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Ask The Dog Guide: Flea, Tick, Heartworm Prevention For A Puppy?

July 15th, 2009

Question: I am getting a 6 week old Rat Terrier puppy and I was wondering if there is a flea,tick, and heartworm combination product available. If so how soon can we began using this product? Photo by Portone Pallatin Answer: Congratulations on your new puppy! I do want to strongly urge you to have your […]

Ask The Dog Guide: Puppy Won’t Bond

May 19th, 2009

Question: My husband and I got a 5 1/2 month old maltipoo. We are both retired so we are home all day. The dog has bonded 100% with my husband, however has nothing to do with me. He runs from me and barks at me. He follows my husband everywhere and if my husband gets […]

Ask The Dog Guide: Removing “Unfortunate” Smells

May 17th, 2009

Question: How do I remove dog vomit smell from cloth furniture (Pillows and foam)? Answer: As all dog owners know, accidents (of many kinds) do happen! That’s why it’s always good to be prepared with a variety of cleaning tools to take care of any unfortunate lingering scents. Photo by wakeboy Furniture is a bit […]

Ask The Dog Guide: Otterhound Grooming

April 9th, 2009

Question: When grooming our Otterhound should we cut the hair away from her eyes or is it there to protect her eyes from the sun, wind, etc? Answer: I consulted Crystal Rolfe, a professional dog groomer on this question. She says: If your dog is living outside and watching sheep or exposed to sun the […]

Ask The Dog Guide: Breed Name

March 30th, 2009

Question: I am looking for a breed called a “bgbv”.They are small shagy and very happy looking.It may be a “bgpv”. Please help! Answer: Those initials can get a little confusing! The breed you’re looking for is the Petit Bassett Griffon Vendeen (or PBGV). This breed’s lengthy name translates to “small low wire-haired dog”. Photo […]

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