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Fur Times | November 12, 2019

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Dog Ear Infections

March 15, 2016 |

If your doggy is suffering from an ear infection or you suspect that he is you’ll want to learn all you can about them. These dog ear infections are also called Otitis Externa. This is basically when the outer ear canal gets infected. Read More

10 Things You Should Never Give Your Dog

March 15, 2016 |

It can be fun to figure out what your dog’s next treat should be. You might also be tempted to slip Fido some scraps from the dinner table. Before you start doing anything like that you should know that there are certain foods you should never feed to your dog. Read More

Leptospirosis: Should You Vaccinate Your Dog?

March 15, 2016 |

Many pet owners have recently called me to ask about the leptospirosis vaccine, wondering whether they should vaccinate their dogs against the disease. This is valid question, and it’s often debated amongst owners and veterinarians. The media often reports “outbreaks” … Read More

Products for Different Types of Dog Coats

March 15, 2016 |

According to the manager of retail veterinary drug lab Drag Pharma, Juan Pablo Lozano, selling shampoos increased by 100 percent in the summer ” because many people do not bathe their dogs as frequently in winter.” Read More

How Often Should I Feed My Dog?

February 23, 2016 |

Dogs over 6 months old should be fed twice a day. It is important to never leave out your dog’s food during the entire day. A dog will be more motivated to obey you if she realizes that you control her meal times. Read More

Does My Dog Need Physical Therapy?

February 23, 2016 |

Dogs and people often suffer from the same medical conditions. When it comes to diseases of the muscles, bones, joints and nerves, dogs, like people, respond remarkably well to physical therapy and rehabilitation programs that are developed to meet their individual needs. Read More

A Dog’s Sense of Smell

September 1, 2015 |

The most important sense that dogs possess is their sense of smell. Dogs have anywhere from 200 to 300 million olfactory receptors in their nose, while humans have only about 5 million. This means that a dog’s sense of smell is 40 times more developed than ours. For this reason, dogs rely greatly on smell to perceive and relate to the world around them. Read More

Should I Worry if My Dog “Reverse Sneezes”?

August 31, 2015 |

“Reverse sneezing”—also known as the pharyngeal gag reflex—is when a dog makes noises that sound as if he can’t get enough air. It can be disconcerting and worrisome, even causing some owners to rush to emergency clinics in the middle of the night. Read More