Browsing articles from "November, 2013"
Nov
12
2013

The Dangers of Choker Chains

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Some dogs can be difficult to walk on a leash. We have all heard it once before; the old “Hey, who’s walking who?” line from our neighbor, The Comedian. Sadly, some dog owners think that the solution to their dog walking problem is a “choker chain.” According to some dog trainers and veterinarians, choker chains […]

Nov
6
2013

The Dangers of Dinner Bones

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Recently the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) re-released a Consumer Update about its views on keeping real bones out of doggie mouths. According to the FDA, feeding your pet a bone is unsafe and dramatically increases the chances for an unwanted trip to the veterinarian. Choking, mouth injuries and bacterial infections have all been associated […]

Nov
5
2013

How Does an Automatic Pet Feeder Work?

Pee-Wee's Big Adventure

In the 80s, Pee Wee Mania swept across the enchanted masses of the United States. The Pee Wee Herman character (played by late night theatre attendee Paul Reubens) had his own Emmy nominated television show, starred in lucrative, cult classic motion pictures, and even had his own doll! Pee Wee’s comedy was original and different, […]

Nov
5
2013

Pay Attention to Your Area’s Dog Leash Laws

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All across the country, there are dog leash laws that have been put in place to keep people and their pooches safe. These laws are often known as “Running at Large Statutes.” Some laws are handed down by the state government, while others are handled by the local governments, such as towns, municipalities, boroughs, and […]

Nov
4
2013

Tell the Difference Between Fleas & Ticks

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Fleas and ticks are the stuff of nightmares. These tiny vampires live off the blood of our pets and – if they get the chance – our blood too. If that wasn’t bad enough ticks and bugs spread harmful diseases such as lyme disease. Needless to say eradicating fleas and ticks as quickly as possible […]

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