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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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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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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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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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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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The Benefits of Canine Massage for Injured Muscles

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Every so often, it’s brought home to me in no uncertain terms that I’m not as young as I used to be, and that I really could be in better shape. I’ve never made much of a secret of the fact that

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Dealing with Swimmer’s Ear in Dogs

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Does anyone remember rubber bathing caps? I used to swim competitively, and everyone on the team, male or female, was required to wear a rubber bathing cap because the theory was that a) hair during the

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