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Dangers of Retractable Leashes

Dangers of Retractable Leashes

Contrary to popular perception, a retractable leash isn’t really a leash. It’s basically a length of thin cord wound around a spring-loaded device inside a plastic handle designed to fit comfortably in a person’s hand. A button located on the handle controls how much...
Adult Dog Separation Anxiety

Adult Dog Separation Anxiety

Even adult dogs can suffer from separation anxiety. The trigger: they become agitated when they’re separated from their owners. Some are stressed before their owners leave and some may try to keep them from leaving. Within minutes of their owners’ departure, they’ll...
Acupuncture for Dogs

Acupuncture for Dogs

What precisely is dog acupuncture and how does it work? According to the philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine, illness is caused by an imbalance of vital energies in the body. Acupuncture, an important aspect of this philosophy, focuses on restoring the body’s...
The Rewards of Dog Ramps and Dog Stairs

The Rewards of Dog Ramps and Dog Stairs

Older dogs struggling with mobility? Is your cherished canine companion finding it nearly im-paws-ible to climb steps or climb onto or off of surfaces? Is he either panting or yelping after completing a once-easy jump – be it into the car or onto a couch? Is he...
Addison’s Disease in Dogs

Addison’s Disease in Dogs

Addison’s disease or hypoadrenocorticism is the result of decreased hormone production in the cortex (outer part) of a dog’s adrenal glands. Located close to the kidneys, the adrenal glands are a pair of small glands, each of which is comprised of an outer cortex and...

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