I Almost Killed My Dog With Fish Oil

We all have been told of how incredibly important fish oil is in our dog’s diet, because it’s a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids.  Yes, fish oil is great for dogs and has many potential health benefits.  Since most dogs get a shed-load of omega-6 fats from their processed food, a healthy amount of …

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Is Lysol Toxic To Dogs?

With the media constantly telling people they need to disinfect and sanitize everything, no wonder dog owners struggle to find the best products to use around their pets. Unfortunately, most of the disinfectants on the market touted to kill 99.9% of viruses and bacteria might end up killing your dog, too, or at least cause …

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Can I Give My Dog Zyrtec and Benadryl?

Is your dog itching all over and scratching like mad? Are his eyes watery? Is he sneezing a lot? Looks like your pet has an allergy, but what can you do to relieve his symptoms before you see a vet and get a clear diagnostic? Can you give your dog Benadryl or Zyrtec, drugs many …

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Are Lysterine strips safe for dogs?

I get it. Your dog’s breath is so bad, you just want a quick fix. And maybe you’re thinking you can just give them a Listerine Pocketpaks ® breath strip.  Before you get to asking if you should go with fresh burst or cool mint flavour, let’s discuss this. Are Listerine breath strips even safe …

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Will Cayenne Pepper Kill Grass?

Keeping your lawn well-tended means putting a lot of time and effort into it. This makes your property more appealing. But if you have a dog and you allow him to go in and out of your house as he pleases, you might wake up to piles of poop in your yard because your furry …

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Can I use Aveeno Lotion On My Dog?

Sometimes we really want to know what our dogs are thinking – mainly because we love them. But also because we need to understand how they’re feeling. If a pup is not operating at 100%, it can be cause for concern. At times it will be obvious what’s going on because they are scratching a …

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Using Gripe Water With Dogs

Puppies struggle with gassy tummies all the time. It sucks to see these tiny fur kids in pain, and it could make us and their four-footed mommies feel super helpless. So, what do you do? Some people opt for gripe water formulated for human babies, while others go for grandma’s herbal remedies. Is it safe, …

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Can Coconut Oil Cure Dog Ear Infections?

Unfortunately, ear infection in dogs is widespread, affecting an estimated 20 percent of all dogs. Floppy-eared pooches, like Bassets and Cocker Spaniels, are especially prone to an ear infection. How can you treat this ear infection, and what happens if .you don’t treat it? The Internet is awash with the benefits of coconut oil and …

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I Put Tea Tree Oil On My Dog!

Tea tree oil has become increasingly popular over the past few years as a great tool to have in your dog’s health tool kit. Tea tree oil has a reputation for having effective antibacterial and antifungal properties that make it very popular with dog owners who want to take the best possible car for their …

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Mineral Oil For Dog Intestinal Blockage

Some months ago, I wrote an article that looked at whether olive oil could fix a bowel obstruction.  And the long and the short of that article is that for most bowel obstructions it should be your vet who is treating it. They are too risky to mess around with a home remedy such as …

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