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Signs of Aging in Dogs

The Senior Dog and Signs of Aging in Dogs

This article will detail the common signs of aging dogs and details canine old age symptoms. How to tell when your dog is getting old, what to expect with old age in dogs, senior dog issues and how to own a happy senior dog. How to Know if Your Dog is Getting Old As dogs get older, it’s natural to expect there to be certain changes and dog aging signs. The signs of aging in dogs … Read more…

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How To Get Rid Of Dog Smells In The Home

There are numerous ways to get rid of dog smells and avoid a home smelling like a kennel.  Here are some of the main ways: 1. The number one step is to prevent your dog from making a mess where he shouldn’t. Dogs are commonly drawn to areas that have already been soiled, so the trick is to locate such spots and completely eradicate them. You can purchase a black light from major hardware stores … Read more…

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Considering Breeding Your Dog?

IF YOUR DOG HASN’T BEEN DESEXED AND YOU WANT TO BREED HIM/HER, YOU MUST READ THIS FIRST!!!  Fact: Each year, in Australia alone, more than 200,000 dogs and cats, through not fault of their own are put to sleep. These animals are NOT SICK and they’re NOT OLD. The reason is that backyard breeder and puppy mills don’t care about what happens to the animals in their care. EXCUSES FOR BREEDING & NOT DESEXING There are … Read more…

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Preparing Your Dog for a New Baby

Congratulations! A human baby is on its way. You’re probably flat out preparing, buying nappies and other necessities and also setting up the nursery. Unless you’ve had one or more children, a baby care class might be wise too. However, even with all this happening, you must also prepare your pet for this major life change. Your dog will know something is happening. The pregnant mother will have changes in scent and body, as well … Read more…

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Choosing Pet Insurance for Your Dog

The Cost of Pet Care is Escalating. Veterinary science slowly becomes more advanced but that means vet bills also increase. Some owners find the cost of owning a pet is financially stressful. Insuring your pet can help to offset some, or all, of the expenses of diagnosing, managing and treating your dog whenever he has an illness or injury. Pet insurance isn’t for all pet owners. If you’re thinking about it for your pet, you … Read more…

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How To Select The Best Boarding Kennel For Your Beloved Pet

If you’re going away for any period of time, whether it’s for work or holidays, your pet needs to be cared for in your absence. Assuming you can’t find somebody to look after him, a boarding kennel can provide peace of mind and good quality care. Pros and cons of leaving your pet in a boarding kennel. Your pet relies on you to look after him 24/7/365, even if you’re not home. Family, neighbours and … Read more…

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Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation anxiety is more serious than a dog merely whimpering occasionally or discovering a slipper under your kitchen table when you do come home. It’s more than a small amount of mischief. In fact, it’s a case of your beloved pet feeling highly stressed. If, when you’re out, your dog exhibits any of these types of behavior, it’s highly likely that he has separation anxiety: • Excessive howling or barking. • Intense pacing up and … Read more…

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Five Tips For New Dog Owners

If you’re a new dog owner, you may be worried about whether you have the ability to look after a dog properly as it’s a huge commitment. Fortunately it’s not hard to care for a dog. If you use these valuable tips, you’ll have a great relationship with your beloved pet. 1. Regular visits to the vet. Every dog needs an annual physical and updated vaccines ion the same way as people. However, dogs age … Read more…