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Classic Dog Article: The Best Breeds For Allergy Sufferers

August 23rd, 2010

I’ve been getting lots of Ask The Dog Guide Questions from people with allergies (or who have children with allergies or asthma) that would love to own a dog, but don’t know what breeds to consider for their situation. So today I’ll bring back a link to a classic article that lists 20 breeds that […]

Health Alert: Merrick Pet Treat Recall

August 19th, 2010

Merrick Pet Care has recalled all 10 oz lots of their Beef Filet Squares and Texas Hold’ems treats due to possible risk of salmonella. The illness can effect animals and their is risk to humans if they have not properly washed their hands after handling the treats. So far no illnesses have been reported. Symptoms […]

Dog Health Series: Hip Dysplasia In Canines

August 10th, 2010

Most owners have heard of Hip Dysplasia, but many don’t understand what this really means. In this new addition to our Dog Health Series, I’ll explain the details of this condition, symptoms, treatment and what factors can contribute to a Dysplastic dog. Take a look at this important article: Hip Dysplasia – Dog Health Series […]

Sweet Smelling Natural Protection From Biting Buggies!

August 5th, 2010

The dogs and I are off on a long-awaited summer vacation! We’re heading to a cabin in the mountains just outside Shenandoah National Park in Virginia for a week of hiking, swimming and relaxation away from the city. Normally, I don’t use any topical chemical form of flea and tick prevention on my dogs unless […]

Classic Dog Article: Parvovirus in Dogs

July 12th, 2010

Today’s classic article is a must-read for all dog owners, but is especially important to those of you with small puppies. It’s takes closer look at Canine Parvovirus – explains how the illness is transmitted and what owners need to know to keep their pet’s safe. Check out this portion of our Dog Health Series […]

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