Month: October 2017

(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Question: Help, my dog’s been skunked! How do I get rid of the smell? Answer: There are lots of special products on the market, but this simple home remedy, developed by chemists, should do the trick. It works by chemically neutralizing the compounds in skunk spray that smell so bad. 1
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 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Working Height: 26–30 inches Weight: 80–130 pounds Life Expectancy: 10–12 years The Black Russian terrier, or BRT, is a large, powerful dog with a large bone structure and muscular build. These dogs are not what comes to mind when thinking about terriers. The BRT’s eyes are oval-shaped and medium-sized, set far apart
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Brain tumors in dogs are abnormal growths of cells that affect the brain or its surrounding membranes. They can either be primary or secondary. A primary brain tumor originates in the dog’s brain, while a secondary brain tumor can be a form of cancer that has metastasized and spread to the
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 1. Key Characteristics AKC Group: Herding Height: 19–22 inches for males, 18–21 inches for females Weight: 27–45 pounds, depending on gender Life Expectancy: Around 15 years The border collie is a medium-sized, high-energy herding dog. The eyes are oval in shape and are usually brown, although they can be blue (one or both) in collies with merle
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Forget about witches and zombies; a seemingly innocuous bag of candy can be one of the scariest things that enters a dog owner’s home on Halloween. Calls to the Pet Poison Hotline increase twelve percent during the week of Halloween, making it the center’s busiest time of the year. We all know that chocolate can
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