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5 Tips to Care for an Older Dog

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You and your older dog have been together for a long time, and now that he’s a senior, his needs may have changed. Senior dogs often need specialized diets, exercise regimes, grooming and dental care. If your dog has special medical considerations, ask your veterinarian if he suggests any medications, treatments or food for your […] read more

How to Clean Dog Urine

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Cleaning dog urine is best done when the stain is new. However, you can still get rid of the stain if it has already been set, say, into your carpeting. It just takes a little bit more patience. You just need to use the right chemicals and be patient as most stains of this type can […] read more

5 Home Dog Dental Care Tips

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Dog dental care is an extremely important part of a dog’s overall good health. Of course, your dog should receive a thorough dental cleaning once a year by a trained veterinary dental technician. However, there are several things you can do at home to maintain your dog’s healthy teeth and prevent problems. 1. Dry Foods […] read more

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The Importance of a Puppy Feeding Schedule

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When it comes to puppy feeding, it’s vital you stay on track so you can get your dog into a routine. A puppy feeding schedule ensures that your new dog will eat healthily and also provides a number of opportunities to train your dog as well. Follow a Set Schedule with Respect to Feeding Set […] read more

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How to Get Rid of Dog Urine Stains

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Dog urine stains can be a difficult type of stain to get out of carpet. If you are a dog owner it is probably an accident waiting to happen. Proud owners of a new puppy will probably also have their share of urine stains to deal with while going through the training process. Or maybe […] read more

Dog Care: How to Keep Ticks Away

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It’s important to keep ticks away for your dog’s health and safety, but also for a sanitary apartment. You don’t want ticks to jump off your dogs and bite you or your children. Ticks carry diseases that can affect your dogs and transmit diseases to the people your dog comes into contact with. Use natural […] read more

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How to Stop Your Dog from Eating Feces

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A dog eating feces is at greater risk for intestinal blockage and developing parasites, which can cause harm to both himself and the human(s) he lives with. While you shouldn’t try to get your dog to vomit any feces he’s already eaten, as that could cause more harm than good, you should try to modify […] read more

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Using Dog Treats as a Training Tool

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Using dog treats is a great way to train your pet. By rewarding him for good behavior or obeying your commands, you can motivate your puppy to sit, heel, lie down, come and fetch more readily. Using treats, as well, can help you more easily house train him too. Use Treats to Teach Your Dog to Sit […] read more

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How to Protect the Furniture from Your Dog

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As a pet owner, you understand that your dog will cause the occasional accident around the house. But, you also worked hard for that suede sofa sectional and that grand oak dining room set. Your goal is to protect your furniture from the chewing that your beloved dog is notorious for. Being a dog owner does not mean you have […] read more