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Archive for July, 2010


Dog Ear Infection.

Dealing with a dog ear infection early is one of the most important ways to prevent it from getting out of control. Dogs are often afflicted with ear infections caused by yeast or bacteria. Breeds that have long droopy ears require a cleaning regime to prevent infections, but sometimes a dog ear infection can occur […]

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Organic Dog Food.

Contrary to what we have been led to believe, feeding a dog commercially available dog food is not a healthy choice to feed to your dog day in and day out. Imagine eating the same thing day after day with no break in the monotony. It’s no wonder that dogs develop allergies to these foods […]

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Hot Spots On Dogs.

What are hot spots on dogs? They are wounds on areas of your dog’s skin that are red, raised and oozing. You may not notice them for a few days, or you may notice them right away and wonder where they came from. They can appear very quickly and may be a reaction to something, […]

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Dog Skin Irritation.

There are many different causes of dog skin irritation, and pinpointing the exact cause is the best way to deal with it.  It is very uncomfortable for your dog to live with a skin irritation, and so the sooner you can find a solution to this discomfort by pinpointing the cause. Investigating the cause of […]

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Contact Allergy.

Dogs can develop various types of allergies, and one of these types of allergies is a contact allergy. A contact allergy can occur when your dog seems to develop sensitivity to something almost overnight. Basically, a contact allergy can be from anything that comes in contact with your dog and causes a reaction. There are […]

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Bacterial Allergy.

There are five main types of allergy that your dog can suffer from.  These include:  Flea Allergies, Inhalant Allergies, Food Allergies, Contact Allergies and Bacterial Allergies. While most allergies can be treated by removing or eliminating the source of the irritant, bacterial allergies are a little bit more complex. A dog has natural bacteria which […]

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Dog Food For Allergies.

Dogs can develop allergies to many things, including fleas, things they come into contact with, such as bedding or a flea collar or your living room carpet.  It is when they develop an allergy to the food that you feed to them that life can become really miserable for your dog. You may notice that […]

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Wellness Dog Food.

If your dog is exhibiting an intolerance to the food that you are currently feeding him, such as being overly itchy, scratching often and having dry skin, it may be time to look for an alternate food.  The main issue with store bought dog foods is that they contain a lot of fillers and ingredients […]

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Dog Health Problems.

Every dog owner has to deal with certain dog health problems at some point in their relationship with their pet.  It is knowing exactly what to look for in order to identify specific issues that you can either treat on your own and when you need to seek the professional medical advice or treatment of […]

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Flea Allergy.

One of the most common allergies that dogs can suffer from is flea allergy dermatitis.  It is directly caused by the saliva of the flea when it bites the dog’s skin.  The irritation that develops on the dog’s skin with the repeated flea bites can also lead to secondary infections. Just because your dog has […]

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