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Urine stains can be a challenge to remove from carpet without the appropriate cleaners.

How to Get Dog Urine Smell Out of a Carpet

Canine urine combines ammonia, bacteria, hormones, and uric acid. As it breaks down, urine’s ammonia becomes more concentrated and releases mercaptan, a putrid-smelling gas. This is why it can be difficult to completely get dog urine smell out of carp
Parasites in dogs affect both the dogs internal systems, and external skin and ears.

Treatment and Signs of Parasites in Dogs

Parasites in dogs affect both the dogs internal organs like the heart and digestive system, their skin, and orifices like the nose and ears.
Microchipping a dog offers many advantages for locating the dog, and tracking health records.

5 Reasons to Microchip Your Dog

Microchipping your dog is a quick, easy, and inexpensive process and it is one-hundred percent worth it.
Canine rehabilitation therapists help provide dogs with physical rehab.

Helping Your Dog with Physical Therapy

The term “physical therapist” is reserved for practitioners who treat human patients, but canine rehabilitation therapists (that’s the correct term) provide the same assistance for dogs.
A dog with a fever can be comforted by cooling him down.

How to Comfort a Dog with a Fever

The two keys to relieving your dog’s fever are hydration and cooling his body temperature. Encourage your dog to drink water by mixing some low-sodium broth with water. To help lower your dog’s body temperature, apply cool wet cloths to his ears, paw pads, and belly.
How cold is to cold for a dog? It depends on the dog.

How Cold Is Too Cold for Dogs?

Cold tolerance varies widely among dogs and is affected by the dog’s size, coat, activity level, and individual preferences. It is important to understand when it is too cold to walk your individual dog.
Teething is a trying time for both puppies and their owners. Puppy teething toys can help.

How to Choose the Best Puppy Teething Toys

These days, there are an overwhelming number of puppy teething toys to choose from. When selecting toys, safety considerations like size and durability should always come first.
Homemade dog ear cleaner can make keeping your dogs ears much less expensive.

Homemade Ear Cleaner for Dogs

Some dogs’ ears stay clean without any attention or effort from us, but other dogs’ ears are prone to developing a dirty, stinky state...
Dramamine for dogs can relieve motion sickness.

Dramamine for Dogs

Dramamine, a brand name for the drug dimenhydrinate, is an antihistamine that is used off-label in many dogs for vestibular problems, including carsickness and...
Oral care is the way to freshen a dogs breath and keep it fresh.

How to Freshen Dog Breath

You can freshen dog breath at home, but you must be diligent.
DIY dog toothpaste can make an appetizing teeth cleaner dogs love.

Homemade Dog Toothpaste

You can experiment to design a custom toothpaste for your pup using an oil for a base, an abrasive cleaning agent, and a variety of natural flavors that your dog enjoys.
Ear mites in dogs are one of many potential causes of ear discomfort.

Ear Mites in Dogs

Ear mites in dogs cause an inflammatory reaction in their ear canals. The glands that line your dog’s ear canals ramp up production ear wax to drive out the ear mites and cause a discharge that can resemble coffee grounds.

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