Weekly Woof from the Web

And another woof…

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Itchy skin disease in dogs is often baffling and very difficult to treat; this is an interesting take on a tricky condition: Getting to the outside of your itchy dog’s skin condition

Here’s another great, straight-forward piece on canine signaling: Dog Body Language

Always, always, always keep medications, supplements and other similar bits and pieces well away from pets and remember that dogs can chew through safety bottles and containers so even more care should be taken. A recent threat to dog safety but one we need to be aware of: Are E-Cigarettes Dangerous to Pets (Hint: YES!)

With dogs living longer and longer due to better care, we are seeing more and more old age disease such as canine cognitive dysfunction.

A dog showing fearful responses already feels pretty lousy about the world at that moment, so adding a scary, painful or intimidating interaction on top of that is not going to help because it makes no sense to punish a fearful dog!

There’s lots going on when you and your dog gaze lovingly at one another – Why eye contact can help you bond with dogs.

6 TED talks for Dog Lovers – I’m sure there are at least a couple of dog lovers around here somewhere….

Yep, that’s the spot…now, don’t stop!

This is why Daisy goes first…Cooper!!

 

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