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Dog Care Center - Emergency

Poisonous Plants

Filed Under Poisoning-Toxicity, Puppy, Adult Dog, Senior Dog

Many plants are toxic to dogs. For this reason, it’s always a good idea to discourage them from chewing on or ingesting any vegetation, especially the following plants. The following plants are the most toxic to dogs and should...

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Artificial Respiration for Dogs

Filed Under Common-Emergencies, Puppy, Adult Dog, Senior Dog

Artificial respiration is a lifesaving technique that is performed when a dog has stopped breathing. The heart, meanwhile, may or may not be beating. Breathing difficulties are not only a potential problem by themselves, but can be a secondary...

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Choking and the Heimlich Maneuver

Filed Under Common-Emergencies, Puppy, Adult Dog, Senior Dog

How to Perform the Heimlich Maneuver if your Dog is Choking Most dogs will chew nearly anything: bones, toys, shoes, socks, etc. But would you know what to do if something became lodged in the windpipe or stuck on the palate and your...

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Cushing's Disease in Dogs

Filed Under Endocrine, Adult Dog

Hyperadrenocorticism in Dogs The endocrine system is the collective system of organs that control hormones in the body, one of which is the cortisone hormone, responsible for protein and carbohydrate metabolism in the body. When a disorder...

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Dog Care Questions
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Q. From whom should I get my puppy? The local shelter, my neighbor, a breeder, or a pet supply store?

A. Many people believe that it is better to get a puppy from a reliable breeder. While...

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Q. How do I select a quality dog breeder?

A. To choose a quality breeder, take the time to conduct a thorough research on the...

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Q. Should I get a mixed breed or purebred puppy?

A. A purebred puppy is a better option for some people because there is a better idea...

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Chihuahua: The World's Smallest Dog Breed

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First discovered in Mexico, the Chihuahua is best known for being the smallest dog breed in the world. Extremely loyal to its owner, the breed has recently become a popular culture...

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