Dog Health

Dog Days of Summer – Keep Your Pets Safe from The Heat

June 27, 2012 Dog Health

The dog days of summer are here and we should all be aware of our pets and there exposure to these hot days.  As a professional trainer, I limit my doggie clients workouts to short periods of time (10-15 minutes) when it is hot and have plenty of water and shade available. Below is an […]

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Can Dogs And Cats Get H1N1?

December 1, 2009 Dog Health

Can dogs get H1N1? As it turns out, yes dogs can get a strain of the virus and it may be coming here to the USA.  In fact, it may already be here.  The American Medical Veterinary Association reported last month that a cat in Iowa had contacted the H1N1 virus. Since that point in […]

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Xylitol’s Side Effects For Your Dog – Poison

March 21, 2007 Dog Health

In light of the recent dog recall, I thought this might be a good time to mention another health concern for dogs. Xylitol is a sugar substitute used in items such as chewing gum, mints, nicotine gum, chewable vitamins, and oral-care products. It is also purchased in granulated form and used as a sweetener for […]

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