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Parvovirus: What is it? Symptoms & Treatment

[Copied from http://www.aspcapro.org/parvo] Canine Parvovirus (parvo) is a highly contagious viral disease that is one of the most common causes of diarrhea in dogs under 6 months of age. It first appeared in the late 1970s, and is one of the...

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Help-I can’t keep my dog…Here is what you should do before contacting a shelter!

Help-I can’t keep my dog…Here is what you should do before contacting a shelter!

[This article copied from: http://strayrescue.org/content/help-i-cant-keep-my-doghere-what-you-should-do-contacting-shelter] Do you need to surrender your Dog? Few things are more traumatic for a dog than losing his/her family. Regardless the reason, you should follow a few guidelines to ensure your dog is placed in a...

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Thinking About Shaving Your Dog’s Hair Coat For The Summer? Think Again

Thinking About Shaving Your Dog’s Hair Coat For The Summer? Think Again

[The following article is copied from http://www.veterinaryinsider.com/] Contrary to popular belief, shaving your long-haired dog (or cat) will not keep him/her cooler during the hot, summer months. Unlike humans, the skin of dogs and cats does not contain the vast network...

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Understanding Different Dog Tolerance Levels

Understanding Different Dog Tolerance Levels

Dog aggression shows up in numerous breeds, and it’s generally “no big deal”…unless you deny it, misunderstand it or exploit it. Like so many dog owners, we expect that our dogs have the potential to show some degree of dog...

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Dog Behavior: Getting Along with Other Animals

Dog Behavior: Getting Along with Other Animals

SOURCE: Can We Help You Keep Your Pet? (Link: http://www.wonderpuppy.net/canwehelp/1others.php) Adding another dog to the household can upset the pack order, and might cause dominance issues between the pets.  A dog approaching adolescence may feel the need to test his place...

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Idea: Dog Park Rules & Tips

[ePaper class=alignleft] Hi everyone, this is Charlie Moreno. I originally got involved with animal welfare back in 2007 when I began thinking of how to bring dog parks to El Paso. Since then I’m proud to be part of two...

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Can We Help You Keep Your Pet?

Can We Help You Keep Your Pet?

From wonderpuppy.net: Often people feel they must give up their pets for various reasons. On these pages, you’ll hopefully find some alternatives and be able to keep your animal.  There is also lots of info here for those who would...

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