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My dog ate something it shouldn’t have! What should I do?

Help, my dog ate a chocolate candy bar!  My dog ate a shoe!  My dog ate it's toy!...these are some of the most common...
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How Much Water Should My Dog Drink?

Your dog will likely drink around 15-25ml per lb of body weight per day. There is variation depending on the  water content in their food and exercise.
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How Much Does It Cost to Own a Dog?

Dogs cost money, but if we know what costs to budget for it can take the sting out of that hit to the wallet. We look at some basic costs for owning a dog.
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Bird Feeding

When it comes to food, your bird needs a balanced diet as well as lots of clean water to stay in tip top shape.

The Most Common Skin Conditions in Dogs

Dog skin is surprising stuff. For example, canine skin is thinner and more fragile than human skin. Who’d have thought!
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How to Prevent and Treat a Broken Nail on a Dog

Frequent nail trimming should be a routine part of your dog’s grooming. By keeping nails short, your dog is less likely to get injured...
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Why Does My Dog Fart Constantly?

There can be several reasons for flatulence in dogs and most of these are not serious.
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Cat Grooming Basics

When it comes to keeping clean and tangle free your cat will need a helping hand from you. We share our top grooming tips and advice with you.
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Why Does My Dog Still Have Fleas?

Unlike many parasites, most fleas live in the environment, not on your pet. And there are always plenty of new fleas waiting in the wings, ready to replace those that are killed.
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Everything You Should Know Before Adopting a Dachshund

The Dachshund or ‘sausage dog’ is a loveable goofball who makes a great family pet.

Cancer in Dogs: Facts, Symptoms and What to Expect

One of the worst things you can hear is that your dog has cancer. Despite the fact that survival odds have greatly improved over...
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Understanding Bloodwork for Dogs and Cats

When you think of preventive medicine for dogs and cats, you probably think of vaccinations or flea and heartworm prevention. But what about routine...
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10 Simple Tips to Help Your Dog Lose Weight

One of the most common nutritional problems seen in dogs is obesity. The following article should help your dog get back to its healthy weight.
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How to Toilet Train Your Puppy in 3 Days

Toilet training is one of the common challenges that pet owners face when they first adopt a new dog. We run through some basics for you here.
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Does Your Dog Lunge at Other Dogs When Out Walking?

A dog who is "leash reactive" is most likely experiencing some anxiety, fear or discomfort associated with other dogs. The situation is worse on a lead because your dog can’t approach in a safe and relaxed way.