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Tips to Naturally Get Rid of Fleas in Your Home and on Your Dog

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I was told this first tip by an owner of an only natural pet store. Recommended before going on a trip so you won’t come back to a flea infested home. 1) Wash your dog with a natural flea soap. Leave soap on dog for ten to fifteen minutes. This will help suffocate fleas. When time is up, water down dog’s coat well to drown fleas. (You can also wash your dog with regular liquid soap.)...

Undernourishment in Dogs

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Most people do not understand that what they give to their dogs especially if not proven to be beneficial can actually lead their pets to having a condition termed as malnutrition. Malnutrition can be detrimental if not given proper treatment. It occurs from excessive snacks and treats which can lead to obesity and later on suffer from other related health problems. Another would be imbalances in...

Is There a Connection Between Your Dog’s Itchy Skin and His Gas?

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Is your dog’s itchy skin driving you crazy with the constant scratching? Does your dog have gas that can clear a room too? Have you ever thought there might be a connection between the non-stop scratching and foul odors filling your home? Dog gas is essentially your dog eliminating toxins from his body. When the digestive system is unable to process and utilize nutrients, noxious gas is the...

Pros and Cons of Fostering a Puppy or Dog

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If you knew more about what fostering a puppy or dog entails, and the benefits it provides, is it something you would consider? The primary goal of fostering is to temporarily home and prepare a puppy or dog for adoption. As with everything in life, there are pros and cons. There are decisions to make before committing to fostering an animal. Are you willing to make and keep the promise of time...

How to Manage Tear Stains in Dogs

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Are you battling tear stains on your white or light-colored dog? As a professional groomer, I see many, many dogs that exhibit unsightly tear stains and beard stains. In addition, some of these dogs are even discoloring their feet, legs and body with the saliva they leave on their fur from licking and chewing. Possible Causes of Tear Stains Staining is usually of a reddish color and sometimes...

Three Simple Ways to Boost Dog’s Energy Levels

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What is the need to boost dog’s energy? Whenever I talk about energy boosting supplements for dogs, this is the question that a lot of people ask me. If you are a dog owner and if you do not know the answer to this question, make sure you read this article. Before starting note that reduced energy could be a symptom of an underlying medical condition. You need to rule this out before...

Natural Remedies For Dogs That You Should Stock Up On

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While going to the vet is the best option when you suspect that your dog has a health problem, minor ailments can easily be treated at home. Using natural remedies such as herbs can make a whole lot of difference to any health issue compared to over the counter drugs. You can be sure that they are free of ingredients that can be harmful to your pet in the long run, plus they’re generally...

Beware the Barghest! Black Dog Legends of Yorkshire and Beyond

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Imagine that it’s the dead of night. There’s electricity in the air as the long-threatened storm finally breaks. You’re alone in an unsettling place, somewhere like a graveyard perhaps, or an ancient crossroads where many years ago, as local legend has it, a hangman’s gallows used to stand. Suddenly you feel the hairs on the back of your neck rise up, and you get the...

Dog Training – 8 Correction Mistakes Dog Owners Make

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Just like no dog is perfect, neither are pet owners. A lot of dog behavior problems go right back to poor dog owner training. Here are some of the most common mistakes dog owners make that lead to bad dog behavior: 1. Inconsistent training. Just like with your typical human two-year-old, you’ve must be consistent when training your dog. Letting Max get away with bad behavior even some of...

Whats the Deal With Dogs and Fire Hydrants?

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It’s been common talk for years as we wonder why dogs pee on fire hydrants. Is the fire hydrant a shape they recognize? Is there something about fire hydrants that magnetically draw dogs toward them? Does it have something to do with the fact that fire hydrants spray water and that triggers the dog to have to urinate? While it’s true that dogs do indeed pee on fire hydrants, the...

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