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  • Dogs For Dummies Cheat Sheet

    Keeping your dog healthy and happy involves having the right items, toys, and medicine on hand, knowing when to take your dog to the vet, and knowing...

    In Dogs

  • Preventing Rabies

    Rabies is caused by a viral infection of the nervous system. Most cases of rabies in the United States occur in wild animals. Because dogs share terri...

    In Dogs

  • Giving Your Dog His Medicine

    There aren’t many food items that some dog lover hasn’t popped a pill into to try to get their dog to eat it. Peanut butter and hot dogs h...

    In Dogs

  • Controlling Canine Parasites

    When people use the generic term worms in describing puppy parasites, they are usually talking about roundworms, or ascarids. That’s because har...

    In Dogs

  • Avoiding Kennel Cough

    Boarding kennels take some heat over kennel cough, an upper-respiratory infection that’s as contagious as sniffles in a daycare center. In fact,...

    In Dogs

  • Bringing a New Adult Dog Home

    Remember the saying: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression”? The idea works with dogs, too. No matter how happy you ar...

    In Dogs

  • Considering Euthanasia for Your Pet

    Euthanasia, the technical term for putting a dog to sleep, is one of the hardest decisions you will ever make, and it doesn’t get any easier, no...

    In Pets

  • Dealing with Problem Barking

    Excessive barking is one problem that often puts dogs on the road to the shelter. What’s more, it also puts them at risk from the people in your...

    In Dogs

  • Why Remove a Dog’s Dewclaw?

    In some breeds, dog dewclaws may be removed to give the leg a smoother look. The risk of dewclaw injury also may prompt dewclaw removal. Dewclaws are...

    In Dogs

  • Slimming Down a Pudgy Puppy

    Just like humans, too much food and too little physical activity has led to an increase in pudgy pups. And that increase means a lot of dogs are deali...

    In Dogs