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Dogs Get Allergies Too!

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Many dogs can suffer from allergic reactions to various things. Breeds such as Bulldogs, Golden Retrievers, Labrador Retrievers, Schnauzers, and Terriers may be genetically pre-disposed to allergies, specifically, allergies caused by ingredients found in food. Food allergies may manifest themselves in cats and dogs in the following ways: Their skin becomes itchy and irritated on their face, feet...

Should You Choose a Shih Tzu? Pros and Cons

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Shih Tzus can be a joy or a pain depending on your situation, and like any breed there are pros and cons. Here are a few things to consider: Pro: They have the ideal temperament for singles or couples with older kids are people dogs – outgoing, confident and alert. While they may appear somewhat arrogant on sight, the breed usually possesses a sweet-natured temperament. can go from being...

Kennel Shy – Behaviors, Origins and Suggestions To Help Your Dog Overcome It

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Puppies and dogs should be trusting, playful and confident. Sadly, many suffer from a syndrome referred to as “kennel shy” or as some veterinarians now call it, kennelosis. These animals are usually those found in shelters, pet stores and from ghastly puppy mills. Unfortunately, they acquire peculiar behaviors and irrational fears during their confinement, mainly because of lack of...

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Ringworm

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Ringworm is a fungal infection of the body skin, scalp, or nails. The disease occurs due to infection with dermatophytes, a type of fungal organisms that commonly populate the soil and are very widespread in nature. Also referred to as tinea, ringworm is very contagious and it can be acquired by anyone. The disease mostly occurs in children and in people that constantly interact with animals. The...

Why Are Poodles Popular?

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The Breed of Poodle’s Popularity Poodles are a very popular dog breed. Poodles became the most popular breed in America maintaining the number 1 position from 1960 to 1982 according to the American Kennel Club. This is a reign of 22 years being the number 1 dog breed, the longest reign of any breed. Since that time poodles have been one of the top 10 most popular breeds in America. In 2010...

White Noise Machines And Barking Dogs

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Are your noisy neighbors annoying you? Are you fed up with these barking dogs? White noise machines can help drown out these upsetting interferences with your normal life. Not only that, but it can mask your spouse’s snoring! How’s that for an essential service! You ‘drown out’ the barking dogs, incidentally, not ‘drown’ them! A white noise machine produces a...

Benefits Of Hiring Professional Packers and Movers

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When you think of household shifting or home relocation to another city, anxiety and tension hit you. You start thinking of the numerous things to pack, put in proper bags, lock, transport to the next destination etc. More than getting excited about your next city and looking forward to joyous moments in the next destination, you are bogged down by worries of mere relocation! Moving to another...

Similarities and Differences Between German Shorthaired Pointer and German Wirehaired Pointer

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These two dogs, the German Shorthaired and Wirehaired pointers while they have a lot of similarities between them, there are also some obvious differences that separate them. Both dogs are easy to train and take commands well, excellent hunting skills for tracking animal scents. The shorthaired pointers has a medium build with a short coat and are quite muscular for their size as well as being...

Puppies and Dogs For Sale

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Dogs are broadly classified into four varieties. There is a type of breed called the Hounding Dogs, which used to be used for hunting. Another type of breed is career or tasks oriented. These types of dogs are used for guarding and rescuing. There is a specific breed which has highly developed sense of smell, and these types are used for investigation purposes by the department of police. Some...

Corn Snakes As Pets – The Pros & Cons

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Pet owners have made snakes one of the more popular exotic pets. A snake in particular that is popular with beginners is the Corn Snake. They can be selectively bred, meaning they come in all sorts of different colors and patterns making it a very interesting animal to own. One of the obvious advantages of owning a Corn Snake is the fact that its not poisonous, and will rarely bite its owner...

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