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Dog Licking Paws | BluePearl Veterinary Partners

14 Oct

Left untreated, constant paw licking can lead to other problems, such as hair loss, skin damage, and even bacterial infections that could affect your dog’s ability to walk.

via Dog Licking Paws | BluePearl Veterinary Partners.

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Should you walk your puppy before he’s had his vaccinations? | Thatmutt.com

14 Oct

Each dog owner must find a realistic balance, and the right balance will be different for each of us, depending on where we live, the age of the puppy and our views on vaccinations.

via Should you walk your puppy before he’s had his vaccinations? | Thatmutt.com.

Are Domestic Dogs Losing the Ability to Get Along with Each Other? | Victoria Stilwell Positively

14 Oct

Based on the number of phone calls behavior specialists like myself receive in a month about dog-dog aggression, I’d say the answer is, YES.

via Are Domestic Dogs Losing the Ability to Get Along with Each Other? | Victoria Stilwell Positively.

Causes and Symptoms of Anterior Uveitis

22 Sep

Anterior uveitis is a technical term to describe inflammation of the front of the eye.

via Causes and Symptoms of Anterior Uveitis.

Anxieties, Fears & Phobias – Pet Problems Solved with Dr Jo

22 Sep

On occasion, however, dogs may experience a fearful reaction, an anxious response or even a full-blown phobia about a particular situation.

via Anxieties, Fears & Phobias – Pet Problems Solved with Dr Jo.

Click and… Always Treat? Or Not?

22 Sep

He has done a lot of work with scent detection dogs fascinating projects related to teaching dogs to find endangered species and argues that good training capitalizes on the “seeking system,” the click, if you are a clicker trainer not the “liking system” or the treat that comes after the click.

via Click and… Always Treat? Or Not?.

Does a Person’s Familiarity Affect a Dog’s Obedience? | Psychology Today

22 Sep

Most of us feel that our dogs respond best to us, their owners, and some of us may not be sure that our dogs can be as reliably controlled by other people — not just strangers but even people who that are familiar to him.

via Does a Person’s Familiarity Affect a Dog’s Obedience? | Psychology Today.

Gassy Lassie | Modern Dog magazine

21 Sep

If illness has been ruled out, a few ways to reduce flatulence are to change your dog’s food to a higher quality diet of whole foods devoid of fillers while simultaneously slowing down his eating by feeding a series of smaller meals or using a specially designed obstacle dish.

via Gassy Lassie | Modern Dog magazine.

Why dogs don’t like to be hugged | MNN – Mother Nature Network

20 Sep

Do dogs really like hugs? The short answer is not really. But the full answer is much more complex.

via Why dogs don’t like to be hugged | MNN – Mother Nature Network.

What Does a Dog’s Tilted Head Mean? Language of Dogs Author Explains

20 Sep

Much like us, pups communicate with body language, using their faces, tails, and ears, says trainer Justin Silver, author of The Language of Dogs.

via What Does a Dog’s Tilted Head Mean? Language of Dogs Author Explains.

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