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Coprophagia Not Uncommon For Dogs

Although the very notion may seem repulsive, Coprophagia or stool eating can be somewhat common in canines, especially puppies – but it may be a sign of something more serious.

06/19/2014

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Massage Therapy Benefits Animals

A soothing and relaxing massage is not just for people. It has been used as a method to achieve successful rehabilitation in many animals including dogs, cats and horses.

06/17/2014

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Leash Biting Not All Fun And Games

While leash biting may seem playful, It’s extremely important to know that your dog’s behavior stems primarily from fear, overexcitement or anxiety.

06/12/2014

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Sick Pet May Engage In Head Pressing

If you’ve ever witnessed your dog or cat exhibiting a very odd and unusual posture such as staring off or appearing stuck in a corner while pressing the head up against a wall or door. It’s called Head Pressing.

06/10/2014

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Growling Is A Warning

Growling is a way for the dog to communicate any number of things including fear, anxiety, insecurity or stress. Respond accordingly and eliminate the cause.

05/29/2014

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Just The Touch For ‘Handy Shy’ Dogs

It’s so sad to witness a dog who is considered to be “hand shy” or fearful of the human touch. Fortunately, this is not an irreparable situation.

05/27/2014

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When To Take Your Dog To The Dog Park

Dog parks can provide a fun way for dogs to exercise, socialize and play with other dogs but, before venturing out, there are several very important factors to keep in mind.

05/22/2014

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Dogs Commonly Suffer From Hotspots At This Time Of Year

Hot spots are localized bacterial infections of the skin that cause tremendous irritation, excessive itching and chewing of the localized area. They can be extremely painful.

05/20/2014

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Many Dogs Serve As Service Dogs

There are many breeds of dogs that adapt well as assistance and service dogs; dogs who assist people with disabilities to live more independent and fuller lives.

05/15/2014

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Dogs Are Not Human

Expecting our dogs to act as humans, is fairly widespread among pet owners and it is truly unfair for our dogs. It’s called Anthropomorphism.

05/13/2014

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Dogs Need To Walk

No matter what the breed or age, all dogs need a certain amount of exercise on a daily basis.

05/01/2014

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Toy Breeds Needs Are Much The Same As Larger Breeds

Don’t let their size fool you, toy breeds need training just like any other breeds, as well as physical exercise, psychological challenges and boundaries to keep them safe,

04/29/2014

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Raining Cats And Dogs Pet Fest

Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter presents the Raining Cats & Dogs Pet Fest this Saturday, April 26 at the Burlington County Animal Shelter

04/24/2014

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Dogs Have Emotions

Dogs certainly do have plenty of personality and, like humans, they experience a great deal of emotions like love, grief, fear, sadness, loneliness, pain, excitement, and joy.

04/22/2014

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Dog And Cat Allergies

Springtime can mean allergy season for many pets. They can be allergic to anything from food, pollen, dust, mold, exposure to chemicals or fleas.

04/03/2014

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