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Dogs Don’t Wear Glasses—Dog Eye Health

Dogs Don’t Wear Glasses—Dog Eye Health

When Scooter entered my life my entire picture of dog eye health changed. As an older dog with two trips to the local kill shelter under his belt, he was also blind and fat.

Dog Ear Mites: Herbal Help in Combating Ear Mites on Dogs

Dog Ear Mites: Herbal Help in Combating Ear Mites on Dogs

Our next door neighbor infected our dogs with ear mites, and suffice it to say, dog ear mites are just as unpleasant for humans as they are for puppies and dogs. Dog ear mites can be really common, and most puppies actually come with ear mites, but when your adult dog household contracts ear mites, I discovered that you need a fast acting herbal remedy to help control them. Otherwise, they simply pass the mites back and forth between each other which is really quite maddening.

How to deal with a whining dog

How to deal with a whining dog

Whining in puppies

As puppies, it comes naturally: a very young puppy will whine without even realizing it when she’s hungry, tired, or cold. The mother dog will respond to this whining with milk, warmth, and a safe place to sleep – and as time goes on, the puppy begins to realize the association between the two. This is when she begins to whine deliberately, to notify her mom that something’s amiss or that she needs something.

What to Feed Your Dog

What to Feed Your Dog

Now that you have acquired a puppy or older dog, you will need expert advice on what kind of food to use. Always consult your veterinarian about this aspect, and he/she will give you the best advice on the proper food for your breed of dog.

As long as the dog is well and does not have allergies or any other problems, normal food will be the answer. Many vets believe that only dry food should be given, and after the scare about dog food in 2008, many people have switched from wet to dry food.

Best Dog Breed Grooming Tips

Best Dog Breed Grooming Tips

A dog is a great companion and will love you unconditionally, but your pet will also need grooming to keep her neat and comfortable and will love you all the more for grooming her properly.

If you are thinking of entering your dog into competition grooming can be the difference between gaining a ‘best of breed’ prize or being an ‘also ran’.

Introducing My Dog To My Baby

After welcoming a baby in to the world you are probably concerned about how your dog is going to react to him or her. Many people surrender their pets to shelters because of exhibited jealousy from their dog after a new baby’s arrival and fear of the infant being harmed by the animal. Yet many families have been successful in introducing their dogs to the new baby.