Canine Hip Dysplasia

Lately I have been further researching Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD).  This has been quite a challenge when wading through the many websites that reference journals and studies that are over 20 years old.  However, I was able to find reliable sources with more current information in which I’ve listed at…

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Poisons & Toxins

Due to their natural curiosity and their tendency to consume anything they come across, dogs are at a high risk for accidental poisoning. Store all poisonous substances in your home, garage, and yard out of reach of your curious canine. If you suspect your dog has ingested a poison, call…

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Feeding Your Shelties

  Nutrition and Feeding   A good diet will keep your dog looking and feeling his best. It provides your dog with the right amounts of essential nutrients: proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. Your dog must have all these in correct proportions to stay healthy. Dog food companies…

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Canine Brucellosis – Get the Facts!

 Breeders Should Take Precautions to Prevent Canine Brucellosis Canine brucellosis can wipe out a kennel. The highly contagious reproductive disease can cause infertility, abortions and stillbirths in dogs. Many states require kennels infected with brucellosis to quarantine, sterilize or euthanize affected dogs — all causing an enormous emotional and economic…

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