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  • Tips for Choosing an Obedience Class



    Back to school is an exciting time for kids from coast to coast. And as you watch the kids head off to class, it might occur to you that your dog could use a little education time, too. After all, a well-trained dog is an asset to any community. He’ll be welcome in more situations and be safer overall. But before you sign up for a class, be sure to consider all of your options. What are Your Goals? Before you start your search for a doggy training class, take a moment to think about your goals...

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  • Ice Creams For Dogs



    Ice cream is a controversial summer treat. . . if you’re a dog. It generally contains sugar and fat, which can cause nutritional issues with your pup if he gets too much of it. Many dogs also don’t do well on dairy, experiencing upset stomachs or loose stools. Toppings can be a bit of a problem, too. Chocolate in particular is very toxic to dogs. But this doesn’t mean that your dog can’t experience the best part of summer with you. It just means you have to be careful about the ingredien...

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  • How to Teach Your Dog to Love Swimming?



    As summer slides into place, we’re all making plans for fun in the sun and water. But how much more fun would it be if your dog could take part, too? Some dogs take to the water like they were born for it but others need a little more encouragement. In fact, many dogs need you to teach them to love swimming. Put Safety First You may think that your dog was born with all of the equipment he needs to swim, but that’s debateable. Depending on what breed or age his is, your dog may not be natura...

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  • How Much Exercise Does Your Pet Need?



    Did you know that exercise is paramount to your pet's health just as it is to you? Well, you need to engage your precious one in various activities that will be able to keep them fit without straining them. These exercises can be provided indoor or outdoor depending on the weather, type of the pet, its present health status, and its feeding regime, as well as your pet energy level. So, let me take you through some exercises you can easily engage your pets in. Food Hunting With the various types ...

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  • How to Survive Allergy Season?



    Spring is considered prime allergy season because that’s when pollen is the worst and that’s one of the most common allergies. But the truth is that allergies come in all shapes and sizes and can happen all year long, depending on what triggers them. And if your dog is experiencing reactions to certain stimuli, it’s time to get serious about allergies. Is It an Allergy or a Cold? Colds and allergies are often mistaken for each other because they have similar symptoms. Runny eyes, runny nos...

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  • Spring Cleaning All Year Round



    Dogs are bundles of love covered in fur. Whether you’ve got a long haired lhasa apso or a short haired chihuahua, most of us deal with shedding. The spring cleaning spirit may have you in the mood to finally do something about it. We’ve all had those big spring cleaning days where everyone in the house gets together and organize. But instead of doing it once this spring and forgetting about it, use these tips to stay spring clean fresh all year round. Prevention The best defense for hair rel...

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  • Can a Dog Get a Cold?



    There are two myths floating around about dogs and colds. The first is that dogs don’t get them. That’s just not true. They get colds the same way humans do--through the spread of viruses from body to body. It actually has nothing to do with cold weather. In the winter, colds are more common because we’re far more likely to be in close quarters and the virus has more opportunity to spread. This is also why you can still get a cold in the summer. It’s all about the spread of the virus. Wh...

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  • Why Doesn't Organic Oscar Lather?



    Some customers, who are not familiar with organic products, asked us why Organic Oscar shampoos did not lather. They felt that they were not cleaning their dog’s fur. The big misconception is to believe that the shampoo should lather in order to clean. When I first switched to organic care products for myself, it was also an adjustment. I grew up with conventional shampoos with lots of bubbles. These products would foam well, but would also cause itchiness and dryness to my scalp. So I chose q...

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  • Holiday Sweet Potato Biscuit Recipe For Dogs



    We’re swiftly coming upon the holiday season. While traditions and presents play a big part in the holidays, it’s the food we really get excited about. What you make for the holidays says a lot about who and what you care about. So while you’re baking pies for your co-workers and deep frying turkeys for your relatives, don’t forget to make a little something for your dog. Not only are these doggie sweet potato biscuits delicious, they’re easy to make. And they’ll fit right in with al...

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  • How to Care for an Aging Dog



    Whether you first met your dog as a puppy or adopted him as a full grown dog, you’re committing to a lifetime of love and care. As the years go by, you’ll see your dog get older and go through the changes that all aging animals do. To give him the best care, it’s important to focus on consistency at home and regular vet care. Consistency All dogs like routines and consistency but older dogs really crave it. They’re set in their ways. They are used the same walks, the same food, and the s...

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