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  • Bringing Home Puppy
    A puppy is exuberance on four legs: everyone’s a potential playmate, and anything’s a potential toy. Puppies of all types are wonderful pets who grow up to be loyal and devoted animals. Of course, that’s not to say that getting them trained as they grown doesn’t have its challenges! Rare is the puppy owner who …

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  • Does Your Dog Require a Special Diet?
    Your sick dog probably needs special nutrition. Diets for Sick Dogs One important indication that your dog is not feeling well is a loss of appetite. Vomiting or diarrhea might also indicate a dietary problem. Before you switch diets, though, you should make an appointment and have your veterinarian check her out. Eating and digestive …

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  • Preventing heatstroke in your pet
    Fact: When we get hot, we sweat. When animals get hot, they pant. Unfortunately, panting is not the most efficient means of cooling down an overheated body. During those hot summer months and during the days of Indian Summer we can help our pets stay cool (and prevent heat exhaustion!) by taking a few simple …

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  • Bathing a Dog
    Sprinklers, puddles, rivers, and oceans – so what’s the big deal about the bathtub? As soon as you even hint at putting your dog in the tub for a good wash, man’s best friend turns into man’s best foe. Whether you’re preparing for your first show, or simply scrubbing the grime off your favorite canine, …

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  • About Canine Health
    The basics of canine health are proper feeding, adequate exercise, yearly vaccinations, and your own awareness of your pet’s behavior. Sudden behavior changes are usually a sign that your dog should visit the veterinarian. Remember: you know your puppy better than anyone else: if you think something’s wrong, chances are good you’re right. You don’t …

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