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Everyday Pet Care

5 Pet First Aid Tricks You Can Do At Home

I've had dogs most of my life. For some reason, the emergency vet visits almost always happen after business hours. The last one was at 7 PM on a Friday night, and I was very glad I had my local Veter…

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Dog IQ Tests: Is Your Dog an Einstein?

How smart is your dog? Is he/she an Einstein? Dogs basically have two types of intelligence: instinctive and adoptive. Instinctive intelligence is associated with the breed and type of dog. For exampl…

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6 Superfoods for Your Dog

Superfoods, which are foods packed with nutrients, aren’t just for humans. Your dog can get great benefits from these nutrient powerhouses, including disease prevention, increased energy, and better o…

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Why You Should Save Your Pet from Thirdhand Smoke

We all know of the dangers of smoking and second-hand smoke, but do you know about the dangers of thirdhand smoke? Sometimes known as ETS (environmental tobacco smoke), when residue from smoke remains…

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Best Cure for Dog Begging (Hint: It Requires Your Will Power)

The easiest way to stop your dog from begging? Never to let him begin the habit in the first place. When we like the dog's behavior, we say we're "sharing" our food. When we don't like the behavior…

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Why I Want My Dog to Die Fast

An unusual number of my friends have been saying good-bye to their senior dogs lately, most of them with little to no warning. Fido is retrieving a ball and wagging his tail one night, and the next mo…

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How to Break 7 Common Bad Dog Habits

"No! Bad dog!" How many times have you scolded your misbehaving canine with those words? Probably too many. But before you fly off the handle, one of the most important things to understand about c…

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GoDaddy’s Super Bowl Puppy Ad: A Miss, Fumble, and Failed Recovery

I've seen some superbowl ads in years past that are very degrading to dogs. But GoDaddy.com's planned 2015 Super Bowl wins the prize for the worst advertisement I've ever witnessed. "Journey Ho…

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5 Signs Your Cat May Revolt Against the Litter Box

I relish thinking outside the box and love other people who do, too. But when my cat thinks outside his box - the litter box that is - I am less than pleased. I am obviously not the only cat-owning hu…

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How Often Do I Need to Walk My Dog?

As a veterinarian, I hear from lots of people who worry that they’re not being good dog owners if they don’t do certain things or don't do them frequently enough. One of their bigger concerns is the a…

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I think we figured out this was not good for us long ago. I cringe every time I go to a store and s…

This is a sad tale. I guess it's up to us not to buy it and to not use it. Thanks for posting.