

Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:02:29 +0000

When you need to find a dog groomer to keep your pet looking its very best, a good place to start is with your regular vet. A lot of veterinarians, especially those with larger facilities or animal hospitals, also offer dog grooming. The groomers employed in facilities like these are professional dog groomers, trained in the correct methods of grooming ...

Removing Ticks From Dogs

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:57:54 +0000

Removing ticks from your dog should be a priority as soon as you notice even one tick appearing on your dog’s skin. Many ticks can carry serious diseases like Lyme’s Disease. The types of environments where ticks are usually found are places with thick vegetation, in tall grasses, bushes, and heavy brush in the woods where ticks have a lot ...

What Should a Dog Eat?

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:30:56 +0000

What should a dog eat and how do you know if you’re giving your pet the best diet possible? There are so many different types of diets available for dogs today – dry food, canned food, raw meats, cooked meats, turkey, vegetables, and specialty blends. The diet that you feed your dog will have an effect on its physical health, ...

Asthma Treatments for Dogs

Mon, 30 May 2016 14:03:40 +0000

Pet asthma is a medical condition that’s easy to diagnose in dogs and there are several different asthma treatments for dogs that can control the symptoms of this disease. Asthma in dogs is defined as the sudden narrowing of a dog’s airways that causes breathing difficulties. Asthma can be triggered when a pet inhales something it’s allergic to. When this happens, ...

Sudden Weight Loss in Dogs: Signs and Symptoms

Mon, 23 May 2016 12:37:19 +0000

Sudden weight loss in a dog that is not attributable to increased exercise or activity should be brought to the attention of your veterinarian. Some dogs do experience cyclical weight changes because they live in seasonal climates and are exercised and walked less during the cold winter months. To be healthy, a dog should have sufficient fat covering the ribs. ...

Best Dog Breeds For Families With Kids

Mon, 16 May 2016 14:04:20 +0000

Almost 75 million dogs have been adopted into homes that already owned at least one dog. Multi-dog homes are often good for families with kids. There are other dogs to play with so a dog is not expecting constant attention from your children, or you, all the time, and there is always another dog to play with when the family ...