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Veterinary Advice on How to Induce Vomiting in Dogs

Inducing vomiting in dogs is a serious process and should never be done without first consulting your dog's veterinarian. You may need to induce vomiting, however, if your dog has ingested antifreeze within the last two hours. If you have received your vet's approval to induce vomiting, remember tha

How to Make a Car Seat Cover for Dogs

Car seat covers protect upholstery from dog hair and create a more comfortable traveling environment for your dog. Some models also prevent dogs from trying to get into the front seats. Depending on size and features, these car seat covers may cost $50 or more in stores. An easy and inexpensive alte

Exploratory Surgery in Dogs for Vomiting

Occasional vomiting is relatively common in dogs. Most dogs will at some point throw up food, grass, acorns, weeds, small rocks, pebbles, berries, water or even a dog toy. If your dog looks ill or if the vomiting persists for a few days, however, let your vet examine him, especially if he's throwing

How to Keep Male Dogs From Marking Their Territory Indoors

Male dogs use urine as a signal and a means to claim their territory. Urine contains pheromones, which send signals to other dogs and announce sexual availability. Dogs tend to mark their territory even if they live indoors, and this is more common in multi-dog households. You can prevent your dog f

Getting The Right Bullmastiff Training

All puppies should be trained properly, to make sure that they are mild tempered and safe to be around, and this is especially important for bullmastiff puppies. Although bullmastiffs are known to be well tempered dogs, any dog can get out of control if they haven't had the proper upbringing.

Treat Your Pet Dog With a Cedar Dog House

We possess indoor furnishing that provides us comfort. And, our outside spaces are furnished, also. If your canine has a bed indoors, unquestionably, he deserves a location he can chill in a relaxed manner in the outdoors. A cedar dog house might be an excellent location wherein your family dog can

Rid Fleas the Affordable and Easy Way

Aside from a putrid litter box or chewed Coach sneakers, trying to rid fleas can be a nightmare. We all have our perceptions of the little scavengers, but rest assured there are some simple ways to combat them.

How to Keep a Dog Cool in Hot Weather

When the weather heats up it's important to keep your dog cool. Dogs don't sweat to cool down, they pant. A dog can overheat quickly--and during hot weather there are some steps to keep your dog cool. With a little common sense and preparation as I've outlined below--you can easily keep your dog coo

What You Should Know About Homemade Dog Food

Many owners decide to prepare their dogs' food at home using all-natural, quality ingredients. Before you decide to make your dog's diet from scratch, here's what you need to know in order to do it the right way.

How to Train a Dog Not to Be So Clingy

You suddenly trip over your once confident pup that is now always underfoot and climbing into your lap at every available opportunity. What is causing your dog to be so needy? Dogs can become clingy or even develop separation anxiety when they experience changes to their schedule, lifestyle, environ

Information About Feeding a Chihuahua Puppy

If you've recently obtained a chihuahua puppy, you might be wondering what you should feed it. According to, chihuahua puppies are notoriously finicky when it comes to their diets; therefore, a little experimentation may be required on your part. However, there are a few bits of inform

Different Kinds of Kennels

When looking into kennels for your dogs, there are many quality types available. The type that will work best for you depends on the size of your pet, how portable you need it to be and the size of the area you are planning to put it in.

Build a Doghouse - Plans to Make Your Dog More Comfortable

Building a doghouse is a great idea. Your dog will have a safe, dry place to stay outside when it rains. It can be a place your dog can stay while you're away from home, which is always a help if you have a dog that tends to destroy the house when left alone. Fortunately, it's neither hard

Canine Raw Diet - Switching From Kibble

Switching your dog from kibble to a canine raw diet can seem daunting. However, it doesn't have to be that difficult if you know how to go about it.

How to Crate Train a Puppy That Slept in a Bed Before

If you acquired your puppy from someone who already acclimated it to a crate, you're ahead of the game. Crate training puppies can be a frustrating--and ear-splitting--experience. If the puppy is already used to sleeping in a bed, it may protest loudly at being put in a crate. Crate training puppies

Eczema in Horses

If you discuss horse eczema among your horse friends, you will likely hear the term "sweet itch" at some point in the conversation. According to veterinarian Janet Roark from Austin, Texas, it is also referred to as Equine Insect Hypersensitivity, Summer Itch, Queensland Itch, Equine Summer Eczema o

Breeds of Cats That Are Hypoallergenic

There are no breeds of cat that are 100 percent hypoallergenic for people allergic to cats, according to Bernadine Cruz, spokeswoman for the American Veterinary Medical Association. People allergic to cats are not allergic to the cat's fur but to a protein in cat saliva and dander called Fel-D1. Som

Dog Photos Free and For Sale For Lovers of Dogs

The web is full of dogs - in pictures as dog photos, dog paintings, dog cartoons and descriptions of encounters with dogs. So pictures of man's best friend are really popular. Unfortunately many dog pictures, especially many dog photos, are of bad quality, because they are produced by dog lover

Top Dog - The Golden Retriever Breed

The golden retriever breed is tops in my books. But there is actually a fairly strict definition of what the breed is and isn't.