canine companions


Of Pooches and Herbs: Knowing the Good from the Bad

If you’ve been into healthy, natural food as of late, you’ve probably learned to appreciate the benefits herbs provide. You might also be thinking of letting your pooch join you in your quest for holistic health. While you have the right intentions, you shouldn’t just assume that whatever is right for you is also good […]

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Cute but Costly? 10 Most Expensive Dogs to Insure.

Love your pooch, but wonder how costly it is to insure his or her health? You’re not alone. Using their pet insurance comparison research, ValuePenguin reports on the top ten most expensive canine companions to insure. These furry children can range from 12 inches all the way to 32 inches, and can weigh anywhere from […]

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Can humans get norovirus from their dogs?

Human norovirus may infect our canine companions, according to research published online April 1 in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology. That raises the possibility of dog-to-human transmission, said first author Sarah Caddy, VetMB, PhD, MRCVS, a veterinarian and PhD student at the University of Cambridge, and Imperial […]

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Review: Natural Pain and Arthritis Relief for Our Canine Companions

(See the special introductory launch deal at bottom of this page). This product is new, but has hundreds of years of safety testing! The primary ingredient is Buchu oil, which is extracted from Green Tea plants grown in Africa, and then encapsulated with salmon oil from Alaska. This product provides safe and effective pain relief […]

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Dog DNA has role in developing new therapies for human cancers

Using genomic analysis to study cancer in dogs can help develop new therapies for humans with cancer, according to a proof-of-concept study led by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Pure-breed dogs, whose genetics have been standardized by hundreds of years of human intervention, provide highly predictable genetic models […]

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Dogs: Smart dogs coming to Manfeild

Whoever said that a dog is man’s best friend was not wrong; dogs are one of the most social, loyal, loving and playful animals to keep as pets. However, anyone who has tried to live with a badly-behaved and unruly canine might well agree it is no fun for anyone. Of course, training a dog […]

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‘World’s Ugliest Dog’ Picture Contest Offers Prizes & Fun (updated)

Ventura County, California (PRWEB) October 6, 2005 is pleased to announce the “World’s Ugliest Dog” Picture Contest, the first in a series of fun and friendly global dog and puppy photo competitions. While knows there are no truly ugly dogs, some have a certain, um, well, kisser, that appeals most to […]

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