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    by Published on 06-11-08 01:43 AM

    If you're interested in feeding your dog on a raw diet, the best preparation you can do is to read about it first. When you are prepared, it will make the switch so much easier for both you and the dog.

    You should never give bones to your dog. Bones can kill your dog!!
    Right and wrong.
    You should never give cooked bones to your dog, but raw bones are good for your dog. ...
    by Published on 09-10-08 06:23 AM

    Recovery after surgery

    After surgery you should not allow your bitch (or any animal that has recently had surgery) to have their normal play sessions, use the stairs or do any jumping such as up to the sofa or a chair, and you should not allow any off-lead time as there is a possiblity of your bitch developing a hernia.

    You should check the wound daily, and look for signs of infection, redness or discharge.

    • Bowel movements:
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    by Published on 09-10-08 06:23 AM

    What is pyometra?

    Pyometra is a severe bacterial infection with accumulation of pus within the uterus and is a potentially life threatening condition. It can develop slowly over the course of several weeks.

    Derived from Latin:
    Pyo meaning pus
    Metra meaning uterus

    What causes pyometra? ...
    by Published on 07-09-08 03:31 AM




    Who are they? What do they do? What power do they have? Can they really take a dog?


    The local authority in your area has the power to provide dog wardens, dog shelters, impose on-the-spot fines, take offenders to court, and sieze dogs, in your local area. Some local authorities might enter into agreements with other local authories to provide these in your ...
    by Published on 07-09-08 12:23 AM




    Consequences of Irresponsible Dog Ownership

    Dogs owned by irresponsible owners cause a nuisance.
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    by Published on 07-09-08 12:19 AM




    Responsible Ownership

    We hear about "Responsible Ownership" a lot, but what does it actually mean?

    Your pet is a living, breathing animal with feelings, and not some stupid thing to play with when you are bored. It gets hungry, cold, tired, and feels pain - just like you do. Treat your dog well, give it lots of love and you will have a loyal friend. Dogs can be great companions and should be treated as a member of the family - not thrown out in the back garden and left there. You should protect him from harm, teach him manners and teach him the rules of you house along ...
    by Published on 16-08-08 03:14 PM




    Top Ten Reasons To Adopt A Rescue Dog
    Written by Mary Clark at LABRADOR RETRIEVER RESCUE, INC.
    Permission has been granted to freely reprint and distribute this document as long as LRR, Inc at http://www.lrr.org/ is credited.

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    by Published on 16-08-08 03:05 PM




    Rescues are run in some cases by individuals, groups, or a whole network of people throughout the country. These people have saved thousands of animals from being put to sleep, and have given thousands of families a cherished pet.

    A lot of people like the idea of giving a home to a dog that has had a hard life, so will go to a pound or a rescue when their search for a new pet ...
    by Published on 13-08-08 07:58 PM




    So you've reached that time in your life when you want to add a puppy to your family. Read on to find out more.

    Before buying or adopting a puppy, please do some research on the breed, to ensure that the particular breed will suit you. Don't be afraid to ask questions - ask friends with dogs, vets, breeders, ask as many people as you can, with all the questions you have. Most friends or dog owners ...

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