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3 Commands Your Dog Needs to Know Before Guests Visit

PET MD: By Jessica Remitz While you may be ready to bring your pup with you to every family get-together or party, your dog may not be. As you plan to visit relatives and friends, make sure your dog has a firm grasp of the following commands and behaviors to guarantee you andyour fur-kid are invited again! House-Training Essentials … Continue reading 3 Commands Your Dog Needs to Know Before Guests Visit

Flea and Tick Control Needs to be used Year Round

By Michael Dryden, DVM, MS, PhD – Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas Fleas and ticks are more than mere nuisances. They cause distress in dogs and cats and, more important, they cause disease. On-again, off-again preventive programs are not the optimal way to safeguard the health of pets and their families. … Continue reading Flea and Tick Control Needs to be used Year Round

What to do if your dog is choking

Dogs tend to eat unusual things. When a dog ingests foreign material or foodstuffs too large to pass through the esophagus (the throat), the esophagus can become blocked.  Small-breed dogs, especially terriers, are most apt to have esophageal foreign bodies. Esophageal foreign bodies cause mechanical blockage, swelling, and death of the throat tissue. Symptoms and … Continue reading What to do if your dog is choking