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Senior Moments- How to Housebreak an Older Dog

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Senior Moments- How to Housebreak an Older Dog

By Hindy Pearson   Is it possible one of the reasons people are hesitant about adopting an aging canine, is because they don’t know how to housebreak an older dog?   If this is why you’re reluctant, than I’m glad you found me. It would be a shame to let that stand in the way…

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Podcast-Teaching Safe Child/Dog Interaction to Parents

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Podcast-Teaching Safe Child/Dog Interaction to Parents

The internet is full of pictures and video of small children and infants in close interaction with dogs.  How safe are these children? What are the proper  ways for children to interact with dogs and what role should parents and guardians play to keep all safe? In this interview with Dr. Sophia Yin, we talk…

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Little Burrito is one of the rarest cats in the world

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Little Burrito is one of the rarest cats in the world

by Robert Hudson   Little Burrito is a healthy little kitty, full of energy and fearless curiosity. Burrito is a very special kitty that many people have never seen before. What makes Burrito so special? Burrito is a BOY.   You see Burrito is what is known as a tortoiseshell, a genetic mutation that combines two…

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina Part 3

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Wagz Tails From The Shelter- Adventures of Tiny Tina Part 3

by Barbara Isherwood   Its Monty Mutt Here again readers, Welcoming you back to this the final installment, in the three-part story about my good friend and fellow resident here at Wagz Dog Rescue Center. As you may recall in the last episode Tiny Tina had met and bonded deeply with the young soldier with…

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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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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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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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