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Diet Conditioning and Precautions

Many people experience problems when they try to get their dog to eat some food it isn’t used to. These problems particularly become apparent

when you want to shift from kibble feeding to a more healthy raw natural diet. There are many cases of this causing the dog to vomit. And the owner then, naturally, thinks that there is a problem with the raw food…

Again: Wrong conclusion.

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Can Dogs Predict Earthquakes?

In 373 B.C., historians recorded that animals, including rats, snakes and weasels, deserted the Greek city of Helice in droves just days before a quake devastated the place.

In September 2003 a medical doctor in Japan made headlines with a study that indicated erratic behavior in dogs, such as excessive barking or biting, could be used to forecast quakes.

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Jerky Treats Causing Fanconi Syndrome in Dogs

The American Veterinary Medical Association recently has posted a Media
Alert warning veterinarians that multiple brands of jerky treats
manufactured in China have been making dogs sick.

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Health Problems Due To Overfeeding

Feed a quality all-natural diet. If you don’t want to feed a raw diet at least feed it an all-natural commercial diet.

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What is Diatomaceous Earth and How Does It Kill Insects?

Diatomaceous earth is a remarkable, all-natural product made from tiny fossilized water plants.

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Good Dogs Live Longer?

Research on animals from ants to apes has found that different individuals have different personalities. Some are timid, others aggressive. Biologists have proposed that temperaments evolved along with life history. Bold, aggressive animals use a lot of energy fast in relatively short lives, the thinking goes, whereas calmer animals last longer, saving themselves to reproduce later in life.

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Calcium For Puppies ~

You must add the right amount of calcium to a pup’s homemade diet. Adult dogs can regulate their absorption of calcium, retaining what they need and excreting the rest. Puppies, particularly young puppies, can’t do this, so too much or too little calcium is harmful, especially during periods of rapid growth.

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Xylitol ~ Sugarless Gum= Death to Canines

Please join us in demanding that this product be either removed from products or that those products that contain Xylitol bear an appropriate warning to protect our canine friends.

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Death Cap Mushrooms ~

Do NOT eat these mushrooms. Dogs, children, adults, even horses can dier from their toxicity. Keep your loved ones safe.

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Learned Components of Aggression

Learning and conditioning aggravate most forms of interdog aggression.

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