Category Archives for Life With Dogs

Is Your Dog’s Bad Behavior Caused by a Health Problem?

 Is your puppy or adult dog acting strangely, being aggressive, fearful, phobic, hyperactive or depressed? Many of these and other canine “problem” behaviors can result from thyroid dysfunction,

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Ice-Melt Poses Pet Risks

Wall Street Journal 1/25/’11 by Gwendolyn Bounds When protecting dogs from harsh winter conditions, don’t overlook the paws.  Rock salt (sodium chloride), a common ice-melting agent, can irritate

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Fixes For Counter Surfing

Counter Surfing: an issue that can have costly consequences. Costly due to the loss of food, but potentially costly in vet bills if your dog gets something he shouldn’t. Because dogs repeat behaviors

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Your Dog Is A Political Issue

by:  Catherine O’Driscoll Article Excerpt from January 2011 The head of the VMD has written to us to say that he does not have the power to withdraw redundant one-year vaccines from the market,

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