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To Bark or Not to Bark. That is the Question

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No one should ever expect a dog not to bark, but while some dogs cannot bark, others seem to bark excessively. If this is a problem in your home, the first step to solving the problem is to figure out why he is barking. Not all dogs are apt to offer their opinions. While historically dogs have been prized for their ability to bark and warn away other animals and intruders, some breeds are on the quiet side. A Basenji for example, will serenade you with noises that include hums, yodels and howls. Beagles do not bark, but they have...

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Your dog loves you, but…….

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Your beloved pet knows that you are his family. He will love you forever, but that does not mean that you do not occasionally get on his nerves. Like any other relationship, most of the time he thinks the world of you, but you have a few bad habits that drive him crazy. One of your dog’s biggest pet peeves is the way you speak to him.  Normally, using your words is a good thing. However, complex sentences leave your dog mystified, confused, and annoyed that he does not understand. When talking to your dog, make sure to add some...

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Does Your Dog Really Love You?

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Through the ages, man has seen that dogs are particularly adapted to humans and have developed a unique way to express their love for people. While some people may be quick to dismiss a dog’s devotion as simply a relationship based on need that is really not true. It seems that dogs have developed the strongest ability of all animals on Earth to form affectionate bonds with humans. They do not just love us, they need us, but not just for food and physical care. They need us emotionally. The bond a dog feels for his human is one of...

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Keep Your Cat Safe in the Summer Heat

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The temperature is beginning to rise, and it is only going to get hotter. Make sure you know how to keep your cat safe in the summer heat. In the Northern Hemisphere, summer starts on June 21. During the summer heat, while you can adjust your clothing according to the weather, your cat is still wearing her fur coat. This can easily become a health issue. Just what can you do to keep your feline friend comfortable during the summer? If you are going to be away all day and it is going to get warm in the afternoon, drop...

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Why Does Your Dog Lick You?

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When was the last time your dog greeted you with a million licks? This morning? Last night? A few minutes ago? Is he just saying hello, or giving you his version of a kiss on the cheek? Although he may never tell us, it helps to understand the psychology of the lick. Dogs lick often and for many reasons. A mother may lick her puppies to clean them or to stimulate elimination. Once her puppies reach about six weeks old, they often lick their mom's face and lips when they want her to regurgitate food for them much like their...

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Your Dog’s Allergies – a Holistic Approach

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From the most common to some of the more unusual, your pet’s allergies can typically be treated using natural cures, such as acidophilus, evening primrose oil, and omega-3 fats. Like people, dogs can suffer from allergies. Allergies in dogs most often manifest through the skin, causing itching, scratching, or paw licking. From a holistic perspective, allergies usually indicate some sort of internal imbalance. Allergies of any type are an overreaction of the immune system. When the body’s immune system identifies an allergen, it goes on the defensive and treats the supposed allergen as a foreign substance that must be eliminated. As...

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