Posts Tagged ‘ dog ’

Spring Into Action- Pet Care Tips

April 13, 2012
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Spring Into Action- Pet Care Tips

  Spring into Action with Housepetblog’s  Pet Care Tips: Tip 1: How to check for fleas on dogs and cats The easiest way is to part the hair and look down to the surface of the skin.  A flea is a tiny mobile 1/16 inch dark brown bug that you will see crawling quickly...

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Dog and Cat Myths-busted!-Part 2

December 14, 2011
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Dog and Cat Myths-busted!-Part 2

  There are many myths about animal care! The more I think about some of them, the more I begin to remember. Here are a few additional ones  to unravel. Should my dog have a litter of puppies before she is spayed? No, there is no reason for a dog to have a litter before...

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Nick, Nack, Paddy Wack- Don’t Give a Dog a Bone

August 28, 2011
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Nick, Nack, Paddy Wack- Don’t Give a Dog a Bone

The idea that dogs and bones go together like a horse and carriage has been around for decades.  However, bones can be very dangerous for your dog in several ways.  Bones are hygroscopic which means they absorb water easily.  So when a dog chews up a bone the bony fragments absorb water. This is...

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Things You Can Do To Help Prevent Cancer In Your Pet

December 31, 2010
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Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in pets of all ages.  Just like people and the association of cancers with tobacco smoke, alcohol and red meat consumption; pets have their own associations and risk factors.  You cannot prevent cancer in your pet, but you can minimize their chances  of  developing it...

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What Caused My Pet’s Cancer?

December 21, 2010
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Cancer is the most common cause of death in dogs and cats over the age of 10.  Sometimes this disease is slowly progressive over months and years.  Other times , it strikes without warning with no time to prepare for the death and loss of a loved companion.  It is this latter situation that is so...

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