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Keep Your Pets in Line With Quality Training

Puppies and dogs are great pets to have around the house but at times they can be a little more than one can handle. That is why canine obedience training can be a great whether you've got a busy family or just an unruly dog.

The Types of Anti Bark Collar

Most people love pets, especially dogs, but when they become too noisy, it isn't right just to tolerate them. The reason why an anti-bark collar was invented is to make sure that dogs refrain from excessive barking.

Can Dogs Eat Ham Shanks?

That dogs love all kinds of bones seems so naturally obvious that it might come as a surprise that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says that under no circumstances should dogs be given them. Of course, it is common knowledge that dogs should not be given fish, chicken or other poultry bones th

Natural Home Remedies to Kill Yeast on a Dog's Skin

Yeast on a dog's skin is an indicator that the dog has a compromised immune system. The immune system can become depressed through a number of channels including diet, exercise, vaccinations and antibiotics. In order to cure the skin yeast infection, the whole health of the dog will have to be broug

Top 6 Dog Behavior Problems and Solutions

Are you tired of your dog bad behavior problems? Do you get angry and frustrated because of disobedience of your dog and end up hitting your dog?You are not alone.

How a Dog Allergy Cure Can Help Your Dog

While it is important that you know how to diagnose an allergy in your dog it is equally important that you know how to sure it. Various dog allergy cures are discussed here in treating dog allergies of various types.

General Tips For the New Dog Owner

The first tip is that if you have a family with kids, it is important that you sit down with them and talk about bringing in a new dog. You need to remind them that your new pet is going to be a little skittish the first few days, especially if you adopt and shelter dog, and that they are going to h

Solving Dog Health Problems With a Vegetarian Diet

BenefitsKidney diseases, some cancers and bone problems were found to be assisted by the introduction of a carefully planned vegetarian diet. According to the Australian "Health Happy Dogs," a vegetarian diet can help a dog's skin and coat problems cease. In addition, going vegetarian can...

How to Change an RFA 67 Battery

A PetSafe RFA 67 is a 6-volt lithium battery that fits into your dog collar and can be used as a bark control, fence control, or for use with electronic auto-opening doors. The battery compartment has been designed for easy opening, but is also waterproof. You don't need any tools to replace the bat

The Best Ways to Use a Dog Lead to Get Results

If you are a dog owner, you should ensure that your dog has a lead. Basically, a dog lead is something that you can attach to either a dog's harness or collar to help you put the dog under control. A lead can be a strap, rope, or chain among others.

The Mini Dog Breeding Manual

Every individual who wants to breed a dog for the first time might find the idea exciting and overwhelming. Especially if they do not have the slightest inclination of where to start. In this article a shortened beginners manual will be covered on the subject.

Take Your Unwanted Dog to the Animal Shelter

Early last year an incident of dog biting occurred in South New Jersey wherein a savage pack of wild dogs attacked a five-year old boy and bit off his left ear and part of his left leg. If the dog owners leave their dogs in an animal shelter there is a possibility that these dogs may survive and get

How to Choose Hypoallergenic Dog Food: To Keep Your Dog Happy and Healthy

It is not uncommon for dogs to suffer from allergies or sensitive stomachs. If you feel that your little four-legged friend is having such issues, it would be a good idea to switch over from the regular dog food brands to the specially made food brands for hypoallergenic conditions.

Where to Find Free Dog Treat Recipes

After going through all of the commercial dog food recalls that have happened in the last 10 years or so, more and more dog owners are simply looking to make their own food. Even better, some owners are trying to make their own dog treats. The good news is that it is extremely easy to do, and if you

Home Remedies for Pomeranians With Itching Problems

Itchy skin occurs in animals as well as humans, including dogs such as Pomeranians. If you have noticed your pom continually itching and scratching herself, have a veterinarian determine the reason for the itching before administering any treatment. This will avoid giving your dog unnecessary medica

A Dog Day at the Spa - The Best Dog Spas in NYC

Being a dog may seem like it's all sleeping, eating and playing, and perhaps it is, but that doesn't mean your furry friend doesn't deserve a pampering once in a while. If you're a New Yorker with a canine companion, consider giving Fido a day to remember and bring him/her to one

Symptoms of Heartworms in Your Dog and How They Can Be Treated or Prevented

Heartworms in your pet can be more severe than most people realize. It is an easy disease to obtain an expensive one to treat. In this article I show how heartworms affect your dog and the symptoms they will have if they have heartworms. Also, I explain the expensive process of treating them and the

Sharpei Breathing Problems

Shar-peis are large dogs with flat heads, small sunken eyes and a mass of wrinkles covering the body. The breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1992. Shar-peis are enormously popular, but they have a number of respiratory issues.