Month: September 2017

South Californian Beaches Which Allow Dogs For dog owners, a trip to the beach wouldn’t be complete without the company of their four legged companion; fortunately, in California, this isn’t too much of a problem, as many Californian beaches allow dogs, some of which are leash free. However, to fully enjoy doggy days at the […]

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Jobs and Projects for Children Who Want to Work with Animals Most pet shelters and pet rescues survive on a meagre budget and rely heavily on volunteers for fundraising as well as much of the hands-on work. While many children adore animals and would love to volunteer, they are often excluded due to liability. Children […]

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Most Chiweenie owners will agree that these little dogs can be one of the most loving, intelligent, and adorable companion dogs ever. However, those interested in acquiring a Chiweenie should be aware of the pitfalls. The Chihuahua/Dachshund cross is sometimes called a designer breed. In reality, it is not a pure breed and does not […]

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Canine melanoma is a form of cancer. These cancers are termed melanomas because the tumors are derived from melanocytes, a specific type of cell. Unlike melanomas seen in people, those seen in dogs are not related to increased exposure to sunlight. Locations of Melanomas in Dogs Canine melanomas can occur in many different locations. The […]

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Puppy Care in Transient Juvenile Hypoglycemia Transient juvenile hypoglycemia may be suspected when puppies, especially toy breeds such as Chihuahuas or Yorkshire Terriers, show signs of weakness, lethargy, listlessness, vomiting, or diarrhea. Puppies less than 3 or 4 months of age require strong blood sugar levels while their immature systems sometimes lack the ability to […]

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Young kids love pets – especially dogs. Nicole Franklin, of Middleburg, FL, decided to capitalize on her son’s love of puppies by planning a Puppy Dog Picnic themed party for his first birthday. Use some of her ideas along with your own to plan the perfect birthday party for your dog crazed child. How to […]

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True, there are some basic commands all dogs should know. The universal Sit/Stay/Lay Down can actually make the difference between unruly animals and loveable household companions. We took this quite a step further for our dogs, ever since the oldest was a puppy and we made a list of all the commands we could possibly […]

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