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Simple Ways To Keep Your Pet Relaxed At The Vet

Simple Ways To Keep Your Pet Relaxed At The Vet

A trip to the veterinarian’s office can be overwhelming for many pets. There are other animals, new people, and of course shots and examinations. By following a few tips however, you can help your dog to stay as relaxed as possible. Nothing New Before you take your pooch to the vet, be sure he is used to being held, touched, and grabbed. You can practice this at home by placing your hands on his body, belly, legs, ears, and tail...

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11 Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

11 Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

Here’s a fun fact: dog owners tend to have lower cholesterol, lower triglycerides, and better moods compared to the average person. It might be hard to believe, but it’s true. If you want to learn about more ways owning a dog can be beneficial to your health, then keep reading. Reduced Heart Disease Risk An estimated 600,000 people die each year from heart disease in the United States. There are many risk factors, including lack of...

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Coconut Oil For Dogs The Fast Guide

Coconut Oil For Dogs The Fast Guide

Coconut oil is considered by many experts to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet.  This oil from the kernel of the coconut has been helping prevent everything from high blood pressure to cancer.  And it has been linked to improving things like energy, brain function, digestion, and more.  This leads many pet owners to wonder: “Is coconut oil good for dogs?”  The answer is yes and here are just some of the many benefits you can...

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5 Tips To Help Make Sure Your Pooch Enjoys Grooming

5 Tips To Help Make Sure Your Pooch Enjoys Grooming

Grooming your pooch is the perfect opportunity to enjoy some bonding while also caring for it’s health. At first, washing and trimming your dog’s hair and nails can be a little tricky, especially if your pet has an active personality. However, dog grooming does get easier with time, and regular sessions are important for training them to sit still. To help acclimate your canine to its grooming routine, be sure to use these tips to...

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Provide Your Loving Pet with Orthopedic Comfort

Provide Your Loving Pet with Orthopedic Comfort

Nobody wants to say it, because it’s just too painful to think about sometimes, but when it comes to the age of your canine friend, it might be time to take certain measures to provide them with extra comfort. As dogs age, they can often become saddled with issues such as arthritis, or dysplasia, among many others. Unfortunately, these can be very breed-specific, and start early in life without anybody realizing. A good bed for older dogs...

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The Most Common Reasons Housetrained Dogs Have Accidents In The Home

The Most Common Reasons Housetrained Dogs Have Accidents In The Home

When a dog that has been housetrained starts having frequent accidents in the house it can be pretty aggravating.  While it may be tempting to discipline your pet, keeping a cool head and looking for the cause of the problem is a much better way to go. Here are some possible causes to get you thinking and help you find which one it is. -Old age can be a factor Just like humans when dogs start getting older bladder control can be issue. ...

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Vaccines For Your Dog

Vaccines For Your Dog

Booster vaccinations for dogs are a vital part of maintaining the health and reducing the chances of illness in your pet. They are a way for owners to prevent the possibility of their dog contracting potentially serious diseases. There are many reasons why it is a good idea to continue your dog on a vaccine booster schedule after their initial immunizations as puppies. Let’s take a look at just a few of the reasons why boosters are...

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6 New Exercise Ideas For Your Dog

6 New Exercise Ideas For Your Dog

Dogs are like little kids. They can and do get bored of the toys and activities they once loved. If your dog has been showing signs of restlessness on his usual walk in the park or doesn’t appear as enthusiastic about playing fetch as he used to be, it’s time to change things up. Here are six new exercises that will get Rover all excited again. Running You need to keep fit just as much as your dog does, and if the idea of...

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7 Tips to Keep Your Dog Healthy

7 Tips to Keep Your Dog Healthy

A responsible dog owner wants the best for their canine companion. After all, they do become more than just pets, they become a member of the family and their health is a priority. As the old adage teaches us, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, keeping your dog healthy is better than trying to treat a health problem after it develops. Use the 7 tips to keep your dog healthy so you can enjoy many happy years together. Quality...

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Dog Barking: 3 Steps to Keep Your Dog As Quiet As Possible

Dog Barking: 3 Steps to Keep Your Dog As Quiet As Possible

“My dog won’t stop barking!” Other than housebreaking a dog this is probably the most common problem of dog owners word-wide.  While it’s natural for all dogs, regardless of breed, to want to “sound the alarm,” and bark when they hear suspicious sounds or see suspicious acting people, nuisance barking is not natural.  Not only is it not natural, but it is a behavior that if it is not dealt with, can lead to many problems.  Other than...

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