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6 Reasons Why Being a Dog Owner Contribute to Better Health

Having pets is one of the best ways to enrich our lives. Apart from providing you with unconditional love, constant companionship, and entertainment, having a dog (or a cat) can actually lengthen your lifespan and improve your health.  In today’s post, we are listing down reasons why being a dog-owner is actually helping you achieve better health: 1. Stabilizes the …

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Potty Training: Getting Your Dog to Go Outside in the Rain

Successfully training your dog to potty outside is one thing. It’s another when it’s pouring outside and your pet refuses to “do his business” because of the rain. Even the most water-loving pooch will not pee or poop in the middle of a downpour. That’s because that’s not part of their training. This is one thing you have to consider …

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Common Health Complications in Dogs After Giving Birth

Normally, a dog giving birth is an uneventful process. The pregnant dog will go into labor and within a couple of hours, the pups are out. But breeding a dog or helping a dog give birth is a messy, sometimes heartbreaking business. Birthing is a delicate process and sometimes, things could go wrong. And your top priority is the health …

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Causes of Third Eyelid Showing in Dogs

The nictitating membrane – also known as the third eyelid – is a translucent eyelid. It works to protect and boost moisture to the eyes, like a windshield. Some species of reptiles, birds and sharks have the nictitating membrane. Pets like cats and dogs have third eyelids too. The membrane is located in the inner corner of the eyes. It …

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Treating and Preventing Runny Nose in Dogs

Dog noses are naturally moist and cool to the touch. It shouldn’t be runny or constantly dripping. Just like in humans, runny nose in dogs is caused by an irritant in the nasal passages. The irritant could be anything from an allergen to microbes. If your dog’s nose is runny and he’s sneezing, it;s likely an allergic reaction. If say, …

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