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Minimum Standards Launched For Online Pet Classified Advertising

An initiative has been launched (coincidentally the same day as BBC Scotland aired - "The Dog Trade" highlighting illegal puppy farming and advertising) introducing minimum standards for classified ad websites to ensure the welfare of animals bei...

IrishDogs Is In the Clouds

www.IrishDogs.ie website has just completed its move to a cloud based dedicated server. For all our doggie (and human) visitors this means that your surfing experience will be - Very Fast Very Responsive Very Safe Very Easy With over Six Thousand...

Dope For Dogs ...

It's pot for pets! Seriously sick dogs are being fed cannabis-laced treats in a bid to make their lives more bearable. The reefer-spiked tidbits are the latest products to be marketed by the medical marijuana industry, reports Quartz. Owners are d...

Dog Flu Outbreak in Chicago

More than 1,000 dogs have become ill and at least five have died in a dog flu epidemic that has affected the Chicago area since mid-March, an official says. These numbers may be conservative and are likely to continue to increase as some vete...

'Love Hormone' Bonds Dogs And Humans

You love your dog -- and you just KNOW that your dog loves you back, right? A new study could confirm what many of us have been thinking all along. The so-called 'love hormone' oxytocin, linked to bonding in humans, could have played a key r...

Kissing Dogs May Improve Your Health

A team of researchers at the University of Arizona is setting out to determine whether dog saliva can be good for human health. Everyone who has a dog knows the positive effect they can have on your mood and well-being, but this new study will...

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Training Your Dog Can Be Fun, If Done Properly

// Dog training is a subject that has to be handled with care. Your dog has to be trained but it has to be done the humane way. The training must not incorporate factors that might harm it morally or physically. Here are some tips to ensure ...

Symptoms of Canine Depression

// Depression has become a common and serious problem among people today. Unfortunately, this illness is not limited to humans alone. Like many others so called human illnesses, depression can also affect dogs as well. The difference between...

About Probiotics

// Probiotics are bacteria or yeast that improve health. They were discovered by a Russian biologist, Elie Metchnikoff. The bacteria are found in certain foods and supplements where they are found in liquid, pill, or powder form. Benefits Pr...

5 Of The Best Growth Supplements For Dogs

// If you want your dog to grow large and muscular and the food you are giving him can't do the job, you should not worry. This is because you can give him the following growth supplements. Vitamin A This is a yellow pigment that is found in...

Wet Dog Food Verses Dry Dog Food

// The funny thing is that food for dogs is manufactured by humans and none of us can or will ever know what is going on in a dog's mind. Why do they decline to eat certain food items even though it cost us a lot and looked very attractive (...

Train Your Dog the Loving Way

// Training your dog and making it fit the cultured civilisation, is one big baffling task. But no matter what at one has to ensure that this is done and that too done at the correct pace. Training your dog has to be done in a proper way, de...

Why Groom Your Dog?

// Grooming your dog is one of the most important things and unfortunately one of the most ignored ones too. Most pet owners find it hard to take out some time to groom their dog and some others don't think it is that important. Combing and ...