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How to Keep Your Pet’s Skin Healthy

Skincare is very important for pets in order to avoid infections, rashes, and anything else that can cause a pet to get sick. A healthy coat can be able to prevent matting, cat dandruff as well as a bad odour from dogs.

Winter can bring on more skin conditions when compared to summer and this is due to the fact that the weather is colder, drier and has lower humidity. Skin conditions are one of the most common reasons people take their pets to the vet. However, there are simple ways to help make sure that your pet’s skin is healthy.
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Should I put my dog down?

This is a question put to Veterinary and Canine professionals daily.

You are the only one that can make that decision.

It’s the decision no loving dog owner ever wants to make, but unfortunately, we have to think if our dogs are suffering with their health and there is no sign of get this getting better you may find the kindest option is to put your dog to sleep.READ MORE

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Fight or Flight

Dogs have a natural fight or flight response, and much like any other species including the human this is linked to survival.

But what does it truly mean?

Well the definition is this; The fight-or-flight response is a physiological reaction that occurs in response to a perceived harmful event, attack, or threat to survival. It was first described by Walter Bradford Cannon. His theory states that animals react to threats with a general discharge of the sympathetic nervous system, priming the animal for fighting or fleeing. READ MORE

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Littermate Syndrome

The Siblings

Many experts including trainers, behaviourist, breeders and rescues these days are discouraging people to take on canine siblings.

The question is Why?

Well research produced has suggested that the potential for behavioural issues arising is higher during key development periods in siblings due to their deep routed bond.READ MORE

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Knowing the Fundamentals of CHF in Dogs Can Save Your Pet’s Life

The threat of heart problems in dogs is very real and one that’s not easily detected. Congestive heart failure in dogs is not really a disease. It instead is a condition that might manifest following a disease or defect.

Even if you are not a medical professional, it’s not complicated to decode what the term congestive heart failure might mean. Congestion describes the clogging up of arteries and valves resulting from fluid accumulation, lipid buildup, or heartworms. READ MORE

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Clean House Clean Mind

The Mind Boosting Benefits of an Organised Home

Kipple is useless objects, like junk mail or match folders after you use the last match or gum wrappers of yesterday’s homeopape. When nobody’s around, kipple reproduces itself.
For instance, if you go to bed leaving any kipple around your apartment, when you wake up the next morning there’s twice as much of it. It always gets more and more. – Phillip K. DickREAD MORE