Shampoos meant for dogs with sensitive skin should contain as few ingredients as possible. A shorter ingredients list means the product has fewer possible ingredients that can potentially cause a reaction. For this reason, hypoallergenic products generally omit some of the ingredients that provide some of the traits many of us are accustomed to having in a shampoo compounds we have come to expect in a shampooing experience, but that are unnecessary and potentially harmful to the truly super-sensitive dog.
Dog Health & Care
Teaching your dog to willingly accept her ears being handled will pay dividends - whether you need to medicate her ears with drops or just keep them clean.
Instead of tending to the bottle only when its time to apply medicated drops or ear wash, make a point to handle the bottle multiple times per day. Set the drops on the counter and toss your dog several small treats. She might be suspicious and ignore the treats at first....
Dog Training & Behavior
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Dog Health & Care
Before you embark on a trip with your dog, think of her individual preferences in addition to yours. Its wonderful when your dog is easygoing and gets along with everyone. Our dog is one of those she greets all humans and other dogs (and even cats and rabbits!) with a...
Thinking about the "Sit! Sit! SIT!" Syndrome
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