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Treating Dog Arthritis With Natural Supplements


Dog arthritis is one of the most common diseases that affect canines; especially large breed dogs (60-90 lbs) the best thing you can do is to prevent the occurrence of this disease with the appropriate supplements when your dog is 4 or 5 years old and not wait until symptoms show, but if your dog is already presenting symptoms and/or pain you should consider the option of natural treatment for your pet?s condition.

Celebrities Discover The Amazing Chihuahua!


Some say it started with the Taco Bell dog. A five hundred million dollar ad campaign featured a talking Chihuahua which continually repeated the slogan, ?Yo quiero Taco Bell,? which is Spanish for ?I want Taco Bell.? Then came the Legally Blond films and the unstoppable Bruiser. The topping on the cake was when Paris Hilton appeared on the cover of Seventeen magazine and later tried living The Simple Life on Fox TV with Tinkerbell, her pet Chihuahua. Celebrities have discovered what many pet owners already knew: Chihuahuas are the best dogs to own and care for. In the process, they?ve set off a Chihuahua Craze that is reaching towering proportions.

Cold Weather Pet Care


As we find ourselves in the middle of winter, it?s important to pay particular attention to our pets when they?re outside. When temperatures get into the twenties and below, with whipping winds, pets can suffer serious health problems. Besides not leaving your dog, cat or other animal outside for too long, there are several other precautionary measures you can take to care for your loving pet.

Is Pet Insurance Worth It?


Many pet owners often wonder if it?s worth it to purchase pet insurance. The way I see it, there are two main considerations, your opinion when it comes to risk-taking and the expected health of your pet.

Boston Terrier - Special Concerns For This Adorable Breed


Beautiful as they are, Boston Terriers have some genetic traits and defects that you must always be mindful of. In order to keep your dogs' health in tip-top condition and ensure that he leads a healthy and happy life, you must ensure that you are aware of the breeds special requirements and of potential dangers.

Boston Terrier - The Costs Of Owning A Boston Terrier


Having a dog is a little like having a baby. Before you rush out to the nearest breeder or shelter you must consider the costs of ensuring that your new pet remains contented and happy with his home life.

Analysis of Cat Behavior


The most important thing to remember in analyzing the behavior of your cat is that your pet is not a human. Cats are not rational beings and their actions are not based on emotion. Changes in his behavior are not stemmed from any repressed anger with you; your cat is not trying to get revenge on you for being away from home too much or bringing a new baby into the house.

Pet Adoption: The Right Choice


Pet adoption is a fabulous option if you?re seeking a companion animal. You?ll be able to select from a wide variety of different breeds and ages as well as save a life. However, I fully realize that if you plan to show or breed your animal, it would make more sense to purchase a young animal from a breeder.

Whos Pulling On The Leash, You Or Your Dog?


Hopefully no one is pulling the leash. The ideal situation is that you and your dog are equally enjoying the walk and neither is pulling and tugging the other in any certain direction.

17 Tips Thatll Safeguard You and Your Family From Dog Bites or Attack


Did you know that more than one millionnorth americans will be bitten by dogsthis year, and about one million dog biteswill go unreported.

Seeing Past Cuteness When Selecting the Best Dog Breed For You: Part 3 of 3


Are there so many great dog breeds out there that you just can?t decide where to begin? If so, let?s break it down and sort through all the options. In Part 3, the final article in this three part series, we?ll continue looking at the seven Groups of dogs that are acknowledged by the American Kennel Club. We?ll learn what it is that brings various breeds together to form a Group. Learning about each Group will narrow down our search for the best Breed(s) for us.

Dog Grooming and Dog Care


Dog grooming is relatively simple for most dogs. I have a greyhound and spend about 5 minutes per day on dog grooming. For dogs that have short hair, they need to be brushed, maybe once per week. For dogs with long hair, the grooming is more time consuming. This is an important consideration when selecting a breed. Beyond regularly brushing your dog's coat and giving him or her periodic baths, you may want to consider a few other things.

Chocolate And Your Dogs Health -- What You Should Know


Chocolate. Who can resist it?

Heartworms Alert - Know The Warning Signs To Save Your Pets Health!


Has your pet recently been coughing, eating less, or being more lethargic than usual? If so, it is possible that your pet is infected with heartworms and may need immediate help and attention. Heartworms may infect a host for up to 2 years before any signs or symptoms are visible, and often when they are diagnosed it may be too late for some pets.

What Are The 6 Keys To Building A Life Long Partnership With Your Horse?


Most people who have horses would like to develop a qualityrelationship with their horse, but only achieve mediocrity,often accepting this as a good result. Why, because theyput there efforts into becoming experts at riding orshowmanship when they really need to be focusing on becominghorseman. First you need to develop a base a startingpoint you can build on, a base involving both the horse andyou, developing a life long partnership.

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