Dog Health General

Gentle black Lab seeks committed human

Used to be, the first thing I did when I got to the shelter for my shift was ask if there were any dogs who need a little extra attention or care. The manager would usually respond, “They all do.” Last week, though, the manager approached me. “Do you think you could hang out with […]

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DogTime needs your help

Great news DogTime readers! DogTime has been nominated for Best Social Networking Site and Best Overall Website for Dog Lovers by readers of Bay Woof, the San Francisco Bay Area’s monthly newsletter for people and their dogs! Follow these easy instructions to cast your vote to help us win! If we win, DogTime will donate […]

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Dogs with a nose for poop

Scientists trying to determine why killer whales are dying off are getting help from dogs; specifically, their keen sense of smell. In Washington State’s Puget Sound, scientists are examining the feces of killer whales to determine if factors such as pollution, boat traffic, and eating habits are to blame for the mammals’ declining population. The […]

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The EatBetter Bowl by Contech

Pet Product Review: The EatBetter Bowl by Contech I have an 18 week old puppy named Polar. Polar tends to what I call inhale his food, I don’t think he even chews. He eats so fast that he often chokes or coughs when he is eating. I knew this couldn’t be good, but what I […]

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BSL and the facts about breed bans

by Jerry Tuccille, StubbyDog.org If, like many people, you pick up stakes and move yourself, your pets and your possessions into a new home in a new town, you may find that you’ve unexpectedly run afoul of the law. In fact, you may face a choice between surrendering a beloved dog to be put to […]

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The Pet Corrector by The Company of Animals

Pet Product Review – The Pet Corrector by The Company of Animals The Pet Corrector is a can of pressurized air that emits a hissing sound when sprayed. It emulates the warning sound that snakes, geese and insects make in the wild. I was more than a little skeptical of the effectiveness a can of […]

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flexi | retractable cord-tape-belt leashes

Pet Product Review – flexi | retractable cord-tape-belt leashes flexi retractable leashes are made in a small factory in Bargeheide, Germany and have continually received high marks from pet owners for their quality, design and durability since they went on the market 35 years ago. I’m also impressed with the wide variety of leashes they […]

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New Food Recipe: Liver Shunt Baked Treats!

Courtesy of FidoDogTreats.com Dog food recipe ingredients: 1 can of Hills L/D or K/D dog food Dog food recipe instructions: Pre-heat the oven to 350. Open both ends of the can and push the food out in a solid piece. Slice into 1 inch slices. Cut each circle into 6-8 wedges. On an non greased […]

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Product Review: DoggieLicious Gourmet Dog Treats

Pet Product Review – DoggieLicious Gourmet Dog Treats – Sale Yes the New Year has started and so have our resolutions. Because the folks at Doggielicious Gourmet Dog Treats understand that after the holidays you may not be as tempted by treats that look like they came direct from a European bakery so, they’re giving […]

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