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Ask The Dog Guide: Bringing a New Dog into the Mix

March 14th, 2007

Question: What’s the appropriate way to introduce a new adopted dog into a house with 2 dogs and 2 cats? Answer: Excellent subject. There are a number of detailed “methods” out there for introducing new animals; many involve allowing each pet to smell the other’s scent for some time before a physical meeting, etc. We […]

Who Are We Anyway, and Why Should You Read Our Blog?

March 6th, 2007

About your dogguide bloggers: Hi! I’m so happy to be your “tour guide” on this journey into the wonders of dog ownership! I figured you may want to know who I am, since (hopefully) you’ll be reading a lot of what I have to say. I knew I was an animal person from the time […]

Part 2 : You have done your research .. Now what?

March 2nd, 2007

You are positive that a new puppy or adult dog is the right choice for you/your family… you have narrowed yourself down to a specific breed, or are comfortable with a mixed breed… you know where you want to go for your new puppy… Now what do you need to do to be sure you […]

What goes into finding that New Puppy,..Responsibly? Part 1

February 26th, 2007

All too often a person or family decides to add a new furry family member, and without research, makes a spur of the moment purchase or adoption. What most people don’t think about is the investment they are making, which over the years (8-20 years) will amount to $5000 to $10000. The cost of basic […]

A Sad Day For Our Cat

October 5th, 2006

Today we took our cat to the vet to get his vaccinations. Much to our surprise, our vet found a large lump near our cat’s liver. We are taking him to get an ultrasound, but it seems pretty clear that he has a form of cancer and right now we’re just trying to figure out […]

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