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Pet Care - Care Of The Geriatric Dog

Generally speaking, a dog over the age of 8 is considered "old". Depending on the breed, your dog's lifespan will be anywhere from 7 to 17 years. A dog's "middle age" is usually from age 4 to 8, anything after that is a bonus and your dog is in "old age". Start your dog's "senior" years off by having a vet exam once yearly, so that you can keep pace with any condition that might develop. None of this article is intended to replace good veterinary care, which is your best insurance that your........ Read More

Dog Grooming And Care

Brushing and combing your dog should be made into a pleasant ritual. Select a place to do the grooming-a chair, table or bench will be satisfactory. Lift the dog onto the chair or table, talking to him, reassuring him that all is well. Let him know that he's in for a treat, not an ordeal. Let him sniff each tool; the comb, brush, nail clippers and scissors. It's very important that he learn to associate these tools with a pleasant experience. Handle the situation with tact and care, and the pup ........ Read More

Doggie Day Care Is An Awesome Alternative

Doggie day care is becoming more and more prevalent in our society. This is mainly due to the fact that there are so many dogs all around the world and people are looking for a good alternative to the routine trip to the kennel. Don't get me wrong. There are very good kennels all around the world but doggie day care is unique. Doggie day care is designed to provide dog owners with the assurance that their beloved pooch is going to receive a lot of one on one attention. Plus, a doggie day care p........ Read More

Dog Ear Care - Keeping Your Dog's Ears Healthy & Pain Free

Importance of Regular Home Dog Ear Care Routine home dog ear care is very important to the health of your dog. Performed between your regular checkups with the veterinarian, it will help keep your dog’s ears healthy and pain free. If you see signs of trouble you may be able to head them off before they require an extra visit to the vet. Excessive wax, foul odor, redness, constant scratching, excessive matting of hair in the external ear, rubbing the ears against other objects, head shaking, a........ Read More

Is Dental Care Important For Your Dog?

If only we could get our pets to brush their teeth regularly! Well you know that can't happen . . . but we can help our dogs take care of their teeth and gums. They don't, of course, realize how important dental care is to their health (and maybe you didn't realize it either). Following are some facts about dental problems that may either be causing your dog discomfort right now or might soon affect your dog's health; we'll also give you some tips on treating those problems. Gingivitis: Gingi........ Read More

Taking Care Of Your Dog's Teeth And Gums

Clean teeth and gums are very important of the overall health of your dog. Here are some information on the most common dental problems of dogs and ways in treating them. Dog's common dental problems - Periodontitis It is very common among dogs to have gum disease. At the age of two or three, many dogs have either periodontitis or gingivitis. The most common dental problem for canines is periodontitis, also known as periodontal disease. The disease is caused by various factors: plaque, f........ Read More

Essential Care Tips For Your Dog

Dogs are loving pets. But caring for them is a bit of hard work. Here are some tips to consider in taking care of your dog: If you do not have a dog yet, consider the area where your dog can exercise. If you have a big yard where you could exercise or play with your dog, you might want to get a large dog such as a German Shepherd, Labrador, or Golden Retriever. If you have a smaller space, get a smaller dog like a Terrier or Dachshund. These types of dogs need little exercise compared with the ........ Read More

Keep Your Dog Smiling With Preventative Dog Dental Care

What should pet owners know about dog dental care and periodontal disease? An important aspect of the good dog dental care is proper dental hygiene. One of the most common ailments treated by veterinarians is periodontal or gum disease. Gum disease is progressive. It starts out with the formation of plaque, a sticky bacterial film that forms in the mouth at the gum line. If not removed plaque will harden into tartar above and below the gum line. This build up causes the gums to become red and s........ Read More

A Dog Day Care Franchise - Is It Really Worth It?

When you take into account that there are over 68,000,000 dogs in the United States alone, you can see why many people consider taking advantage of a dog day care franchise. However, before you even think about a dog day care franchise, please do a self evaluation and make sure you are doing it for the right reasons. A dog day care franchise is a tremendous responsibility. It requires a lot of time, a lot of effort, and a lot of resources. Now, please understand that I am not implying that a do........ Read More

Dog Health Tips – Care For Your Pets At Home

Everyone with pets, whether dogs or puppies, needs to have a veterinary surgeon to turn to in an emergency. They do a wonderful job, and you should never ignore a pet’s suffering. However, it is a waste of money to attend the Vet’s surgery when the problem is one you can solve at home. This is a short guide to dealing with minor ailments as a form of Pets’ First Aid. If the symptoms persist you can still contact the vet. Dog health need not always be a costly worry to the wise pet own........ Read More

Care For Your Small Dog With These Big-impact Tips

Basic small dog care is much the same as for larger dogs, but owners need to make a few adjustments to best meet their small dog's needs. Consider the following daily dog care routines, and how they’re adapted to meet the needs of your pint-sized pup. Feeding Your Small Dog Naturally you're going to feed your dog daily, but the standard-size kibble at the grocery store may be too large for your small dog to eat comfortably. You'll need to be sure to buy a kibble designed to fit his smaller m........ Read More

Dog Care - How To Care For Your Dog

A dog will require care, attention and a commitment to look after it during its life which could be 10-15 years or longer. The commitment required includes not only routine feeding, care and time spent with the dog but also the provision of veterinary treatment if the dog becomes ill. Written below is some thing about dog caring: Brushing your Dog’s Teeth How to brush your dog's teeth? Step one is to pick an appropriate pet toothbrush. Save yourself time by not buying a child's toothbrush ........ Read More

A Dog Name Is Something To Be Chosen Carefully

How important is a dog name? Well let's think about this. How often do you call your dog? Who will hear your dog's name? Will you be writing to anyone about this dog? Now that you think about the times you'll use the name, maybe you should put some thought into what that dog name is. I mean, if you have a Great Dane who weighs 120 lbs, you might not want to call him something like Baby or Tiny. Or you might... it's a personal thing. Personally, Tiny would be hilarious to me. I can just imagine ........ Read More

A Dog Day Care Business Can Be A Lot Of Fun!

If you love dogs and you enjoy making money then a dog day care business may be a very good fit for you! Let me ask you a question, "Can you imagine starting your very own dog day care business?" If you asked yourself that question and still aren't sure, let me give you a bit of dog day care business advice.... First, make sure that you truly love dogs. Second, study your area and see if there is a large dog population. Finally, get some legal advice. You see, if you love and care for the dogs ........ Read More

Pets: How To Take Care Of Your Dog

The Bond that can come between a person and a dog can be extremely strong, especially if that bond had been strengthened living with each other for many years, I have personally cried after loosing our family dog that had been like a best friend to me from my birth till I as 15 years old, when he was hit by a car one morning. Dogs serve many different needs for people. Some people get a dog because they are lonely and need a loyal friend or because they want a dog to protect the home. A dog ........ Read More


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