Dog Health General

Winter Skin Care For Dogs

The body cannot always keep up the necessary balance of chemicals, oils and bacteria the skin needs to stay soft, flexible and comfortable, and the common result is dry, itchy, flaking skin.

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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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Product Reviews

Play-N-Squeak Cat Toys by OurPet’s

Pet Product Review – Play-N-Squeak cat toys by OurPet’s Like most cats, ours are so finicky with toys and treats there’s no telling what will interest them. I picked up the Ball of Furry Fury toy at the pet store thinking maybe one out of the three might be intrigued by the squeak and the […]

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Dog Health General

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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Dog Health General

Egypt’s animals need our help

Along with the rest of the world, I’ve been watching with fascination the uprising in Egypt. As brave humans rally against an autocratic regime, some giving their lives to bring freedom for all, animals are caught in the crossfire. One organization is taking notice: ESMA (Egyptian Society for Mercy to Animals), was born out of […]

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Dog Health General

Mutt Mops

Pet Product Review: Mutt Mops It is always hard to find toys that my dog likes to play with AND will last a while. Most toys he seems toeither destroy or lose interest in fast. Not with the Mutt Mop, he LOVES this toy. He loves to play fetch with it, he loves to sit […]

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Pogo Plush Squeaker Dog Toys by Premier

Pet Product Review – Pogo Plush squeaker dog toys by Premier Shakespeare loves plush toys but his talent for tearing the toys open and devouring the stuffing at breakneck-speed is dangerous and messy. The Pogo Plush toys contain no stuffing, just an inner plastic frame that bounces back so the toy always looks like it’s […]

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Dog Health General

Pawlicious Dog Treat Basket by Pamperd Paw Gifts

Product Review: Pawlicious Dog Treat Basket by Pamperd Paw Gifts A big thanks goes out to Tera at Pampered Paw Gifts for sending this wonderful treat basket! The Pawlicious Dog Treat Basket includes: • 2 1 lb boxes of dog treats• 1 8oz bag of three cheese Dogritos• Box of animal crackers• Jumbo peanut butter […]

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