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Breeds

Choosing a Keeshond

The keeshond, pronounced kayz-hawnd, is a stunning dog with a characteristic facial expression. One of the Arctic breeds, the keeshond is a wonderful companion and loves children. History and Origin The keeshond (plural keeshonden) is the national dog of Holland and was used to guard the canal boats in the 18th and 19th centuries.
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Suggestions on treatment for stomatitis

Our question this week was: One of my "babies", one of my longhaired babies, has stomatitis and that can get to be expensive. And yes, I know it can be fatal because of complication of the medications. Doctor, do you have any suggestions for me and my Vet? We are both at our wits end. He can't seem to find anyone who has any GOOD answers - do you?
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Pet care

Grooming Your Dog

Although it's often overlooked, grooming is an important part of your dog's health program. Routine brushing and combing removes dead hair and dirt and prevents matting. Because it stimulates the blood supply to the skin, grooming also gives your pet a healthier and shinier coat. When to Start Start regular grooming when you first bring your dog home and make it a part of his routine.
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Behavior training

Understanding Feline Behavior Problems

Every pet owner knows that having pets come with a lot of responsibility. And when it comes to cats, understanding feline behavior problems can be difficult. It’s important to train your pets while they’re young so you can avoid many common behavior issues. With cats, learning not to exhibit feline behavior problems as kittens can make a huge difference in the long run.
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Does it hurt when a dog gets kicked in the scrotum?

Our question this week was: Doctor - Does it hurt when a dog gets hit in the scrotom like it does in people? If an aggressive dog was trying to attack you – could you kick him in the "balls"? I know this sounds like a strange question but I was curious. I had a friend that was attacked and didn't know what to do.
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Keeping your cat healthy

What To Do if You Find a Lost Cat

Did you find a loose cat? First of all, thank you for getting involved and probably saving his life. Secondly, no matter what condition he's in, assume that he's lost, not stray. Many cats can stay lost on the streets for weeks, months, and even years, so move forward with the assumption that you've found someone's lost cat, and it's your job to reunite them.
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