Feeding a Dog with Food Allergies

There was a time when feeding a dog with food allergies was hard.  You could only get hypoallergenic food from your veterinarian — and that was expensive.  Times have changed and you can get hypoallergenic dog food from most pet supermarkets.  However, the food the veterinarian sells is better for diagnosing allergies than the food pet supermarkets sell.  The food…

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Signs Your Dog Has Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies are as big a problem for dogs as they are for humans.  These allergies are generally to trees, grass, and pollen.  There is not really a way to keep your pet away from these allergens as they go out to potty, play, and roll in the grass.  Here are some indicators that your dog may have seasonal allergies:

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Making a Doggy Clean-up Kit

Whether it is a puppy that is not yet housebroken or an older dog that got into the trash, dogs occasionally make messes in the home.  In order to easily deal with these messes, it is a good idea to make a dedicated doggy clean-up kit.  Here is a list of things that go in the kit and things never…

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