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Tips to Help Your Dog Through the HEAT

Tips to Help Your Dog Through the HEAT

Have lots of hydration available like water bowls with large floating Ice – try filling and freezing an old plastic ice cream tub with water and throw in some of your dog’s favorite balls or toys to make it fun while it melts. Spraying your pooch with a fine mist of water or soaking a

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Dog Wild

8 ways to unleash your summer and ensure your dog is safe and sound while he’s getting his summer vacation’s worth. No dog drags himself out of bed on a summer morning and gives himself a “seize the day” pep talk. One scent of newly-mown grass and that dog is going to do exactly what

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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

With spring flowers comes pollen and allergies. Chilli Pepper our Kingston canine rescue suffers from atopic dermatitis. A chronic itchy skin disease associated with environmental allergies. If your pet suffers from itchy skin and ear infections it may be the result of atopy or food allergies. A blood test can determine if your pet is

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3 Things You Can Do to Calm Your Dog During a Thunderstorm

Crash! Bang! Lots of dogs don’t really love loud, unpredictable sounds that they don’t understand. Thunderstorms and fireworks tend to be at the top of the list for doggie anxiety triggers. Your dog may pant, tremble, and generally try to hide, often long before the storm arrives. There’s no mistaking the signs that your dog

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Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Our household has been undergoing Olympic fever. We celebrated our Canadian skating team’s gold metal win. In our house the canine competition is who can steal the most cat food.  Spinnaker, our King Charles Spaniel, gets a silver medal for desire and persistence but Amigo our Cuban athlete gets the Gold for speed and agility

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11 Tips to Housetrain Your Puppy in Record Time

Manage expectations. You’re an adult. He’s a puppy. It’s easy to get upset when you find the latest surprise, there are bound to be a few accidents. Prepare for accidents. If you are surprised by a squish, the common reaction is anger. If he associates your anger with what he did rather than where he did it,

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Nervous Behaviour in Dogs

Many dogs suffer from loneliness and separation anxiety when we go to work or go out, leaving them at home alone. Fido might chew on things, get into mischief or in some cases cause harm to himself. What may be happening is your furry friend is letting you know that they miss you and they

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Home Made Dog Biscuits

• 1 Beef or Chicken Bouillion Cube • 1/2 Cup Boiling Water • 2 1/2 Cups Flour • 1 Teaspoon of Salt • 1 Egg Mix the Bouillion Cube in boiling water in a mixing bowl until dissolved. Add 1 beaten egg and then add the remaining ingredients. Mix until blended – Do not over-mix.

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