Category Archives: Dog Health Issues

Dog Chicken Jerky Treats from China: An Update

Dog chicken jerky treats from China We’ve all heard of the problems related to dog chicken jerky treats produced in China.  There have been thousands of illnesses reported after our dogs have eaten these chicken jerky dog treats.  In fact … Continue reading

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How Good is Beneful Dog Food?

Is Beneful good for dogs?  Just how good is Beneful dog food? Here is the answer.  Beneful is not a good dog food. For one thing, there have been many complaints from dog owners after their dog has eaten Beneful.  … Continue reading

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Is Beneful Dog Food Good for Dogs?

Is Beneful good for dogs? We have probably all seen television commercials of Purina Beneful dog food.   They are very impressive. It seems that the dog food is a major contributor to the dog’s energy and health.  After watching the … Continue reading

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Dogs and Cold Temperatures – They Just Don’t Mix

Do you agree that dogs and cold temperatures don’t mix?  Dogs are pretty tough.  But I feel that they should not be left outside if the temperature gets below freezing. 

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How to Exercise Your Dog to Prevent Future Health Problems

How to exercise your dog Senior dogs may start having serious health problems as they age.  Many of these problems relate to lack of exercise as a younger dog. The bottom line is that the owner should not start exercising … Continue reading

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Beagles Used for Testing – This is Sickening

Beagles used for testing You have probably heard of the federal testing on beagles.  These poor little guys spend most of their lives in cages. The tests that I am aware of can be outrageous.  One involves hooking up dogs … Continue reading

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Dog Health Issues – Dog Restraint in Cars: Do They Work?

Restraining dogs in cars Do you use any dog restraint in cars?  Do you think it is necessary? The vast majority of people don’t think so. For many years I never buckled up my dogs when traveling.  I didn’t think … Continue reading

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How Can We Stop Puppy Mills?

What are some ways to stop puppy mills? One of the best ways is to do what the city of Los Angles did when they banned the retail sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits.  This means that pet stores will … Continue reading

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How Can We Prevent Animal Abuse? Unchain Your Dog

How can we prevent animal abuse? Animal abuse takes many forms.  The topic I speak of today is a dog on a chain.  I will probably step on a few people’s toes with this post. 

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Purebred vs. Mixed Breed – What Kind of Dog Should You Buy?

Purebred vs. mixed breed What kind of dog should you buy?  There are pluses and minuses for each. 

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