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Hereditary Problems of the Doberman Pinscher

Out of all dog breeds, perhaps the Doberman Pinscher is most suited for the role of guard dog. However behind the Doberman Pinscher’s tough exterior comes a myriad of health issues to be dealt with as well. What diseases should we look out for in Doberman Pinschers? As with other dog breeds, the “Dobie” or […]

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Grooming Your Senior Dog

By By Kathy Salzberg | Posted: May 12, 2012, 9 a.m. EDT A visit to the groomer can be at most risky and at least stressful for geriatric dogs. It is not uncommon for senior dogs to have health issues that make grooming more of a challenge. Arthritis, back and […]

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Irish Setter dog: Irish Setters – Health Issues

by haley7 The Irish Setter dog is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Irish Setters are a beautiful and magnificent breed of dog but like most large breeds they have several health issues that will challenge them throughout their lives. Some of the health issues may be hereditary or issues […]

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Is A Toy Dog Also An Unhealthy Size For A Dog?

A reader asked.. I know teacup dogs have all those health issues and are sickly runts, but what about “toy” size dogs? Do they also have a large chance of getting illness’s and can you get them from animal shelters to? And is there size dangerous for them also like teacups since they are like […]

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Stopping Dog Aggression

There is always a reason for aggressive behavior in dogs. If you can discover the reason for the aggression, you can usually correct or at least control a dog’s aggression. Some breeds of dogs have gotten a really bad reputation of late; pit bulls, rottweilers, and chows, for example. Some breeds are even forbidden in […]

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Does Your Dog Look Like he is Suffering From Stress? 6 Easy Ideas to De-stress Your Dog

The long term impacts of stress have long been overlooked when it comes to our pets. In a human being, stress can result in health issues, it can interfere in our relationships with others, and we may become unbalanced, irritable and aggressive towards those around us. What makes us think that dogs don’t feel the […]

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Pug Dog Health Care Tips

Pugs are quite popular today not only for their pleasing personality, but also for their loyal companionship. Although generally quite healthy, there are some pug dog health concerns that are specific to this breed of dog.

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Discover Basic Yet Brilliant Canine Health Tips

Before you welcome any dog into your home, regardless of what dog you get, a rescue dog from a shelter or a pedigree from a breeder, you must be aware of dog health issues. You should realize that any pet, even pure breeds, can develop a serious illness and all pets require vaccinations.

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