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Why Choose All Natural Pet Care Products?

For most people our pets are a part of the family and keeping them safe is highly important.  Choosing pet care products that are not only safe for our pets but safe for us too is increasing in popularity (and why not, right?).  Staying healthy inside and out helps your pet live a longer and more prosperous life. Pawsmetics prides themselves on being able to say that our pet care products are ALL NATURAL.  It means that our shampoos, conditioners, and sprays are made of natural products and contain no harmful chemicals.  Many shampoos in the market today claim to

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Is Your Dog Healthy?

As a dog owner, you should be well aware that an important aspect of your relationship with your dog is your concern for, and your protection of, your dog’s health. Your dog can contribute a lot to your life – being a great companion and keeping you safe. However you need to be ever alert to any changes in your dog’s behavior which may indicate a health problem, particularly if your dog: drinks an excessive amounts of water, loses his appetite, becomes overly tired or sluggish, has difficulty sitting or standing, develops any strange bumps or lumps on his head

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Is My Dog Fat?

You’ve wondered, perhaps, if your dog was a little pudgy. But he doesn’t seem to mind it; he runs and plays as well as he always has. Besides, he loves to eat and he’s adorable, to boot! Being overweight is harmful to his overall well being and puts your dog at risk for many diseases; among them diabetes, cardiovascular disease and arthritis. How can I determine if my dog Is overweight? The most effective way to determine if a pet is obese is by using a 9-point scoring system used by veterinarians in evaluating the body condition of pets. A

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Why E-Cigarettes are Deadly to Dogs

A New Risk To Your Best Friend: E-Cigarettes Over the past two to three years, the use of e-cigarettes has increased exponentially among smokers who wish to quit the habit and believe they can do so by getting their nicotine hit through a vaporizer. However, this means more people are likely to have e-cigs lying around on coffee tables or other surfaces accessible to their dog. This can lead to catastrophic consequences, as a vaporizer represents a threat to your dog’s health on two fronts: the lithium ion battery and the flavored liquid high in nicotine. The Lithium Ion Battery

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5 Dog Breeds For Those With Allergies

Sometimes having allergies is just the worst. Not only do you have to endure sneezing, a runny nose, itchy eyes, and other symptoms whenever you come into contact with your allergens, you are also excluded from many of the activities “normal” people get to do without thinking about it. High up on that list is having a dog when you are allergic to them. Luckily for you, there are several great dog breeds that are almost hypoallergenic. Consider getting one of these breeds and gain a new companion without your allergies getting in your way. 1. American Hairless Terrier –

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How Can Oatmeal Shampoo Benefit Your Dog?

With so many available dog shampoos in the market, it can truly be confusing on the part of owners to pick which one is most suitable and would give the best benefits. One of the most favorite options these days is the oatmeal shampoo, which you’ve probably heard of already. It’s highly recommended by many vets too. Why is the oatmeal shampoo beneficial for your dog? Moisturizing of Skin Just like humans, the dog’s largest organ is the skin. Hence, it needs to be given proper care and attention. Oatmeal has always been helpful when it comes to moisturizing the

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Just How Much Exercise Does Your Dog Need To Be Healthy And Happy?

Although we tend feel we need to follow an exercise program to keep ourselves physically fit, the truth is that regular physical activity makes us happier too. And, the impact of exercise on our dogs is no different. Your dog needs daily exercise to stay healthy and to be happy. In fact, this is so true that there is an axiom saying just that, “A tired dog is a happy dog.” And, just between you and me, another truth is that a happy dog equals a happy owner. But, just how much exercise does your dog need? Well, it depends

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Brushing Your Dog’s Teeth

Brushing your dog’s teeth isn’t just about fresh breath. It’s an essential part of good oral care, and good oral care is important to your dog’s overall health. Although most people aren’t aware of it, periodontal, or gum disease is a common, serious problem in dogs. Yet brushing your dog’s teeth can prevent it! Veterinarians estimate that 85 percent of dogs over five years of age suffer from periodontal disease, which develops when food particles and bacteria collect along the gum line and form soft deposits called plaque. Over time, the plaque turns into rock-hard tartar. If tartar isn’t removed

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3 Ways to Help Your Dog Grow Healthy Coat

Healthy skin and lustrous fur make dogs a real pleasure to pet. Itchy skin, dull coats and ‘unwanted guests’ on your dog’s fur, however, can sometimes strike. And when they do, what’s a pet owner to do? Protein and fatty acids a day keep dull coat away Given today’s quality of pet food, it’s hard for dogs to suffer from severe nutritional deficiency (unless they are not getting any food at all). If you are making your pet’s food at home, however, you may want to skip the all-chicken or low-fat diet as these are not properly balanced to give

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5 Human Foods That Are Actually Harmful to Dogs

Sharing your favorite food with your pet is not always a good idea, even though you might think that what’s safe for humans should be safe for animals too. (Some vegetarians may be tempted to apply their food choices to their dogs, but as veterinarians have more access to studies that link pet illness to food choices, more and more pet owners are also aware that certain vegetables can actually kill pets when they ingest them.) That is not always the case, as certain foods we love tend to create different responses when ingested by our animal best friends. Here

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