December 2009. Page 11

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  • Six Summertime Hazards for Dogs

    Six Summertime Hazards for Dogs

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Seasonal pet health hazards should be considered during the extreme temperatures of both winter and summer. Keeping pets safe during the summer is easiest if you know what the risks are and how to manage them for your dog's safety. The dog days of...

  • Trimming Dog Nails

    Trimming Dog Nails

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Trimming a dog's nails can be dangerous for both dog and human if the dog is afraid. Dogs who fear nail trims can thrash around wildly, increasing the risk of cutting the quick if they are not effectively restrained. Cutting into the quick (the...

  • How to Stop Dog Barking

    How to Stop Dog Barking

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Humans are tremendously vocal creatures. Despite our own talkative tendencies, we tend not to appreciate "excessive" vocalizations from our dogs. Rest assured, your dog does not feel her barking is excessive. When she barks, she is trying to...

  • Trimming Dog Nails

    Trimming Dog Nails

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Trimming a dog's nails can be dangerous for both dog and human if the dog is afraid. Dogs who fear nail trims can thrash around wildly, increasing the risk of cutting the quick if they are not effectively restrained. Cutting into the quick (the...

  • How to Stop Dog Barking

    How to Stop Dog Barking

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Humans are tremendously vocal creatures. Despite our own talkative tendencies, we tend not to appreciate "excessive" vocalizations from our dogs. Rest assured, your dog does not feel her barking is excessive. When she barks, she is trying to...

  • Top Dogs Good with Children

    Top Dogs Good with Children

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Adding a new human or canine family member to the home is a momentous decision that is sure to change your life significantly. Selecting the right dog for your family is vital to both the safety and happiness of your dog and children. What kind of...

  • Winter Paw Care Tips

    Winter Paw Care Tips

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Winter can be a tough time for your dog's paw pads. Prevent winter weather-related paw pad injuries by following some basic dog paw care tips and the use of products designed for paw protection. How To Prevent Paw Pad Injuries One of the biggest...

  • Buying the Right Dog Carrier

    Buying the Right Dog Carrier

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    Dec 2, 2009 — Getting the right dog crate while perusing the many styles of dog carriers can be daunting. As you plan for travel with your dog, two ideas should influence your choices: first, sturdy construction is critical and second, comfort inside will make...

  • Dog Grooming Basics - Tools and Techniques

    Dog Grooming Basics - Tools and Techniques

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    Dec 2, 2009 — A dog of any breed will need grooming to look and feel her best. Grooming your dog appropriately may take a few minutes to quite a few hours each week, depending on breed and coat type. Not all pet owners may have the time, skill, desire, or...

  • Finding a Tasty, Healthy Treat for Your Dog

    Finding a Tasty, Healthy Treat for Your Dog

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    Dec 2, 2009 — There's a great old commercial for a dog treat where all you see is the dog's nose moving rapidly toward the kitchen. "It's bacon!" he cries when he reaches the treat but, of course, it isn't really - it's some artificial form of it. We feed our dogs...

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