6 Ways to Find a Good Veterinarian
Good veterinarians are hard to come by. It’s getting harder to find the country vet who knows all about you and your dog and can tell you all of the local gossip. Vets who offered discounts for multiple pets and client loyalty are disappearing. In his place we have vets with more sophisticated equipment but often less time for you and your dog. He or she may see lots of clients every day and be part of a large practice. You may not see the same vet each time you go to the offices.Kids and Canines – Safety Tips
Kids and dogs seem to naturally go together. You could say that every dog deserves a kid. But there can be dangers when children and dogs interact.Simple Dog Grooming Basics
Every dog needs to be groomed. Whether you have a shorthaired dog that simply needs to have a brush rubbed over him or a Maltese with a long, flowing coat that requires continual care, your dog needs for you to attend to his grooming needs.Leave Dog Breeding to the Professionals
Hip dysplasia. Deafness. Progressive retinal atrophy. Liver shunt. Epilepsy. These are all canine diseases that can be passed, at least in part, through genetics in dogs. It’s not easy to breed a litter of puppies and be responsible for them. It’s not easy to produce puppies that don’t have diseases or health problems. In fact, to breed healthy puppies it takes breeders who are willing to spend the time and money to health test their dogs, go through genetic screening to eliminate health problems, and try to produce puppies in each generation that are free from disease.How Long Will My Dog Live?
When you bring home that cute puppy most of us aren’t thinking about how many years we’ll have together. All we’re thinking about is how adorable he is and how fast we can hide everything he wants to chew on. So, it’s amazing how fast the years go by and gray starts to show up in our friend’s muzzle. Maybe you’re starting to wonder how long your dog will live.