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How Second-Hand Smoke Affects Your Pet

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If you smoke, you should have first thought about its adverse effects not only on your health but also on your pet’s health.  Besides the obvious danger of lung cancer, cats and dogs lick the residual tar and nicotine from their coats, which can contribute to throat and mouth cancer. If you want to have this be your emotional support …

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Flea Treatment for Dogs

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Nothing irritates both a dog and an owner quite as much as fleas. In fact, most types of animals such as cats, cows, monkeys even humans are affected by these tiny nuisances. They are common parasites, but can be very difficult to remove. Even when you do manage to kill the fleas, their eggs can remain for months afterward, guaranteeing …

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Mountain Cur – A Dog Owner’s Guide

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This is a dog that strikes fear in the heart of others but remains loyal to his master. It is the Mountain Cur, a one-of-a-kind dog prided for his courageous heart. Perhaps, you believe this may be the dog for you! But, be warned this is a not breed meant for the faint of heart. However, if you’re a good …

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Can Dogs Eat Ice Cream?

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So you’ve bought some ice cream and now your dog is looking at you with its big puppy-like eyes. You instantly ask, should I share some? Your answer is sadly, no you shouldn’t do it. Even though it is not downright a dangerous dairy product, it is still not considered a good treat for your little furry friend. It is always …

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Autumn with your Emotional Support dog

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You really can’t beat an autumn morning, can you? Air so crisp and fresh you can see each breath. Warm colored leaves falling from the trees, giving that satisfying crunch underneath your shoes. Bright sunshine, but chilly enough to wrap up in a warm coat and soft scarf. If your emotional support dog is enjoyable walking with then you’re in luck, …

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Dogs, Depression & What You Can Do To Help

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The conversation surrounding mental health in America has picked up recently, especially since one in four Americans suffer from a mental disorder. However, did you know that many people don’t realize that dogs also suffer from mental health issues too. According to IFLScience, the first 30 minutes of being left alone is usually the most stressful time for a dog. …

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All About The Doberman

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The average lifespan of a doberman is just 10 years or 120 months or 3652 days. However you think of it, big dogs simply don’t last as long as smaller breeds. Which doesn’t make sense when you look at mammals in general. The BlueWhale lives for 80 years, yet a bat will only live for a maximum of 10 years. Yet within …

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4 Important Factors to Consider While Taking In An Emotional Support Animal

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There are millions of pet dogs, cats, rabbits, birds and other kinds of animals living in households all over the world. They’re loved and taken care of. Often we bring a cat or dog just so that our little ones can have a playmate. A furry little fellow jumping from the couch to the table seems all too exciting and …

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Keeping Your Emotional Support Animal Comfortable At Home

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It’s no secret that emotional support animals can make a big difference to those with a qualified mental or emotional disorder. As noted in a 2014 study by researchers at Georgia State University, the support of an animal can significantly reduce anxiety, loneliness, and other stress-related conditions. Those who have emotional support animals testify to the great importance their pets have in their …

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How To Pet Proof Your Garden

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You have your home, complete with a lush and beautiful garden! So now you’re thinking of getting a pet. That’s wonderful! However, with the new addition to your family, there are extra things to consider when designing your garden. Whether it’s an exotic cat breed or a reliable emotional support dog breed, you need to take proper measures to ensure …

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Emotional Support Animals & Therapy to Combat Chronic Pain

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An estimated 100 million U.S. adults experience chronic pain, a condition influenced by biological, psychological, and social factors that is usually and optimally managed by treatments that address not only its biological causes but also its psychological and social influences and consequences. These causes and symptoms can be alleviated by these treatments, but the treatments and quality of life of the …

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Is Prednisone Safe for Dogs?

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Prednisone is one of the most commonly prescribed steroids in both human and veterinary medicine. It’s used to treat a variety of ailments from joint pain to cancer. If your dog has been prescribed prednisone, there is a long list of things you should be aware of before you give them that first pill. Always work with your veterinarian to …