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Yard Signs Help Minimize Unwanted Dog Droppings

Do you have a neighbor who constantly allows their dog to run free, poop in your yard and never bothers to pick it up?Maybe you live on a corner lot and find land mines in your yard from the many dogs being walked through your neighborhood.Regardless of the cause, it is very frustrating to have to p

Benefits of Making Homemade Dog Food for Fido

Most people feed their dogs foods that are canned or dry food that comes in a bag. In fact, you may never have even thought about making homemade dog food for your dog. While there are certain table foods that definitely aren't healthy for dogs, feeding them food you make at home is no problem

Dog Breeders Software to Organize Your Dog Pedigrees

A reliable dog pedigree software is a must have for all serious dog breeders. It is not easy to keep track of dogs' generations, siblings, offsprings in just pen and paper. A dog pedigree software can automate all that for you.

Supplements for a Female Dog Not Producing Milk After the Litter

Puppies require their mother's milk for at least six weeks.puppy image by Vitaliy Pakhnyushchyy from Fotolia.comLike humans, female dogs sometimes do not produce enough milk naturally to feed their entire litter. Typical signs that the litter is not getting enough milk are constant...

What Kinds of Dogs Shed the Least?

While it may be true that every dog sheds fur, there are many breeds that shed very little. Not only that, but they do not produce much dander. People with allergies will benefit from choosing a light shedding dog to join their family. From the Bichon Frise to the Greyhound, you can find the right b

What Should You Look For When Choosing a Dog

"Can we keep him?" As a parent, maybe those words were uttered to you at one time, maybe you said them 30 years ago. Choosing a dog to add to your life is big responsibility. The most important thought that should go into your decision is how much attention can you give your new best frien

Housebreaking a Puppy Fast at Christmas

Is Christmas really the time to be introducing a new pet into the household? With all the excitement and commotion, the comings and the goings, might it not make sense to wait till the New Year when an objective decision can be made? Housebreaking a Puppy fast when there are so many distractions is

Westie Diets

Westie dogs commonly have skin allergies and conditions. Many of these issues can be treated by simply altering the diet to include natural ingredients. As all dogs are different, you may have to try several combinations of recipes to find one that works with your pet. Many skin allergies and irrita

How to Make Dog Clothes From Things Around the House

Dog clothing boutiques have the cutest pieces that can make your dog look chic on special occasions. However, buying new clothes for your pet can become expensive fast. Instead, you can create unique and more personalized clothes with items you already own. Continue reading to find out how to make d

English Springer Spaniel - Dog Breeds

The characteristic English Springer Spaniel is an easy-going dog that is eager to please its owners.This breed is usually friendly, loves to socialise and play and also makes wonderful companion dogs in the family.These dogs are very clever and they also learn very quickly.

Puppy Umbilical Hernia Treatment

A hernia is defined as a gap or weakness within a muscle mass that lets muscle, intestines or tissue pass through the space causing pain. Hernias are common in humans, as well as in dogs. Puppies can form two types of hernias, an inguinal hernia or an umbilical hernia. The umbilical hernia occurs

Video: What Can You Feed a Newborn Dog Besides Formula?

Video Transcript Hello, my name is Dr. Peter Brown. I'm a veterinarian at Chuckanut Valley Veterinary Clinic. We're located in Burlington, Washington, which is about an hour north of Seattle. Today we're going to talk about what you can feed a newborn puppy besides formula. So the...

Massage Treatment for Dogs That Have Seizures

Canine seizures can be very scary for both the dog and the owner. Finding out the cause of the seizure is the first step in treating it. Massage therapy can aid in helping the dog cope with the symptoms of a seizure and live a happier life.

Removing Pet Stains From Hardwood Floors

Having a pet and pet stains are unfortunately going to go hand in hand.Perhaps you have been given a new untrained puppy, or you have an older dog that no longer can retain its urine until you come home.

How to Help a Golden Retriever Puppy With Hip Dysplasia

A Golden Retriever is an intelligent and affectionate family dog. Among the medical problems that can afflict Golden Retrievers and other dog breeds is a condition called hip dysplasia. Hip dysplasia is a genetic disease that causes looseness, abnormal development and arthritis of the hip joint, whi

Dog Penis and Vagina Infections and Inflammation

Inflammation of infection of the genitals of your dog is a very irritating and painful condition and should be treated as soon as possible. To find out more about this condition continue reading.

How to Train a Dog the Right Way

You have a new puppy and want to train your pet to behave and listen to your commands both inside and outside the house. How to train a dog is a typical theme among new puppy owners. There are a lot of books available on the topic of training dogs and some of them are very good.

Is Your Dog Having Difficulty Urinating?

Are you frustrated seeing your dog trying to urinate, straining but nothing appears? A Dog having difficulty urinating is usually a sign that something is blocking his flow of urine. This can be very serious and you should get them to the vet right away.

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Dog Description, History and Temperament

The Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen is a short and stocky dog. They stand 13-15 inches high and weigh between 31 and 40 pounds, there is little size difference between the male dog and the female bitch. They are a little wide in body, with well muscled hindquarters. They have a fairly short but shaggy