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Choosing the Right Dog New!
There are a large variety of dog breeds to choose from when getting a new family dog. Some important factors to consider before picking a breed are your lifestyle, your interests, and your present living environment. Are any big changes ...read more about choosing a new dog.
Keep Fleas Away, Check your Dogís Skin Regularly New!
If you notice your dog itching and scratching excessively, this is a sure sign that your dog has a skin problem that needs to be addressed right away. There are simple, easy ways to find out which parasite or insect may be causing the dogs skin to itch ...read more about keeping fleas away.
Build a Dog House
There are many different dog house styles to choose from, both in your local pet store and online pet stores. If you have found a dog house you like but arenít thrilled about the design you can build one yourself in your own backyard! Itís not nearly as complicated as you might think ...read more about dog houses.
Vaccinate your Dog
Every dog should receive annual vaccinations to keep him healthy and safe from diseases and viruses that can potentially harm him or worse. A vaccination is when you give your dog a shot that contains a tiny portion of the bacteria or virus and that works to build up his immune system. This allows the body to fight ...read more about dog vaccinations.
Dog Grooming Tips
Grooming your dog regularly is essential not only for his appearance but it also gives you a chance to make sure he is free of parasites, fleas, ticks and other things that can cause him harm. It may be a bit of a pain but you should try and groom your dog at least once a week... read more about dog grooming.
Basic Dog Commands
Adding a new dog to your family can be a cumbersome yet rewarding job! For your home and family to run smoothly with the inclusion of your new furry family member, you will need to train him early on to live in his new human world! There are three important words to remember and use when training your dog, the 3 P words ...read more about dog commands.
Dental Care for your Dog
Most people know about the many problems you can have with your teeth and gums if you don't brush regularly. But, what many people don't realize is that these same problems can happen to your dog's teeth and gums when not properly cared for. Regular dental care is just as necessary for your dogís health ...read more about dog dental care.
Cleaning your Dog's Ears
Cleaning your dog's ears can be a bit frustrating but its an essential part of good health. Most dogs do not like having to sit still. However, it is important to keep your dog's ears clean to help prevent potential health hazards such as ear mites, ear infections ...read more about cleaning your dogs ears.
Walk your Dog on a Leash
Many dog owners are unaware of the possible dangers that await their unsupervised dog. Caring for your dog should be just the same as you would for your toddler. Would you let your toddler play outside without adult supervision? Then you shouldnít leave your dog unsupervised as well ...read more about dog leashes.