April 2017 - Simply For Dogs

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Poison Ivy Rash on Dogs (Video)

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I love waking in the woods with Janice and Leroy. That said, though, I do sometimes worry about what they might get into. Poison ivy has always been a big thing for me. I’ve never been all that sure

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Breed of the Week: The German Shepherd

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The German Shepherd Dog is one of the most popular dog breeds in America, and that’s for a lot of good reasons. The GSD is highly versatile, extremely intelligent, and beyond courageous. You’ve probably

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GSD Health Problems

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I know that I’m always telling you guys about my trips to the dog park, but I don’t often mention that I also walk around my neighborhood a fair bit. Well, that’s if you can even really call it a

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Dwarf Puppies and Dogs – Are They Abnormal? (Video)

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If all you’re looking for is a quick answer, it’s “yes.” Dwarf puppies are most certainly abnormal, and that’s the end of it. Now you can go and take a look at some of my other posts! If you’d

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15 Most Posh Dog Breeds

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We all have that game we like to play – sometimes alone, and sometimes with friends. It’s “What I Would Do if I Won the Lottery.” You know how this goes – you spend a couple of bucks for a ticket,

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The Most Cat Friendly Dog Breeds – These Might Surprise You!

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Okay, let’s get this out of the way right off – I’m not much of a cat person. I have pointed out, in How to Keep a Dog When You’re on a Tight Budget, that I have had cats, and some of them I’ve

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Diagnosing, Treating, and Preventing UTI in Dogs (Video)

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If you’ve ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI), or passed a kidney stone, then you know how horribly painful it can be. You wouldn’t even wish it on a Kardashian, never mind your beloved dog. Sadly,

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Pariah Dogs: The World’s Earliest Dog Breeds (Video)

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You know, sometimes I don’t even know why I bother talking to my sister. The other day, Colleen came down on me because of something I said. What was it? Well, I suggested that I’d rather go to a funeral

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Breed of the Week: The Keeshond (Video)

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Well, I have to confess that I’d never even heard of the Keeshond until I started researching rare dog breeds. I was surprised to find out that I probably should have heard of this breed long ago, since

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24 of the World’s Heaviest Dog Breeds

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Anyone who reads my posts knows that I love big dogs. That said, though, my Boxers aren’t actually all that huge; there are any number of breeds that are bigger, and heavier. So, what are the world’s

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I’m the Runt of the Litter – Dallas’s Story (Video)

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Remember me telling you about how getting the runt of the litter wasn’t such a bad thing? I talked about it in So, You Got the Runt of the Litter. It seems as though there are people – well, DOGS,

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Colostrum for Canine IBS and Other Chronic Health Issues

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I have to tell you at the outset that I’m not a huge believer in holistic remedies when it comes to caring for your dog. I have an outstanding veterinarian in Dr. Stephen, and I always defer to his judgement

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