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Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs

4 "Cool" Trends That Are Dangerous To Your Dog Or Cat

5 Serious Signs Your Senior Dog Might Be Sick

Do You Want Your Senior Pets To Live Longer?

Detox For Your Dog? Yes, With Antioxidants For Dogs

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Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs

Warning Signs of Cancer in Dogs   There are so many things I worry about with my dogs and cancer is definitely one of them. I don't mean to sound like a broken record, but my Keira is turning 10 soon, and I feel this compulsion to learn as much as I can about aging pets. Cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs over 10 years old. If your dog can get an early diagnosis, they might have a better chance of survival with treatment. I need to know the warning signs of cancer-period. I think if I need to...

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4 "Cool" Trends That Are Dangerous To Your Dog Or Cat

4 "Cool" Trends That Are Dangerous To Your Dog Or Cat I don’t know about you, but I get really perturbed when I read about the hottest “trends” for pets, only to find out after a bit of research, that they’re actually very dangerous and often deadly. What is wrong with people? I’m sorry if I upset some readers, but this kind of behavior must end. The domestic dog is an animal "Canis lupus familiaris" to be exact. They are not human and shouldn’t be treated as such—think before you act, it may save your pet's life. Harmful Hair Buns...

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5 Serious Signs Your Senior Dog Might Be Sick

5 Serious Signs Your Senior Dog Might Be Sick Getting older is no fun. Neither is it for our senior dog I should know about aging because it’s happening to me right now. I like to think that I take good care of myself. After all, I watch what I eat (most of the time); only drink occasionally, and have my annual checkup and physical every year like clockwork. I’m aware of when something isn’t right and I need to see the Doctor right away. But, can you intervene the same thing about your senior dog? Do you know the...

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Do You Want Your Senior Pets To Live Longer?

Do You Want Your Senior Pets To Live Longer? My kids always ask me why I write about senior pets because to them it's heartbreaking to think about. How can I write about older pet knowing what the final outcome will be? Truth is, I hate the fact that Keira is aging, not knowing how much time I have left with her. She is the reason I’ve made it through many difficult times in my life and the passing of her will be just as hard, if not tougher. I think we can all agree that our pets don’t live...

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Detox For Your Dog? Yes, With Antioxidants For Dogs

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   Detox For Your Dog? Yes, With Antioxidants For Dogs It’s funny how one thing can lead to another. I started a 21-day detox eating nothing but delicious and healthy raw food. The purpose is to rid my body of the toxins that are weighing it down. Toxins constantly bombard us and my body is exhausted from them! So this got me thinking about what I’m feeding my dogs, not only their food but their snacks as well. It’s not that I’m interested in a concoction that will rid them of toxins, but I want...

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