Posts Tagged “dogs”

How to Keep Loving Your Challenging Pet

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How to Keep Loving Your Challenging Pet

    by Peggy Frezon   My little spaniel-mix Kelly is asleep on the cold hardwood floor only a foot away from the plush, fleecy doggy bed I gave her, as if she’s forgotten it exists. Has she forgotten me too? She doesn’t snuggle with me on the couch any more. Sometimes she lies there…

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Roger The Jack Russell Has an Important Job

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Roger The Jack Russell Has an Important  Job

by Roger Russell and Barbara Isherwood   Hello there my name is Roger Russell and I would like to tell you how I came to have a most interesting new job. I have always been a dog who likes to get out and about, not for me lying around and getting stout.   Unfortunately my humans don’t…

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Why Probiotics are Important for Your Pet’s Health

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Why Probiotics are Important for Your Pet’s Health

by Heather Holmes   I’m one of the millions of people who love their dog more than almost any human.  Because my dog, Jewel, is like my child, I’d do almost anything to make her happy and to keep her healthy. I want to ensure her proper digestion, immune health, dental health, and I want to…

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Dear Mishu

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Dear Mishu

  Hi ! This is Mishu. Some people wonder why I, a dog, became an Advice Columnist, and why they should listen to me. It’s simple: I’m a Survivor, and that makes me appreciate life and keep my focus on what really matters. My background is similar to a lot of rescue dogs. In my…

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Senior Moments-How to Exercise a Senior Dog

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Senior Moments-How to Exercise a Senior Dog

by Hindy Pearson   Are you baffled by the words exercise and senior dog appearing in the same sentence? Do you believe that senior dogs no longer need exercise? That they’re quite happy sitting, or should I say, lying around napping?   I can assure you senior dogs need exercise, it is simply a matter…

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My First Dog Sweet-Is She Cute?

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My First Dog Sweet-Is She Cute?

  by Jeff Caceres   When I was a high school student, it was my dream to own a fluffy dog. Back then, my family and I had a dog named Spike. He was one of toughest dogs in our neighborhood back then. However, his toughness ends with an unknown degenerative illness. He never missed screaming…

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Dear Mishu-The Dog Advice Column Comes to Pet Radio

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Dear Mishu-The Dog Advice Column Comes to Pet Radio

  Mishu is a wise four legged girl who gives out canine and human advice on anything regarding relationships, doggy likes and dislikes, facts according to Mishu, and the path to contentment. She shares her advice of every day problems on Instagram and Twitter, and is now coming to Pet Radio to answer YOUR questions!…

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Finding a Voice for the Love of Dogs: a life changing story

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Finding a Voice for the Love of Dogs: a life changing story

by Anne Palmer   As I sit here in my usual spot, at our old kitchen table, gazing out our bay window, admiring the lush green grass all the rain has brought, my two pups, Nala the Black Lab and Bentley the English Cream Retriever sit and sleep at my feet. If you peeked into my…

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How to Figure Out the Best Diet for Your Senior Dog

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How to Figure Out the Best Diet for Your Senior Dog

  by Carlotta Cooper Most dog food manufacturers seem to be under the impression that after a dog is past his prime adult years (about 7 years for most breeds), he will automatically begin to gain weight. Therefore, they formulate “senior” dog foods that are lower in calories which can also be fed as weight…

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UNDERSTANDING THE “POINT” OF ACUPUNCTURE FOR CATS AND DOGS

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UNDERSTANDING THE “POINT” OF ACUPUNCTURE FOR CATS AND DOGS

by Amy Shojai   Acupuncture for pets is considered a holistic therapy but has become a mainstay of many traditional veterinary practices. Therapies similar to acupuncture may have arisen 7000 years ago in India, and have been used for at least 3000 years in China.   Acupuncture inserts needles into the skin, and is a bioenergetic…

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