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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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The Facts About Warts on Puppies and Dogs (Video)

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Back in the day, when I was just knee-high to a mailbox, I once came home from school and showed my Mom something on my finger that I thought looked a little strange. “I think it might be a wart,”

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One for Veterinary Assistants: What to Do About Customers Who Can’t Afford the Vet Bill (Video)

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Janice is coming into the final week of her pregnancy, and I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am about the impending arrival of the puppies! A couple of days ago, I took her to see Dr. Stephen and

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Avocado Toxicity in Dogs – Fact or Fiction?

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Okay, so I’ve told you, in Your Dog is Not a Human, So Don’t Feed Him Like One, that there are things that are very, very bad for your dog. I’ve told you that I won’t even allow grapes in my house,

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Heart Problems in Dogs – Coughing, Other Symptoms, and Treatments (Video)

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Your dog can cough for any number of reasons, and the occasional cough isn’t anything to be all that concerned about. However, if your dog is coughing persistently, he could be ill. Kennel cough is one

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Breed of the Week: The Greyhound

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Most of us know the Greyhound as a racing breed, and typically think of it as chasing mechanical rabbits around a track. However, the mechanical rabbit is a modern construct, having little to do with the

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Aromatherapy 101: Calming Scents for Dogs (Video)

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I don’t know if I’m a huge believer in aromatherapy, but I do know that there’s something that’s very calming, after a hard day of writing, about lighting up a lavender-scented candle, pouring

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