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Siberian Husky Training Tips

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Siberian huskies are large proud looking dogs that look most like their ancestors – the wolf. They are sprightly, energetic and good natured and are also highly intelligent being able to often excel in obedience trials. Thus they are the perfect dogs for training and teaching new behaviours. Here we will look at how to go about achieving this. Stage 1: Going Through the Motions First of all it is...

Home Remedies for Dog Scratching

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There are many reasons that may be causing your dog to be scratching including allergies, fleas or hot spots. No matter what the reason is for your dog to be scratching, it is probably difficult to watch them because they will continue to scratch until the area becomes sore and raw. The main reason for concern with your dog’s intense scratching is the possibility for the sores to become infected...

Taking Care of Your Shih Tzu’s Teeth and Gums

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Years ago most veterinarians did not realize how important it was to care for your dog’s teeth and gums because they only concentrated on other medical conditions in a dog. But now most vets agree that maintaining healthy teeth and gums in your dog is very important to their overall health. If your dog were to have problems with their teeth or gums it may affect their ability to eat different...

How Much Time Can Dogs Stay Alone?

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Anybody knows the fact that dogs are man’s best friend and are very loyal companions. In fact, dogs are known to be so loyal that they are often totally submissive to their masters. However, the fact that dogs are submissive does not mean that we humans can already take for granted the basic things our beloved pet expects from us. Every dog deserves to be fed well, sheltered properly, protected...

Introducing a New Kitten to Your Older Cat

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Bringing a new kitten into your home can be a wonderful and rewarding experience. Kittens make a perfect pet because they are cute and adorable and easy to take care of. Kittens usually will clean themselves regularly, eat small amounts of food and they are easy to litter train. Of course if you already have an older cat, you will already understand all of the joy that a new kitten can bring to...

Shih Tzu – History and Legends

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Etymology Shih Tzu or Chih-Tzou in the Mandarin language, is a term associated with a very old breed of dogs, and like all ancient things, it is subject to fascinating historical tales and legends. Shih Tzu literally translates into “Lion Dog”, and it is believed that these dogs were named so because they were bred to resemble the lions displayed in the traditional oriental art – one...

Epulis – Mouth, Oral Tumor in Dogs

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Dog owners don’t have to be health specialists to know when something is wrong with their pets. Ensuring proper care for your dog is essential for the well-being of the animal however this does not eliminate the possibility of the dog developing various diseases and illnesses. This is why owners have to pay attention to the smallest signs of health-related irregularities, so that the dog may...

Dogs – Breaking Bad Habits

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Bad behavior is a common occurrence in dogs, but just like any other bad habit as long as the owner is committed to trying to change his dog’s misbehavior it can be done. Bad behaviors need to be corrected as soon as possible because as more time passes there are less chances to undertake smooth training measures. There is no reason why an owner should allow his dog to misbehave, and postponing...

Facts About Dwarf Rabbits

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Dwarf rabbits are the smallest species of domestic rabbits. Dwarf rabbits vary in size from about one and a half pounds to three and a half pounds. They are small and round with short, pointy ears that stick straight up. There are several different breeds of dwarf rabbits including Britannia, Petite and Dwarf Hutot but the most popular breed is the Netherland Dwarf rabbit. These are the most...

Hairballs in Cats: Causes, Symptoms, and Remedies

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Anyone who has a cat knows that cats get hairballs and that it is usually a really nasty affair. However, most people do not really understand why this happens or whether or not there is anything they can do about it. Hairballs are going to be a fact of life no matter how you look at it if you are going to have cats for pets. But there really are some things you can do to help decrease the amount...

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