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Archive for January 2014

What Does Your Pooch’s Bad Breath Mean?

If your lovable pup is notorious for giving smooches, you may frequently get a whiff of bad dog breath. While you may just think thats how dogs’ mouths smell, it can actually be a warning to you that your dog is suffering from tooth decay or gum disease – yes, even animals can get these…

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Keep Your Pooch Safe in the Snow and Sleet

When the snow falls and the temperature drops, is your four-legged friend armed with a wagging tail and ready to frolic in the fresh powder? Your dog may love the new landscape, but the conditions can be dangerous for the pooch. Here are a few things to keep in mind during the icy season. Commonly…

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New Study Shows Dogs Lower Blood Pressure

According to a new study by the University of Maryland, spending time with your dog has been linked to lower blood pressure. The study was conducted in conjunction with the WALTHAM® Centre for Pet Nutrition. Erika Friedmann, who is the lead study author and a professor at the University of Maryland, said: “Lowering blood pressure is the most…

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Bathing Your Dog During the Cold Winter Months

Brrrrrrrrr! It’s cold outside, but unfortunately, you can’t take a hiatus from giving your dog a bath until the spring thaw. Grooming is a year-round duty and it’s important because it can help keep your pup clean and healthy. However, there are some considerations when the mercury drops. Here are some tips and steps to…

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Is Socialization Important for My Puppy?

We are frequently asked questions about training puppies and the best way to make them comfortable around other dogs. To answer the question, yes, socialization is extremely important for young dogs. They should be socialized around other dogs, people and children to help them feel comfortable in all situations. Doggie daycare is a great way to…

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