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Big Dogs

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Pet owners will relate with many of these “tips” for spoiling your pet. No matter how we spoil our pets, it’ll all add up to happy, healthy pets!

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Puppies are naturally curious, so puppy proofing your house is important. These puppy proofing tips will help keep your puppy out of danger.

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Learn about Cerenia, a nausea-controlling drug that helps dogs with motion sickness.

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With a few healthy life style changes and possibly a pet med such as Rimadyl, the improvement in an arthritic dog’s quality of life can be amazing.

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Would it surprise you to learn that blood pressure can be checked in cats and dogs, too? Actually, a blood pressure reading can be an important part of monitoring your pet’s overall health.

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Dog anxiety is difficult for both the dog and the dog owner. Veterinarian offers options you might consider if your dog has anxiety issues.

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Lots of FUN suggestions for how to exercise dogs. Exercise is extremely important for your dog’s health and to help him behave properly.

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The most mindful of dog owners still occasionally miss a potentially dangerous household situation. Amazing story of a dog chewing cans and a jar!

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Must-Haves For Your Big Dog

by Barb S. on November 23, 2009

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Big dogs, although they need some of the same items all dogs need, also have special needs because of their size. I have these for each of my Newfs, and it makes their lives more comfortable, and, I believe, better.

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Big Dogs mean Big Health Bills

by Barb S. on October 19, 2009

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We love our animals a lot and will do anything for them. Even though these big boys often put a dent in my wallet, they are worth their weight in laughs, licks and that famous “Newfie lean.”

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Big Dogs and Hips

by Barb S. on September 18, 2009

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Dulse, my 12-year-old Newf, had a PennHip score done when he was 4 months old. I had been taking care of him, and his littermate, Baci, for the breeder, who usually kept her pups until they had their PennHips done. A PennHip is a special type of X-ray that determines the laxity (or the looseness) […]

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Loss and Gain

by Barb S. on September 8, 2009

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When I brought Rudder into my life last November, it was just 3 months after I lost one of my Newfs, Baci, who had just turned 11. Baci was diagnosed with bone cancer in June of 2008. Bone cancer is a common canine cancer, especially of big breeds. I did everything I could for Baci, […]

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Big Dogs and Destruction!

by Barb S. on July 23, 2009

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My newest big dog, Rudder, a boisterous 2-year-old Newfoundland, was watching the cat, Max, through the screen door the other day, when I heard a huge “BANG!” I looked over and the door was pushed halfway in, and Max was on the other side of the room, ears back. Rudder was still on his side […]

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