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Could it be Canine Dementia?

 
Symptoms

Dog owners are usually the first to notice that something is wrong or different with their dogs. Common symptoms to watch for include pacing, turning in circles, staring into space, or seeming lost and confused. In many cases, the dog’s temperament changes. Dogs who have been generally friendly may begin to show aggression – and typically aggressive dogs may become unusually friendly!

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When to Worry About Your Dog’s Runny Nose

If your dog is having excessive nasal discharge, there are a number of possible causes. Find out what your dog’s runny nose could mean here.

Recognize the signs of dementia earlier so you can take steps to slow the process

Along with the distinguished graying around the muzzle and the slower plods up and down the steps, a certain serenity accompanies senior dogs. They can be gentle, knowing, and wise, content to lie at your feet while you read a book or to take leisurely walks with you through quiet neighborhoods.

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Listen To What Your Dog’s Ears Are Telling You!

Much like her tail, your dog’s ears offer great insight into how she’s feeling both physically and emotionally. With this new ebook from The Whole Dog Journal, you’ll learn how to read the signs of an ear infection, how to treat the condition safely, and how to keep her ears clean and problem-free.

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Keep Your Pets Safe From the Heat This Summer

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Summer is near and as temperatures rise, we must keep in mind ways to keep ourselves and our furry friends cool and safe.

Animals respond differently than humans to heat, so dogs, cats and other pets need special care during hot weather.

During extremely hot weather, it might not be safe to take your dog out for a walk, especially without shoes.

Keep in mind that if the pavement feels too hot to touch, it is too hot for them to walk on.

Watermelon and Yogurt Frozen Dog Treats (Pupsicles)

Make a big batch of these two-ingredient Watermelon and Yogurt Frozen Dog Treats to keep your pup cool this summer!

Make a big batch of these two-ingredient Watermelon and Yogurt Frozen Dog Treats to keep your pup cool this summer! [Read more…]

Happy Memorial Day!

Simple Life Hacks for Dog Owners

1. Use Baking Soda to Clean up Pet Urine If your dog pees on the carpet use baking soda (which is also great at removing odors) to clean it up. Pour some baking soda over the spot, let it sit for 20 minutes and then vacuum it up. 

2. Use a Window squeegee to Clean Up Fur From Carpet 

Do you get a ton of dog hair lodged deep into your carpet? Use a window squeegee to pick up fur in your carpet & on your furniture. Scrape it along the carpet & just watch as that hair comes up. 

3. Cover Up Scratch Marks on Furniture with a Walnut 

Do you have a few scratch marks on your wooden furniture? You can cover them up by rubbing a walnut over them. The natural oils in walnuts seep into wood, making them a simple way to help cover up small scratches in your furniture.

 

5 Dog Sleeping Positions and What They Mean

 

 

As much as dogs like to run, play and sniff out the world around them, they also like to snooze. Healthy adult dogs spend an average of 12 to 14 hours per day sleeping, and puppies, senior dogs or those with health problems may require even more rest.

Pet parents witness all sorts of dog sleeping positions, especially if they share a bed or couch with their pups. You have the back loungers, the spread-out space hogs, and the curled-up cuties. But what do these dog sleeping positions mean? Why do dogs sleep the way they do?

This helpful guide breaks down five common dog sleeping positions and explains some of the science behind why dogs sleep in certain ways.

4 top nutrients every animal needs

 
 
 
top four nutrients

No matter what type of food you feed your dog or cat, these few specific supplements will give him important nutrients and improve his diet.

Many people, including veterinarians, believe that processed commercial pet foods have all the nutrients dogs and cats need for good health. As they begin to realize that excessive processing destroys nutrients, they may switch to better quality or fresher foods. But even when these diets contain a full complement of vitamins, minerals and other required nutrients, there’s still room for improvement. In fact, no matter what type of food you feed your companion, a few specific supplements will complement and improve his diet.

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