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DIY Flea Trap Designs

Homemade Flea Trap

Fleas are easily the most common external parasite of both cats and dogs. A female flea will suck up to 15 times her own weight in blood before she lays her first egg. After this she will lay up to 50 eggs every day. The eggs are laid on your pet, and then fall off […]

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Dog Pregnancy

Sexual maturity in female dogs takes place at around 6 months of age.  It can happen a bit earlier in small breeds and later in large breeds. Some large breeds will not be sexually mature until around 2 years old After that, she will come in to heat around every six months. Oestrus in DogsOestrus which […]

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Responsible Dog Parenting

Getting a new dog is an exciting life event. We can all fall in love with a cute little puppy. With the joy comes responsibility. Before we take on the commitment of a new dog we have to understand that we have an obligation to him and to our community. We have to be prepared […]

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Keeping Your Dog Happy When He Is Left Alone

dogs prefer not to be left aloneDogs are pack animals and they don’t like being left alone. Unfortunately, people are spending less and less time at home. It is part of our responsibility as dog owners to make our dog as comfortable and relaxed as possible when we are not there. Dogs left by themselves […]

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Exercising An Older Dog – The Problems and Benefits

As dogs older they’re just not physically able to do the things they once did. As well as experiencing physical limitations they may have a decreased tolerance to heat and cold. This doesn’t mean that they won’t try and do all the things they used to do. Dogs can’t tell us that they are experiencing […]

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Taking Your Dog To A Dog Park

Taking your dog to a dog park has benefits for you and your dog. It gives your dog to interact and socialize with other dogs and it is an opportunity for you to get some exercise. 1. dog parks promote responsible ownershipTaking your dog to a park promotes responsible ownership. Your dog will be off […]

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15 Homemade Dog Shampoo Recipes

DIY Dog Shampoo

Making your own dog shampoo is a pretty simple process. Often, you will already have the ingredients on hand. Check out the homemade dog shampoo recipes listed here to find one which suits your dog. 1. HOMEMADE SHAMPOO FOR DOGS (FOR DRY, ITCHY SKIN)Just 3 ingredients are needed to make this dog shampoo.Image via Life […]

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How to Groom Your Dog At Home

Groom Your Dog At Home

Learning how to groom your dog at home will save you money and make sure he is always looking at his best. 1: clip the dogs nailsUse a pair of sharp nail clippers to clip the dog’s nails 2: work your way around all the feetCarefully trim all the feet. You can find instructions on […]

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