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Our Dogs Lifespan Has Dropped by 11% In a Decade! Kennel Club Survey: I am of an age that remembers dogs who mainly died of old age. They now appear to die of cancer, liver and kidney disease, heart failure, and various other ailments, I believe I know why this may be happening?...
Alabama Rot in Dogs.The Truth Not The Fiction Fear Based Stories: It’s that time of year again, one day of hot weather and people start flooding to the countryside. Many of us have dogs and suddenly the papers are filled with fear stories about the dreaded flesh munching disease,...
The Pregnant Dog Decision Time: If you have decided to breed your dog. Please make sure both temperament and health are excellent in both dogs. These are the two I chose. I own both and they are working gundogs. Remember both parents’ traits will come out in the pups. Genetics plays as...
Can Dogs Have Autism? What is autism? Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. Autistic people see, hear and feel the world differently to other people. If you are autistic, you are...
The Dangers For Dogs in Hot Weather Many thousands of dogs die or end up with serious long-term medical problems because of our ignorance of how dangerous overheating is to our dogs. It is forecasted to be a very hot summer. Probably the hottest for many years. With that will come the...
Winter Can Bring Grave Dangers to Our Dogs and Cats Thousands of our dogs and cats are becoming either seriously ill and in many cases dying because the freezing conditions require the councils to act by treating the roads. Once these conditions start. the gritters and salt...
Puppy First Aid, Choking & CPR Emergencies: Sometimes things happen to puppies and you need to be aware of what you can do with regard to CPR and choking. CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It’s a life saving medical procedure. For instance, if a puppy stops breathing or the ...
Basic First Aid Plus Diagram of How to Give Dogs CPR Traffic Accidents: A traffic accident is probably the most common cause of serious injury to a cat or dog. Always approach the animal with caution, it may react aggressively because of the pain. Move the dog as little as possible, but if...
Allergies and Dogs and Cats: Dog and Cat Breeds For People With AllergiesHypo-allergenic dog breeds: These are the breeds of dogs that are listed as being hypo-allergenic; that is, provoking fewer allergic reactions in allergy sufferers. These could be, for instance, asthmatics or people...
Poisons and Treatments  for Pets There are numerous products that can prove fatal if ingested by your pet. Such as human medicine, cigarettes & cigars, chocolate, house plants and many others. The best way to avoid your pet from being poisoned would be to lock away anything that you...
There are numerous things that are poisonous to dogs. This is a list of the most common Acetaminophen ( Panadol Paracetamol Analgesics etc.)AntifreezeAspirinBleach Boric AcidBrake FluidCarbon MonoxideCarburettor CleanerChocolateCigarettesCleaning...
Terminology and GlossaryAction - MovementAnal Glands - Sacs located on each side of the rectumApron - Longer hair on the chest below the neckBack - Arched over the loins - a level back which then arches over the loinsLevel back - height at the withers is the same as height at the loinsLong back -...
Medical Terms For Dogs Ailments Made Simple What does in mean when the Vets mentions certain terms. This takes the guesswork out of dogs ailments and puts it into everyday language we can all understand. When we are confronted with a word or name we are not familiar with in a...
Obsessive Compulsions in Dogs OCD: There are many types of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, especially in mammals. Humans are also afflicted by this debilitating problem. Constant hand washing, checking the door is locked, straightening things, constant cleaning, all the labels on cans...
Common Garden Plants Dangerous or Fatal to Dogs and CatsSome of these plants may surprise you as they are common in most suburban gardens.Yet they can be very dangerous and sometimes fatal to our pets, and especially dogs and cats.Puppies could be especially at risk as they are...

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