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Domestic Abuse and Animal Cruelty

October 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition, Featured Articles

October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and since animal abuse is so closely related to domestic violence, we wanted to bring you a short article about both. Statistics on the link between domestic violence and animal cruelty According to the ASPCA, “a New Jersey study found that in 88 percent of families where there had […]

Your Dog’s Anal Glands

October 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition, Featured Articles

Editor’s Note:  if you are reading this over your breakfast table, STOP NOW.  You’ll appreciate this article much more if you read it after you’re done. Have you ever noticed a foul odor coming from your dog’s back end?  He or she may have clogged anal glands that need to be emptied. What are anal […]

Free to a Good Home

September 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition

Sad but true:  at some point, but by the grace of God, you may have to relinquish your beloved dog to another home.  Whether you lose your job, move to a no-pets-allowed home, or become so ill you can no longer take care of him or her, one of the things you will have to […]

Your Dog’s Allergies

September 3, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition, Featured Articles

Many of us are allergic to dogs, but what is your dog allergic to?  Your dog’s allergies can lead to itchy, watery eyes, a runny nose or itchy skin, just as your allergies do to you. Identifying the Allergen The first step in treating allergies is to find out what is affecting your dog.  Narrow […]

Flea Season is Here!

August 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition

With the very wet spring most areas of the country experienced and the very hot temperatures we are now enduring, mosquitoes have become a big problem for us two-leggers.  Similarly, fleas are out in abundance, which can cause problems for our four-legged friends. How do you protect your dogs? Multi-Level Approach to Fleas According to […]

Canine Vitamins & Nutritional Supplements

June 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition

Depending on the type of food you give your dog, as well as on the dog’s age, activity level, general health and specific medical issues, you may find you need to supplement the dog’s diet.  Vitamins play a vital role in digestion, reproduction, muscle and bone growth / function, healthy fur and skin, and blood […]

Help Your Local Dog Shelter

June 19, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition

Whether you bought your dog from a breeder or adopted from a shelter, I think we all can agree that the number of dogs in shelters in the United States is a crying shame.  According to the ASPCA, there are about 5,000 community animal shelters in the United States, and this number doesn’t doesn’t include […]

Are Canine Dental Bones Really Necessary?

May 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition

We’ve all laughed at the doggie denture commercial from Pedigree Dentastix, and many of you may be wondering how important special bones are to your dog’s dental health. Here’s our guide to the good, the bad, and the ugly of bones advertised to keep your dog’s teeth in tip-top shape. First, a little about dental […]

Premium Dog Food

May 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Dog Health and Nutrition

A recent survey on doggies.com indicates that nearly 50% of you feed your dogs premium commercial food, so we thought it might make some sense to provide a guide to the available premium foods currently on the market. It would be nice if there were one “fair and balanced” source that ranked all of the […]

Homemade Dog Food Recipes

Looking for a little extra way to spoil your dog?  Why not try providing homemade dog food, where you’re sure of the purity and proportion of the ingredients instead of buying the cheapest bag you find at the store.  In general, you want to keep your proportions to at least 1/3 protein and 2/3 grains […]

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