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Anal Glands

Dogs do have a doggy smell and sometimes the smell can be really dreadful. The awful smell may go away when the dog is bathed, but after a while the horrible smell would be there again. If your dog has the same problem, your pet’s anal sack could be over filled or impacted. Anal sacs …

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Teeth

The Importance of Dental Care Although dogs haven’t become domesticated enough to stand up to the basin, grin in the mirror and brush their own teeth, dog dental care is still very important. Like humans bits of food, plaque and a buildup of various other things can cause rotten teeth, proverbial dog breathe and tooth …

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Bathing

Why bathe a dog Conscientious pet owners would always ensure the well being of their pets. Good grooming is equally important to giving the pet proper nourishment. Pet dogs always want to be beside the owners. They stay inside the house. They can lie on the floor but most would prefer to lie in the …

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Ticks

What are Ticks? A tick is a dangerous external parasite similar to other parasites like fleas because they attach themselves to your dog and feed off their blood. The most common type of tick in relation to dogs is the Ixodes Scapularis, otherwise known as the deer tick or black legged tick. And the American …

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Brushing

Brushing the dog’s coat is an important part in the grooming process. Brushing is extremely important to maintain the tiptop condition of the dog. Aside from making the coat look good, brushing massages the skin. Regular brushing would prevent mat and knot formation. By brushing against the direction of hair growth, flea and tick infestation …

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Ears

The Importance of Cleaning your Dog’s Ears Just like humans dogs need to clean their ears on a regular basis to prevent dirt build up and illness. Although they may scratch their ears and shake their heads, this does not get down inside the ear where debris and bacteria can accumulate over time, so it …

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Eyes

Categorically, animals belong to two groups – the predators and the prey. Prey animals like squirrels, rabbits, deer, goats and horses have their eyes on both sides of the head. This is a defense mechanism that enables them to have greater field of vision to escape predators. Dogs along with cats, wolves, lions, coyotes belong …

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