Weston Lewis

Adoption: What to Expect From Your New Dog When Adopting

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When considering the birth rates among animals, it?s not hard to understand why animal shelters are always filled with animals waiting to be adopted. Shockingly, it has been calculated that over a seven year period, one female cat and her offspring will produce approximately...

Animal Assisted Therapy: Can it help you?

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The term 'animal assisted therapy' is to be distinguished from the more familiar practice of 'animal assisted activities', which refers generally to pet visitation at hospitals and residential care facilities. Animal Assisted Therapy is part of a formal and carefully designed treatment program...

B.A.R.F. Diet: Sounds yummy but what is it?

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It actually sounds kind of gross, but BARF is an acronym for Biologically Appropriate Raw Food or Bones and Raw Food. Many health conscious veterinarians are huge advocates for this diet which can completely replace commercially prepared dog food...

Basic Care and Maintenance for Your Pup's Pearly Whites

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Many people do not realize the importance of caring for their dog?s teeth. As dogs age, the need for dental care increases. The best way to ensure proper dental health...

Chill Out: Keeping Your Dog Cool in the Hot Summer Sun

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Summer is typically a time of great family fun and activity. The days are long and warm, the kids are on vacation, and the sun worshipers are out in full force. Unfortunately, the season also brings with it some very specific hazards...

Choosing a Training Collar: How to Decide

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Many dog owners find that their efforts toward training their pet are greatly aided by the use of a training collar. There are many types of collars available and each employs a different mechanism meant to...

Choosing the Right Dog for You

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Getting a new dog is one of the greatest joys in the world. Make this great time even better by knowing exactly what kind of dog will complement your family's lifestyle...

Dealing With House Training Issues

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The best house training uses the dogs own instincts to avoid soiling its bed to train the dog where and where not to eliminate. That is the basis behind crate training, in which the dog is confined to its crate in the absence of the owner...

Did You Just Eat That?

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Did you just eat that? 10 things found in your home that can kill your dog. Dogs are very curious animals and as omnivores and natural scavengers, can get into and eat just about anything. However, there are many toxic substances found in your home...

Does This Collar Make my Butt Look Big?

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any owners think their pudgy dogs are adorable, when in fact they are extremely unhealthy. Overweight dogs can develop the same kinds of problems that overweight humans can...

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