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3 Tips To Help You Train Your New Pitbull Puppy

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Pitbull puppies and dogs make really great pets if you treat the puppy kindly and train it right. If you just got a puppy from Blue Lycan Kennel, here are three tips that will help you train and take care of your new Pitbull puppy so that it grows up into a sweet, kind and well-trained dog. #1 Always Supervise Your Puppy The first step towards training a well behaved Pitbull puppy, or any puppy for that matter, is to make sure that your dog is always supervised.

29 December 2016

3 Excellent Benefits Of Taking Your Animal To An Emergency Vet Clinic

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While taking your animal into a regular vet is great, it can sometimes be even more beneficial when you take your animal to an emergency vet clinic. This article will discuss 3 excellent benefits of taking your animal to an emergency vet clinic. They Are Open At All Hours One awesome reason to take your animal to an emergency vet clinic is that it is going to be open at all hours of the day or night.

29 December 2016

Deciding Whether Or Not To Have Your Dog's Ears Cropped

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Several breeds of dogs, such as doberman pinschers, boxers, pit bulls, schnauzers, and great danes, are known for having cropped ears, but ear cropping isn't a procedure that's automatically performed. So if you're purchasing a puppy of a certain breed, you need to decide whether to have his or her ears cropped. The topic is highly controversial, because some people believe that cropping a dog's ears is cruel. However, many people believe that there are several health benefits to having your dog's ears cropped.

28 December 2016

You're Having A Baby: 3 Steps To Help Your Dog Adjust To The Changes

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If you're expecting your first child and you also have a canine family member, you may be noticing some jealousy issues. According to veterinarians, dogs can get jealous too, especially if they feel that they're being knocked down on the priority list. Unfortunately, jealousy can make your dog act out in ways that it wouldn't ordinarily. That doesn't mean your dog is suddenly bad. It just means that it's having a hard time dealing with the changes that are occurring in its life.

28 December 2016

Dog Breath Overpowering You? Reasons Why Your Dog's Breath Is Stinkier Than Usual

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When people have "dog breath," it usually is not a compliment. When your dog has really bad dog breath (literally!), you might want to have a vet check that out. While most dogs will automatically have smelly breath (unless you brush your dog's teeth after meals, which many owners do not), really bad breath is indicative of something else. Here is just the short list. Dehydration A dehydrated doggy has lots of bacteria in its mouth that gets out of control when the pooch has not had a good drink of water in a while.

23 December 2016

2 Biggest Risks To Your Dog This Winter

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Winter weather presents two unique risks to your dog: frostbite and hypothermia. Here is a basic rundown of how these two conditions affect your dog and what you can to do protect your dog from these risks. Risk #1: Frostbite The first risk that your dog faces when they are outside in the cold is frostbite. Frostbite happens when it is extremely cold outside and your dog is outside for an extended period of time.

22 December 2016

Culprits At Christmas That Could Be Making Your Pet Sick

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Christmas is a time of getting together with those you care about, not the time for a trip to the emergency vet clinic. Watch out for some potentially dangerous situations that could present risk to your dog or cat this season. Some Christmas culprits that could be hazardous for your pet are: Cords. The electrical cords and wires to your holiday d├ęcor are an alluring hazard for pets. Watch for signs that your pet has been chewing these cords as it can electrocute or burn your dog or cat.

20 December 2016

4 Steps to Take If Your Dog Consumes Cooked Chicken Bones

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While some bones are great for dogs to chew on, poultry bones, particularly cooked chicken bones, should never be given to dogs since they can be quite brittle and may splinter easily, which can cause a lot of internal damage. As a dog owner, it is important to react quickly to ensure that your dog does not suffer ill health from consuming cooked chicken bones. If your dog has eaten raw chicken bones, take the following steps:

16 December 2016

Saving Time And Money Buying Your Pets Medications Online

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Owning pets is a big responsibility, and their health care needs to be a priority, but the costs can be high for many of the medications that they need. One solution to combating those costs is to order the medication from an online pet pharmacy. There are many to choose from, and the prices can be very different but if you shop around, you will find the best place to get the things you need for your dog or cat.

16 December 2016

Stop It! 4 Ways To Stop Your Dog From Digging Under The Fence

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If your dog has suddenly decided to start digging under the fence, it's time to put an end to the digging. You don't have to get rid of your dog, but you do need to put a stop to the behavior. This is particularly true if your dog is able to dig out of your yard. Once it gets out into the world, it could be lost, injured, or even killed.

15 December 2016