Do Dogs Come From The Domestication Of Wolves?

  In the past long before our best friend the dog even existed there were wolves.  The world of their time was incredibly competitive and often violent.  So how did dogs develop and separate from the wolf and become our best friend? Most scientist believe that Gray Wolves and dogs diverged from an extinct wolf […]

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Dog Walking Is Great Exercise, Fun, And Training For Dogs Of All Types

    Walking is an essential part of any dogs essential daily routine. It not only provides exercise but has many other benefits, but how often should they be walked It is normal to have doubts about both the amount and duration of walks, especially as each dog has individual needs, which will be a […]

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Your Dog Has Kidney Disease: What Can You Do?

MORE OPTIONS FOR KIDNEY DISEASE TREATMENT When a dog is diagnosed with acute renal disease hospitalization is required with quick administration of intravenous fluids at carefully managed,  above-maintenance levels, to restore hydration and prompt urination.  An indwelling urinary catheter can be inserted so that urine output can be quantified.  When necessary,  urine production can be […]

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Which Kidneys Are Your Dogs

Kidney Disease: Know The Signs

Chronic Kidney Disease in Dogs By Ernest Ward, DVM; Updated by Malcolm Weir, DVM, MSc, MPH Medical Conditions, Pet Services What do my dog’s kidneys do? The kidneys have many functions. They principally act to remove waste products from the blood stream, regulate the levels of certain essential minerals such potassium and sodium, conserve water, […]

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This Is How You Brush Your Dogs Teeth

Speaker 1: Hi,  my name is doctor Uri Berston.   I’m a veterinarian in Vancouver,  BC and I’d like to welcome you to my series of practical skills for pet owners. Well today we’re going to talk about dental care for dogs.   Now toothbrushing is always a good idea and it’s something that you want […]

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If Only I Had Known

Want Your Dog To Live Longer: Brush Their Teeth

I used to think when my Vet recommended teeth cleaning for my dog it was just a way to get more money out of me.  How wrong I was.  Only recently have most of us heard of dentistry for dogs which in many cases means the dog may already have some gum disease.  Current studies […]

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