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  • Oatmeal Dog Shampoo for Itchy Dogs

    Just like human hair, the hair on dogs gets dirty or contracts lice or sheds or the skin gets itchy.Dog shampoo is a special formulation of shampoo that can be used safely on a dog’s skin and fur. Why do dogs itch? Your dog might itch for a number of reasons. Here are a few of the main reasons: • Fleas • Parasites like ear mites or scabies • Allergies from pollen that is transmitted through the air • Bacterial infections of the skin • Lice and Ticks in their fur • Allergies from f...

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  • Dog Shampoos Depending Upon Skin Types

    As our dogs give us their best, we have to give them our best too, and that includes taking the best care of them. One of the ways that we can ensure this is by taking care of their skin and coat. There are different kinds of dog shampoos that are available in the market. From anti-itch dog shampoo to conditioning dog shampoo. To make it less demanding for you, here are the best dog shampoo types depending upon the needs of the dog. Types of Dog Shampoos   Tick and flea If your dog is suffe...

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  • Caring for Your Dog This Winter.

    Cold winter climate and low moisture in the air can make your skin wind up plainly dry, flaky and awkward. A similar thing can happen to your dog's skin, as well. Similarly as you may find a way to keep your skin sound when the climate turns cool, your canine friend's skin and coat may require some additional care also. In fact, many of the same remedies you use can help prevent and treat skin problems in your dog too. Shampoo less frequently Your dog may like regular showers in the spring and s...

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  • How to Shower Your Dog.

    Dogs wouldn't mind being grimy and stinky — actually, they like it a lot— and many aren't hesitant to set up a battle if they imagine that it will enable them to escape shower time. It's no fun when you need to do run behind your dog to shower him while he is wrestling and tearing to escape from you. Here are our tips on how to wash a dog that will make it a significantly more cordial experience for both you and your pup. Energy of positive affiliation The primary thing you need to do, as is...

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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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