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Bee Stings, Natural Light, Heat Stroke and CPR for Dogs

In this special “Summer Tips Episode” watch and learn how to treat bee stings. Also shared is a great tip for pets who are not exposed to a lot of natural light. You will also learn how to save your pet from heat stroke and choking with the help from Fireman Manny from the Beverly […]

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How to Brush Your Dog’s Teeth

Did you know that February is the National Pet Dental Health month? How much do you know your pet’s teeth? It might not be the most attractive of jobs, however cleaning your pet’s teeth frequently plays a huge role in maintaining him healthy. The majority of people who ignore the task do so just because […]

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Take Care of Newborn Dachshund Babies

Dachshunds are loving dogs, and dachshund puppies are extraordinarily cute. In case all goes well, the mother will take care of her newborn pups. But, you may want to be ready to help as needed. Things you will need: Forceps Scissors Latex gloves Iodine Heat lamp Sponge Powdered puppy milk Towels Scales Feeding bottle Watch […]

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Do Dogs Like Fish?

Lots of dogs drool over the smell of salmon, and it’s for good reason. Fish, such as salmon, tuna and cod, aren’t only tasty for dogs but they are really good for their health too! It’s a great source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids that are awesome for dogs’ coats. It keeps them nice […]

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Winston, The Kitty, takes care of Zeke, The Rottie Puppy

Zeke, the Rottie puppy, just come home from the veterinarian… He’s allergic to some grasses… And he broke out in hives and the vet gave him steroid and benadryl shots. At home, he has someone special to take care of him. Here’s Winston, the Cat, loving and taking care of Zeke 🙂

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Doga: How Yoga Can Be Good For Dogs Too

A lot of dog owners love working out with their pet – no matter if that is going for a walk, a run or riding a bike alongside their dog. Nevertheless, Nic Bello is hoping to do something a bit more relaxing and has been teaching his dog Pancho to do yoga. It seems that […]

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Obese Wiener Dog Gets Tummy Tuck

Last year, the formerly obese dachshund, Obie, got a tummy tuck to get rid of almost 3 pounds of excess skin after a successful weight loss journey. Obie the seven-year old wiener dog recovered faster than expected after surgery. At his heaviest the dog weighed 77 pounds. Obie apparently grew to become so heavy after […]

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Obie, The Dachshund: The Biggest Loser

The story began when a relative of this boy’s family stepped in and asked for help. Aging owners with failing health simply loved him with food. They just couldn’t say “no” to those big brown eyes. Through many tears, the owners relinquished him. Nora Vanatta stepped in to help. A volunteer picked him up in […]

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Mushroom Compound Offers Hope for Cancer in Dogs

Jeff Gillman and his German shepherd-husky mix dog Reuben have been with each other for 12 years, and at this point a fatal blood cancer threatens to split them. “I got him the summer after my freshman year in college and I was traveling on the West Coast bumming around hitchhiking,” explained the now 31-year-old […]

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Edward: The Peg-legged Pug

Edward the pug was given birth to with 3 legs and a stump, however today walks on all fours following becoming fitted with a prosthetic limb. The one-year-old rescue dog is one of the first animals in Australia to be provided with an artificial leg and can at last run and play with his friends […]