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Acanthosis Nigricans in Dogs
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Acanthosis Nigricans in Dogs

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Acupressure & Canine Massage Therapy
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Acupressure & Canine Massage Therapy

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Acupuncture Treatment for Dogs With Allergies
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Acupuncture Treatment for Dogs With Allergies

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How to Administer Ear Drops
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How to Administer Ear Drops

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Will Advantix Kill Existing Ticks?
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Will Advantix Kill Existing Ticks?

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Does It Affect a Dog to Clip Their Whiskers?
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Does It Affect a Dog to Clip Their Whiskers?

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Allergy-Free Dogs With Human-Like Hair

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 ...

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"I like my whiskers just the way they are, thanks very much."

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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Keep his teeth healthy for life with regular tooth brushing.

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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The doberman's distinctive coloring is produced by the tan points agouti pattern.

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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A Doberman's tail is typically docked two to five days following birth.

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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Akitas are brown-eyed dogs.

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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Some believe the Maltese to be a hypoallergenic breed.

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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Dogs are vulnerable to sunburn, especially on the face.

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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Get your pooch squeaky-clean without soap.

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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Dogs get a whiff of anal sac fluids when they sniff each others' butts.

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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Antibiotics can help save your dog from infection.

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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Vinegar in your pup's food may protect him from mite infestation.

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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A thorough bath should be the first step in eliminating fleas from your dog's coat.

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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The Chihuahua's small size makes him vulnerable to injury.

What Is the Average Body Length in a Chihuahua?

What Is the Average Body Length in a Chihuahua?. Named after the Mexican state of Chihuahua, the world's smallest dogs are popular pets not just because of their intelligence and ...
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It is important to keep your dog's nails trimmed.

The Average Cost of Nail Clipping for Dogs

The Average Cost of Nail Clipping for Dogs. A dog’s nails grow continuously, much in the same way as a humans. It is vitally important that you keep your dog’s nails ...
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Labs have black, chocolate, ivory or yellow fur coats.

The Average Height & Weight of Labs

The Average Height & Weight of Labs. Labrador retrievers, long among the most popular breeds of dog worldwide, are known to be gentle and easy to train. They're also high-energy ...
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Only a veterinarian can prescribe Bactoderm.

Bactroban & Dogs

Bactroban & Dogs. Bactroban is the brand name of a prescription antibiotic for humans; its active ingredient is mupirocen. The canine version of the product is called Bactoderm; ...
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