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Canine

SouthCoast Pet Owners: Food Study Shows Dangers of Raw Diet

Pet owners need to be careful about diet trends that might sound like a healthy diet for pets, but could ultimately lead to sickness or even death for their beloved dogs or cats. Raw food pet diets are one of those dangerous trends that makes its way into the public eye every decade or so.…

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Easy Canine Dental Care Tips for Dog Owners in Dartmouth, MA

When most dog owners think about canine dental care, they imagine fighting their dog with a toothbrush and trying not to get snapped at in the process. Fortunately, bad breath in dogs is something that can now be prevented and cured, requiring just a little bit of work on your part. Below are some tips…

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Anxiety Issues in Dogs: Tips for New Bedford Pet Owners

Even if your dog has never been through any kind of traumatic life experience, anxiety issues in dogs can still occur when they are exposed to sudden or loud sounds. Loud noises, such as firecrackers on a holiday and thunder during a storm, as well as sudden sounds from a truck that backfires while passing…

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What to Do in a “Dog Emergency”

Pet owners everywhere know about all the little worries that come with having a canine family member in the house. “What would happen if…?” is always at the corner of our minds when it comes to having medical or health-related concerns about our four-legged friends. Dogs have a way of getting into trouble that other…

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Southeastern Massachusetts Pets: Arthritis and Joint Pain Treatment

Winter is officially here in Southeastern Massachusetts, which means that there are many pets and their owners are suffering due to the cold weather from arthritis and joint pain. While there are many familiar treatments available for humans, many dogs, cats and other mammals often get overlooked when it comes to treatment of these conditions,…

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Could Your Pet Have Animal Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

It seems as though everywhere you look, there’s a new pill for this or a new label for that. Studies show that people have more worries and experience related issues, such as lack of sleep, anxiety and panic attacks, as a result. Our pets are very in-tune with our emotions. They know if we are…

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How to Save a Life: Spay or Neuter Your Pet

There are many reasons why responsible pet owners choose to spay or neuter a pet. The sheer volume of unwanted or discarded pets that end up dying in animal shelters each year should be enough of a reason to convince most pet owners that increasing the population is not a good idea. While some of…

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Do Doggy Dental Treats Really Work?

There aren’t too many dog owners that relish the idea of spending time brushing their pet’s teeth. Most dogs are not too fond of the idea either, so in order to compromise, many dog owners are rushing out to buy what are known as “doggy dental treats” from their local pet supply store. Just like…

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Common Canine Behavioral Problems… and Solutions!

When you bring a new dog or puppy into your home, there is a bit of a honeymoon period. Just like any other relationship, the two of you are learning as much as you can about each others’ personalities, habits and lifestyle. While most new pets are eager to please and learn the rules of…

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