While the leptospirosis vaccine is not currently a required immunization for dogs, it is highly recommended for any dog that commonly goes outside, even just to go to…

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The Hollywood Walk of Fame includes three dogs, Lassie, Rin Tin Tin, and Strongheart. Laika, a dog sent into orbit by the Soviet Union, is commemorated by a…

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For most females, the best time for breeding is between the tenth and fourteenth day of estrus. However, some females ovulate as early as the third or fourth…

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Vengeful, Günter notifies animal control that Bella is a pitbull (despite not looking like one), because, in Denver, Pitbulls are illegal, due to being a dangerous breed. That…

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Dogs that are inbred are sometimes much more aggressive than their mixed breed counterparts. This can result in behavioral problems including biting, chasing cars and other animals, escaping…

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In general, a dog should move their bowels at least once a day. Many will go two or three times a day on the regular. But if you…

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Your dog is deeeeeelighted to have a rawhide bone. By hiding it it is displaying natural survival skills. Letting a bone ‘sweeten’ is a dog’s perogative and displays…

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Most owners of cats or dogs with longer fur opt to take their pet to the groomers once every 4-6 weeks, while shorter-haired breeds may only visit every…

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While urinary incontinence is rare in male dogs, it is most common in neutered males. Female dogs often urinate a few drops in their sleep, enough to wet…

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A dog that stops when he sees other dogs may drop to the ground in play or may run away in fear, or may run away to indicate…

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