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When is the best age to spay or castrate your dog?


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Extract: Effective Options Regarding Spay or Neuter of DogsFrontiers in Veterinary SciencePublished 7 July 2020   Research TopicAssisting Decision-Making on Age of Neutering for 35 Breeds of Dogs: Associated Joint Disorders, Cancers, and Urinary Incontinence There has been much indecision with regard to when it is considered the best time to neuter your male or

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Life with a second puppy


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This article follows on from the introduction Adopting your Second Puppy, which explained the How and the Why our fluffy addition came about. On reflection, a real positive of adopting my second puppy was that I knew in advance exactly what I wanted for the future. Life with Freya had been perfect before Frankie and

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Foods poisonous to dogs


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This article complements the How to Poison your Dogposted under the blogs section here. The following list is not comprehensive, but covers the most common foods. Allium spp: Onions, garlic, leeks, shallots and chives – Symptoms, lethargy, weakness, decreased appetite, pale gums, fainting, reddish urine. Almonds and almond flour – not toxic but can pose potential

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How to poison your dog


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It can be quite easy to poison your dog; inadvertently of course, no loving owner sets out to do this on purpose. As a first time dog owner, I remember well how I discovered that some totally innocuous foodstuffs are extremely harmful to dogs. Freya was a few months old and we were having fun

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