Flaky skin

Dandruff, dry skin and skin conditions are not problems only experienced by people; your pet can suffer, too. There are many reasons why your pet may develop dry, flaky skin, including under or over-grooming and bathing, a dietary deficiency, or an underlying medical issue. What can you do to help? …

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Pet Insurance Ponderings


    Much like medical care for people, veterinary care for your pet can be quite costly. And in the event of an unforeseen illness or emergency, costs can skyrocket. According to the American Pet Products Association, Americans spent approximately $15 billion in veterinary bills last year alone. As a …

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Chew on this…

Chew on This

  Walk through any pet supply store or the pet section of any grocery store or department store and you’ll be overwhelmed with choices in dog chews. From jerky treats to nylon bones, there’s a plethora of possibilities when it comes to satisfying your dog’s instinctive desire to chew. But …

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Breed Specific Legislation


Breed Specific Legislation – a blanket term for laws that either regulate or ban dangerous or potentially dangerous breeds completely in the hopes of reducing dog attacks. Many municipal governments have enacted breed-specific laws (for example, it is illegal for a person in Miami-Dade County, Florida to own or keep …

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Can Dogs See Color?

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Through the Eyes of a Dog Have you ever looked at your pooch and thought about what it might be like to see things from his eyes? It’s been long believed that our canine companions see only in black and white, and that levels of lightness and darkness help him …

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