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Tear Stains and Your Pet - not just a cosmetic issue

We recently asked our readers what pet health and behavior problems they were most interested in learning more about, and “What causes tear stains in dogs and cats?” and “What’s the best way to remove tear stains?” were among the top questions we received. In my research for this article, I’ve discovered that tear staining is a more complicated issue than I had previously assumed. Here’s why:There are several possible contributing factors and underlying causes when it comes to tear stains in pets, each requiring a different treatment, and often several of these different factors are present in a single animal.  In the following paragraphs we will describe these, and suggest some tips for dealing with tear stains, but it...

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Avoid these Halloween Hazards to your Dog

Just a reminder of potential problems to avoid during Spooky Season!Halloween Candy is a definite temptation for Fido, and definitely off the menu! Be on the lookout for candy left out for holiday visitors, and also for the treats which little goblins accidentally dropped in the dark, in your own yard or on your walking route. You may want to keep a few appropriate doggie treats on hand, in case your pup becomes jealous from being left out of all the treat sharing!On Halloween Night, will ‘Trick or Treaters’, or other costumed company be coming to your door? Repeated knocks and doorbell rings disturb many dogs, so perhaps it would be best to secure them away from the action on...

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Pet-Proof That Room!

Imagine you’re having company stay over, an old friend, family member… maybe even a date! You are going to double check to be sure those socks are off the floor, do some preparation, make the place more accommodating, and consider what might make their stay more pleasant for everyone, right? We're going to try to avoid this OK, now you're in the mindset to Puppy-Proof! While a new furry family member may not care about your decorating skills, he or she needs to  feel at home in the new place. It’s true that a healthy home is a happy home, and there is a LOT to do to be sure a furry house guest is safe and healthy...

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Choosing the Best Food For Your Dog: Thinking Critically About Your Dog's Food:

Some hints and tips to help you find the right food for your dog: By Frenchie Long-Sabados One of the questions I hear most often is “what is the best food on the market”? The reason for this question is simple: animals are family, and just like children we want them to have the best possible care and food the market has to offer. However, this question is not always so easy to answer. There will always be a “top quality” food on the market, and one of them will ALWAYS be the best. However, the BEST may not be what is RIGHT for your canine companion... I hope that the following information will help you to feel more comfortable...

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