Dog Care

How to De-Skunk Your Dog

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Many dogs, especially those living in rural areas, eventually come into contact with a skunk. If you have never had to deal with this problem, it can seem like an impossible feat once it does happen. Getting the skunk stench off of your dog is a lot easier than most ...

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Easy Dog Grooming Every Dog Needs Regularly

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Like humans, who brush their teeth and comb their hair daily, dogs also need grooming regularly. And some dog grooming is especially important. Luckily those grooming necessities are easy for pet owners to do at home. So improve your dog's happiness and health with these dog grooming steps that every ...

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How To Properly Bathe A Dog

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If you own a dog then you know the importance of bathing your dog and how difficult such a seemingly simple task can be. The average dog should be bathed at least once a month. If you neglect to bathe your dog, they can smell and develop bad skin and ...

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How to Train Your Puppy To Use Training Pads

Teaching puppies about hygiene habits and cleaning up the place afterward is often stressful for many owners. It has probably happened before that you encounter a puddle or pile of feces in an unwanted place. You probably just cleaned it up and behaved as if nothing had happened. The truth ...

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The 6 Best Places To Nap with your Dog

There is nothing better than a good nap. Naps have been shown to counter the effects of sleep deprivation, boost your overall energy, increase your daily productivity, and improve cognitive activity. But did you know that taking time to reset your sleep schedule and slow down is the perfect way ...

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Practical Dog Grooming for Long-Haired Dogs

You can groom a dog with long hair at home with scissors and dog grooming clippers. Such long haired dogs like the Chinese Crested or Yorkshire Terrier have especially long hair that will get tangled into knots if not groomed. Some dog owners like to comb long haired dogs. But ...

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How Much Exercise Does Your Dog Need

Dogs are much simpler than humans. They are guided by basic life needs: food, activity, and socializing. Dogs also benefit from a healthy lifestyle. Because they are prone to physical activity, it will not be difficult to persuade your dog to exercise. Dogs like to walk, run and jump, so ...

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Tips on How to Care for Your Dogs Broken Toenail

There are many different ways that a dog can actually break or crack their toenail. I have seen some dogs do this when they are out for their walk, but it does not happen that often. In some cases, it could just get clipped the wrong way. If you notice ...

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Better Pets: Rescued Dogs Vs Breeded Dogs?

Whether you decide to get a rescued animal or an animal that comes from a breeder, you will end up with a wonderful new addition to your family. Dogs are the most loving and loyal companions you could ever imagine. Personality traits vary depending on the breed of dog and ...

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Hypertension in Dogs & Need for Early Detection in Kidney Disease

Most families in the United States own a dog and, in fact, it is not uncommon to own several dogs in one household. If you are looking forward to adopting a pet it is important that you become aware of the many health complications that may arise in your dog, ...

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