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Celebrate Your Dog’s Birthday with a Dog Party

It was recently reported that over 700,000 pets in the United States have had birthday parties thrown for them by their owners. This “pet party” trend has also taken off in other nations such as China, Japan and England. If you were thinking of throwing a party for your pet (specifically your dog), here is […]

Global Positioning: Finding Your Lost Pet Quickly

It’s every pet owner’s nightmare- your dog is lost. Your dog is outside facing the elements and the dangers all alone. You don’t know where they are and you have no idea how to go about finding them. Most dogs just love to explore and some breeds are more prone to straying further than others. […]

Easter Candy Can Kill Your Pet!

For millions of families, the celebration of Easter includes Easter baskets filled with sweet treats galore chocolate bunnies, marshmallow chicks, sugary jelly beans and snack-size versions of nearly every candy product imaginable. As parents, we often warn our children Now dont eat too much or youll make yourself sick. At worst, a child who stuffs […]

Dog Grooming: Clipping the Nails

If the thought of clipping your dog’s nails is frightening to you aren’t alone. Most people prefer to ask their veterinarian to do this fiddly task. There’s no reason why clipping your dogs nails should be a frightening task at all. There’s no need to regard it as any different to giving your dog a […]

Is Dental Care Important For Your Dog?

If only we could get our pets to brush their teeth regularly! Well you know that can’t happen . . . but we can help our dogs take care of their teeth and gums. They don’t, of course, realize how important dental care is to their health (and maybe you didn’t realize it either). Following […]

How to Remove a Tick from a Dog

Your dog comes in from a romp in the woods and settles down on your lap for a belly rub when you feel gasp a bump on your dog’s soft fur. When you look closer you find the bane of many a dog and dog owner’s life the tick. Male brown dog ticks and nonengorged […]

Great Pyrenees Grooming Tips – Special Techniques for Large Breed Dogs

Large breed dogs pose special grooming dilemmas. The Great Pyrenees and other Bernard family members have cornered the market on that special combination of girth and hair. Without a regimented grooming routine the Pyrenees’ flowing white locks can easily morph, soon resembling an electrocuted Komondor on steroid. One obstacle to keeping large breeds in the […]

How to Find the Perfect Dog – For YOU!

Watching The Westminster Dog Show got me thinking about various breeds and the many reasons people get a dog in the first place. I’m paraphrasing something that Jon Katz the author of “Katz on Dogs,”wrote, “people will shop around, test drive and read all the stats and figures before they buy a large screen TV […]