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Does It Affect a Dog to Clip Their Whiskers?

Does It Affect a Dog to Clip Their Whiskers?. If you've ever taken Duke to the groomer, perhaps you've been asked about trimming his whiskers. A slight trim won't cause hurt him, ...
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What Age Do You Need to Start Brushing Puppies' ...

What Age Do You Need to Start Brushing Puppies' Teeth?. Oral hygiene is just as important for dogs as it is for humans. If left without brushing, your dog's teeth will get a ...
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Agouti Hair Pattern in Dogs

Agouti Hair Pattern in Dogs. The agouti series is a set of genes in certain dogs that determines which cells produce black pigmentation. Four different genes exist in the in the ...
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AKC Regulations Concerning Tail Docking

AKC Regulations Concerning Tail Docking. The American Kennel Club recognizes tail docking as an acceptable practice for dogs. The AKC only recognizes tail docking in the case of ...
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Do Akitas Have Blue Eyes?

Do Akitas Have Blue Eyes?. If someone tells you their blue-eyed dog is an Akita, it's almost certainly a mixed breed. The Akita breed standard allows only brown eyes in the dog -- ...
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Allergy-Free Dogs With Human-Like Hair

Allergy-Free Dogs With Human-Like Hair. Unfortunately for dog lovers who are allergic to pet dander, there’s no such thing as an allergy-free dog. Certain breeds that have ...
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Is Aloe Spray Gel for Sunburn Safe to Use on a ...

Is Aloe Spray Gel for Sunburn Safe to Use on a Dog?. Since ancient times, sap from the aloe vera plant has served in wound treatment and sunburn relief. Over-the-counter sprays ...
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Alternatives to Soap for Bathing a Dog

Alternatives to Soap for Bathing a Dog. If you're used to washing your dog in fancy shampoos, you may panic when you run out. It's important to know that you do not need soap to ...
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Anal Gland Infections in Pets

Anal Gland Infections in Pets. Anal sacs -- sometimes called anal glands although they aren't glands by definition -- are small pouches between the inner and outer anal sphincter ...
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Antirobe for Dogs

Antirobe for Dogs. Antirobe, a brand name of the drug clindamycin, is an antibiotic that combats several types of bacterial infections in dogs. Some dogs should not receive ...
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Apple Cider Treatment for Dogs With Mites on the ...

Apple Cider Treatment for Dogs With Mites on the Skin. Mites signal mange, and whether it is the more common demodectic mange or the rarer sarcoptic mange, you want to rid your ...
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At-Home Dog Wash for Fleas

At-Home Dog Wash for Fleas. Prevention is the best cure -- especially when it comes to combating fleas in your home and on your dog. But if your dog happens to pick up a few of ...
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