Bathing your dog

10.23.14_WP

Everyone with a dog has probably had the experience of needing to give him/her a bath. Here are a few tips for safely bathing your dog: In regards to soap choice, a mild hypoallergenic soap formulated for veterinary use is your best bet. “Veterinary use” means that the soap is formulated to work with a […] Read more »

Digging Dogs

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There are a number of reasons your dog might be digging. It could be too hot outside, he might need attention, he might be a from a traditionally digging breed, he might want to see what’s behind that fence separating him from your neighbor and he might be emulating your behavior if he’s seen you […] Read more »

Feline Aggression

10.19.14_WP

Problems with feline aggression can be a major concern for cat owners. There are several types of feline aggression that are not necessarily mutually exclusive. If your cat is displaying aggression towards humans or aggression towards other cats, keep in mind he following: The earlier the better when it comes to intervention for aggressive behavior, […] Read more »

Famous Black Cats

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There’s been this really fun quiz floating around the Internet and since Halloween is so dangerously close, let’s celebrate with a post on 7 famous black cats, as taken from the quiz: Snowball II from The Simpsons Felix the Cat Socks, President and Hillary Clinton’s pet Salem from Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Sylvester J. Pussycat, […] Read more »

Ear Care for Dogs

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There are plenty of different types of dog ears. Blunt tipped ears, and front facing, drooped down, folded ears, filbert ears, cocked ears, button ears, and as dogs breed with different breeds, the distinction between the types of ears that come on different dogs is becoming slightly blurry. The thing that is still very clear, […] Read more »

Jumping Dogs

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Why does your dog like to jump up to greet you and your guests? Because dogs like to greet each other nose to nose, and they want to do the same to you! However, this behavior can be destructive and a little intimidating, so you may want to train to your dog to inhibit their […] Read more »

10 Healthiest Dog Breeds

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Woman’s Day recently posted about an article about the 10 healthiest dog breeds and it was too great not to share. According to Woman’s Day, here are the 10 healthiest canines: Basenji Shiba Inu Chihuahua Bichon Frise Australian Cattle Dog Poodle Beagle Border Collie Greyhound Doberman Pinscher Read more »

Dogs Without Teeth

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Dogs’ teeth can fall out due to disease, bad hygiene, injury or just old age. Many owners are afraid to have their dogs’ teeth extracted, but the truth is that a mouth without teeth is better than a mouth filled with diseased teeth. If he is at a point where he needs his teeth removed, […] Read more »

Fostering a Dog

Fostering a dog can be defined as taking a dog into your home to give him love and care, either for a predetermined period of time or until the dog is adopted. Many dogs need foster care for at least one of the following reasons: a rescue group might not have enough physical space for […] Read more »

Einstein’s Story

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Einstein, the world’s smallest stallion, attracted a large crowd of visitors upon news of his birth and was even a guest on Oprah. Einstein now has released a children’s book entitled A Friend For Einstein that was number two on the New York Times bestsellers list. A Friend For Einstein includes full-color photographs of his […] Read more »