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Podcast: What is on Pet Food Labels and Why You Should Care plus super food treats

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Podcast: What is on Pet Food Labels and Why You Should Care plus super food treats

  Do you know many dog treats are high calorie and not so good for your dog? Kelly Ison tells us about the importance of health food dog treats, and do you know the importance of what is on pet food labels? Mary Emma Young from the Pet Food Institute explains what is on pet food…

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Elfie and Gimli: Two Dwarfs with Big Hearts

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Elfie and Gimli: Two Dwarfs with Big Hearts

  Elfie & Gimli are two kitty siblings with dwarfism rescued from a shelter in Alberta, Canada. Their goal is to promote animal rescue and adoption!   Elfie & Gimli were surrendered to a shelter, along with their normally proportioned mother, due to their delayed mental and physical development. There were 5 kittens in the…

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Podcast- Getting Green With Eco Dog Care

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Podcast- Getting Green With Eco Dog Care

Jane Bond, and Eco Dog-Care Products, are totally green from their products to shipping materials and much more. Their commitment is 100%. Learn why this is important for you and your dog, our planet and your lifestyle.   Tweet

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Barking Dogs That Drive People Insane

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Barking Dogs That Drive People Insane

by Kevin Davies   A barking dog can be very upsetting and annoying to most people, and can cause your neighbors to report you to the local dog control. It is important to understand that your dog is not barking just to annoy you and the neighbors, they are indeed trying to communicate with you…

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Senior Moments: What to Feed an Old Dog to Make Them Comfortable

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Senior Moments: What to Feed an Old Dog to Make Them Comfortable

by Hindy Pearson   What to feed an old dog – what a minefield that is!!   I say minefield because of the copious amounts of conflicting information that make it tough to know what to do. What is simple is knowing there is no one food that is right for every older dog.  …

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Five Springtime Safety Hazards for Dogs

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Five Springtime Safety Hazards for Dogs

by Bobbie Abdallah, Cold Noses News   Finally the effects of Old Man Winter are melting away and giving way to the beauty and warmer temperatures of springtime! But with the advent of spring, there are also new threats to your dog’s health; and what you don’t know could hurt your dog. Below are five…

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Clicker Training as Easy as 1-2-3

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Clicker Training as Easy as 1-2-3

  by Sally Gutteridge   Why and how do we clicker train dogs, what does it mean and why is the click such a hugely coveted reward? Read on to find out. At its core, clicker training is a very simple process. When a dog performs an action, the clicker is used to indicate the…

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Podcast-Everything You Need to Know About Pain Management in 20 Minutes

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Podcast-Everything You Need to Know About Pain Management in 20 Minutes

Dr Michael Petty gives us a comprehensive look at pain management and treatment for dogs. Can you recognize the signs of pain in your dog? It may not be your dog “just getting old” that is keeping him or her from doing the normal things it has always enjoyed doing but chronic or acute pain…..

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Does Your Dog or Cat Have a Drinking Problem?

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Does Your Dog or Cat Have a Drinking Problem?

Is your dog or cat drinking more than normal? Have you noticed your cat suddenly drinking from the tap or your dog drinking out of the toilet? If so, the cause could be a significant underlying disease…. In this post, Laura Du Pre, Veterinary Surgeon and Clinical Director of leading Yorkshire based vets Calder Vets,…

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How Pets Help Reduce Stress

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How Pets Help Reduce Stress

by Erin Askeland, CPDT-KA and Training and Behavioral Expert at Camp Bow Wow Some studies show that people begin to feel less anxious after spending less than an hour with an animal. There are endless benefits from lowering your stress level and while the things that we find stressful in our lives are often hard…

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