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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Product Reviews

Scratch Lounge for Cats from My Three Cats and Co.

Pet Product Review – Scratch Lounge for Cats from My Three Cats and Co. The review panel kitties wish to send their sincere thanks to the My Three Cats team for sending a Scratch Lounge for their review! All cats have a need to knead and the clever design of the Scratch Lounge combines their […]

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Dog Health General

Ring Dog Rescue

DogTime salutes Opie Taylor (interviewed) and Ring Dog Rescue of Richmond, Virginia. How did your organization get started?I began fostering in 1999 for another local rescue. I was one of maybe three people willing to take Pit Bull type dogs into my home. I visited the shelters weekly and decided I had to do something […]

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Dog Health General

At a Crossroads with Nature

by Michael MountainFounder, Best Friends Animal Society, Zoe, and The Stubby Dog Project “It was like, uhh, he’s like me.” I was sitting at a table with a group of teenagers in a rehab program – most of them from dysfunctional families. I was president at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary at the time, and we […]

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Dog Health General

Dear Labby: Must I pay for friend’s doctor visit?

Dear Labby, My friend Glen came over to meet my newly adopted Heeler, Greta. When Glen reached down to pet her, Greta (who is still a little nervous) bit Glen on the arm without breaking skin. Glen is somewhat of a hypochondriac and went to the doctor later that week with an “achy arm.” The […]

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Dog Health General

Teaching dog confidence

Question: My dog rolls over submissively whenever a larger dog approaches. Should I teach him to be more confident, and if so, how? Answer: Your dog is telling the larger dog that he is no threat — a pretty safe tactic in my opinion. Your dog has assessed the situation and determined that he is […]

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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

Valentine inspired Scratch ‘n Shapes by Imperial Cat

Pet Product Review – Valentine inspired Scratch ‘n Shapes by Imperial Cat Honestly, any product that deters my cats from clawing the furniture is welcome in this house! We’ve had such great results with Scratch ‘n’ Shapes in the past, testing one of their new valentine inspired designs was a no-brainer. Imperial Cat has come […]

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You’ve Come a Long Way, Sparky

By Carol Bryant, FIDO Friendly magazine More than a few years ago, Bob Dylan bellowed, “the times they are a’changin,” and those same sentiments ring true today as the journey of a new year begins. More than a few aspects of Fido’s life have changed over the decades. Growing up, who amongst us remembers taking […]

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How to choose the best boy dog names

This article courtesy of Pet Insurance 101. When you adopt a new male dog names are a lot of fun to think about. Boy dog names range from gruff and traditional to clever and modern. You could name him something playful and dog-like, or something stately and manly. It all depends on your preference as […]

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Grooming Products by Pet Head

Pet Product Review: Grooming Products by Pet Head Have you heard of the people grooming products under the name Bed Head? Well, these fun products with names like Superstar, Ego Boost, Cocky, and Moisture Maniac are products I use quite often. So, when I came across a new line with the name Pet Head, grooming […]

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Power Paws No Slip Dog Socks by Woodrow Wear

Pet Product Review – Power Paws no slip dog socks by Woodrow Wear Power Paw Dog Socks aren’t just for keeping your pup’s tootsies warm, they can also help prevent your dog from slipping or sliding on hardwood and tile floors (while protecting your floors from scratches); protect healing wounds and; protect her paws from […]

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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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Reference Dog Travel

Sleepypod Air

Pet Product Review – Sleepypod Air Today I was not sent a sample I was sent a press release announcing the newest product specifically designed for in cabin pet travel on aircraft. Again, I wish I had a sample so I can give you my opinion, but I did want to bring it to your […]

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