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BEWARE!! Blue Lacys Are A Vaccine Sensitive Breed ~

I am hearing more and more about Lacys with health problems such as auto immune deficiency, which is NOT a problem for our breed as a whole. Many if not all breeders do NOT know of the over vaccination issue.

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Should I Vaccinate For Lyme Disease?

In dogs, Lyme disease is a minor infection not nearly worthy of the attention it has received. Still, it is important not to discount Lyme disease in dogs completely lest one overlook an easily eliminated cause of chronic joint disease, especially in dogs in the Northeastern U.S.

If the disease pathology can be triggered from antigen alone, that means that vaccines are capable of inducing disease and that vaccines will convey cumulative damage with each administration.

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Boosting Your Dog’s Immune System~

World-leading nutraceutical researcher, Jon Barron has compiled a complete and well thought out list of items you might want to add to your dog’s diet to boost his immune health.

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The Ten Commandments Of Dog Training And Ownership~!

Instead of coddling and soothing your dog at the first sign of distress, let’s learn to ignore minor stress and moments of uncertainty. Trust that your dog is a creature designed to overcome challenges, and that she is much more resilient than you give her credit for. Like kids, your dog will take cues from your level of reaction as a guide for how strongly they should feel and be concerned about situations.

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Top 10 Pet Myths~

Eating Grass = A Sick Pet or an Upset Stomach
A purring cat is a happy cat and a wagging tail means a happy dog
When pets lick their wounds, it speeds up healing
An itchy pet is always a sign of fleas
Changing foods is bad for your pet’s digestion

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Ovary Removal Instead Of Spaying

When some savvy veterinarians took a fresh look at performing spays, a surgery we’ve been doing the exact same way for decades, they came up with a revised technique that accomplishes all of the objectives of the spay surgery with fewer complications. How cool is that?

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Dogs For Autism

Getting a pet may help children with autism to develop their social skills, if the furry friend is brought into the home when the child is about 5 years old, according to a new French study.
Researchers found that children with autism who got a pet after age 5 showed improvement in their abilities to share with others and to offer comfort, whereas those who had a pet since they were born, and those who never had a pet, showed no such improvement.

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Nosodes Instead Of Vaccinations~

Nosodes for our children instead of Vaccinations, the same is true for our pets: Truly educating oneself about vaccination requires an open minded analysis of the gray areas – the very areas that pharmaceutical companies and most likely your own doctor don’t like to admit even exist.

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Why Dogs Have A Hard Time Digesting Grains~

I love the site www.dogfoodadvisor.com. A great site to find a good dogfood or see how yours measures up.

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Cancer Cures Could Work For Canines And Humans

Cancer is the single biggest cause of death in dogs over the age of 2.

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Sponge Feeding Puppy

Great way to prevent aspirating a puppy by bottle feeding or tube feeding:

Sponge Feeding Video

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