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Kennel Flooring – What is the Best Option For Your Dog Run?

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I have a golden retriever. She is a 3 year old house dog who is completely potty trained. My back yard is fenced, and I let her go outside all the time. The problem is, I’m starting a full time JOB which will keep me away for hours at a time. I cannot leave her in the house for that long and do not want to put her in a crate. Letting her roam the back yard is my only option, but I get...

Dog Training – Here’s A Quick Way To Stop Your Dog From Barking

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It was 5:00 AM and Timmy would not stop barking. Timmy is a Jack Russell Terrier and belongs to my mother-in-law. We were watching him for the weekend and his barking was already driving me crazy. I rolled over in bed and informed my wife that Timmy would be learning the word “Quiet” today. Barking is a normal, natural behavior in dogs. Barking becomes a problem when it becomes...

Dog Stranguria or Straining to Pass Urine – Dog Health

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Symptoms which may indicate that a dog is straining to pass urine or in other words suffering from dog stranguria are: 1. Very little or no urine is passed. The little amount of urine that is produced will most likely contain blood. 2. May appear similar to dog constipation 3. The dog may strain to pass urine even after repeated attempts and will probably look uneasy or uncomfortable while...

Dog Bladder Problems – Why is My Puppy Frequently Urinating Small Amounts?

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Perhaps you have noticed your dog urinating frequently, as in every 10 minutes or so. Maybe you notice your puppy trying to urinate and only see a few drops come out each time. When you see your puppy frequently urinating small amounts, there is reason to be alarmed. Frequent urination is a common problem in dogs, particularly in bitches. A female puppy frequently urinating small amount usually...

Boarding Kennel Valuation – Part II

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Once you have assessed the projected income of a boarding kennel operation, you’re ready to do some calculations to arrive at the right selling price. Keep in mind that there are experts in this field whose sole job is to calculate business values. They can complete a thorough analysis of the business and come to an estimate as to the value of that business. Unfortunately, they can be...

How to Make Homemade Pig Ear Dog Treats

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Making food for your dog has many benefits. Your dog will get to eat healthy food and you know what you dog is eating. This tutorial will show you how to make pig ear dog chew using only pig ears and olive oil. Ingredients and Supplies you Will Need You will need raw pig ears, which you can easily find at any Asian food market, extra virgin olive oil, kitchen scissors, a brush, tin foil and an...

Side Effects of Frontline Plus for Dogs

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Frontline Plus for dogs is topical medication that works against tick and flea infestations. Its active ingredients, S-methoprene and fipronil, act to not only kill all existing ticks and fleas but also work on flea eggs and larvae to make sure that they do not mature into adults. This medication is known to have 100% efficacy within the first 48 hours of application. Apart from this, Frontline...

How Long Can Dogs Go Without Eating?

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When welcoming a new pet into the home, one of the biggest challenges can be establishing a meal schedule. Many dogs are picky eaters and would rather go hungry than eat what their owners put down in front of them. There are ways to help a dog that will not eat, but it is important for owners to know how long they should allow the problem to go on before they need to be truly concerned. The...

Hydrogen Peroxide For Dog Bad Breath

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As kids, almost everyone had a run-in with hydrogen peroxide. Occasionally, even as adults we still find the need for this antiseptic. But these instances were to clean sores or wounds that we got while playing around. This was done to make sure that we were protected from nasty infections. So it is a bit controversial to hear about our handy antiseptic being used as a breath freshener. But many...

Suddenly, My Dog Won’t Eat!

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Every now and then, our dogs like their human counterparts go on strike when it comes to eating their regular food. For whatever reason no amount of coaxing will get them to eat food that they loved a day or two ago. Are they being fussy or is something wrong? Personally, I favor the thinking something is wrong attitude, and if by the second mealtime the reaction is the same, it is off to the vet...

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