Dog Health General

Cats: Positive Confirmations of H1N1 Influenza Virus in March 2011

by Dr. Patrick Mahaney The clinical evidence that H1N1 influenza virus infects both people and animals should make all pet owners take notice. Recently, I published Reemergence of H1N1 Influenza Virus in Wisconsin Cats Raises Important Public Health Concerns after human caretakers spread their illness to household feline friends. Influenza viruses have proven capable of […]

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Move Over Westminster: Best in Glow!

Michael Mountain, of Stubby Dog Project, compares Westminster champ Hickory to rescue survivor and inspiration, Jubilee. Kudos to Hickory for winning Best in Show at Westminster. Hickory (a.k.a. Grand Champion Foxcliffe Hickory Wind) comes from a grand heritage of Scottish Deerhounds dating back to the 16th Century. She lives on a 56-acre farm in horse […]

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Bella Bed by Arabella and Fern

Pet Product Review: Bella Bed by Arabella and Fern Finding the right bed for your dog can be a difficult task. Once you find something that fits with the decor in your home it might not be comfortable for your dog and you might find him lying next to the bed instead of on it. […]

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Dog park etiquette in 10 easy tips

Most of these etiquette tips are no-brainers, but you’d be surprised at how often basic dog park rules are violated — if not ignored. Here they are for your consideration: No aggressive dogs! Don’t bring an aggressive, dominant dog to the park. Dogs who continually challenge everyone, hackles and all, don’t need to be there. […]

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SPOTbot Pet by Bissell

Pet Product Review: SPOTbot Pet by Bissell by Guest Blogger: Jocelyn When I first heard that I was going to be getting the SPOTbot by Bissell in the mailI just assumed it was going to be a spray bottle of cleaner to treat spots on my carpet, and I was excited about that! Well, you […]

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Homemade K-9 Granola Treats

Pet Product Review – Homemade Granola Treats by The Original K-9 Granola Factory By Guest Blogger: Jocelyn How could any pup resist these oh so tempting granola treats? Khan and Lucia’s owner, Jocelyn, says, “I love the look and the smell of these absolutely adorable, yet healthy dog treats. These treats, made with rolled oats […]

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