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How Long Does a Dog Stay in Heat?

When a dog is in heat, it is also known as “estrus.” This word refers to one stage in the entire reproductive cycle, which is also called the estrus cycle. Being “in heat” sometimes refers only to this estrus stage itself, when the female is most receptive to mating, but more often also refers to

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German Shepherd Training – Tips on getting best results

German Shepherd Training: Top tips on getting the best results from your dog! One of the most popular breeds of dog, the German Shepherd, demands a lot of respect. They are not only beautiful and highly intelligent; they are also extremely perceptive. Ensuring you are using the right method to train your dog is crucial.

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Best High Fiber Dog Foods – Treat him like a king

Increase Your Dog’s Fiber Intake!  Why Does My Dog Need Fiber? You have probably heard about the health benefits of adding fiber to your diet, have you ever considered whether you should add it to your dog’s diet too? Like us fiber can help dogs with a variety of problems and although not an essential

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Best Dog Food for PitBulls by Dr.Alice

Among the medium sized dogs, tougher Pitbulls stand tall, as the survivors that can thrive on just about any dog food. Probably, this makes your concern as an owner more demanding. You want your pooch to be healthier, muscular and stronger. For that you may be looking for the best dog food around to offer

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is milk bad for dogs

Is Milk Bad for Dogs?

We’ve all snuck our pups and full-grown dogs some foods that they shouldn’t have – other foods, we don’t think there is anything wrong with feeding it to them, but that may not be the case. Have you ever given your dog milk? I have once, and we weren’t too sure about the results. If

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8 Reasons why dogs are better than cats

            Dogs vs Cats. The eternal debate. Pet lovers all over the world are always asking themselves which one is better in keeping them company and loving them without conditions. People always argue about that: some people say cats are more selfish, some people say dogs are more loving and

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Best Dog Nail Clippers Reviews in 2017 by Dr. Alice

Clipping your dog’s nails at home can be a wonderful bonding experience for the both owner and pet. Additionally, if you are willing to do it yourself at home you can also save some money every year by diminishing the frequency you need to go to the groomer. However, it can be a bit tricky

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Best Dog Toothpaste & Tootbrush to Keep your dogs teeth glistening

We all want what’s best for our four-legged friends from good health to a happy home. After all, man/woman’s best friend has always there when we have needed them most. It is only fitting that we assume the important role of pet parent and as we do our best to take care of them and

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Best Hypoallergenic Dog Foods revealed by Dr. Alice

Of course, you want the best for your four-legged family members, and hypoallergenic foods may be the best option for them in the long-run as some independent studies have shown. Even if you’re thinking “well, I don’t think Fido is allergic to anything we feed him,” it still may be worth looking into the best

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How To Make Peanut Butter Dog Treats by Dr. Alice

As pet parents we strive to provide for our pooches during their playtime, grooming, medical care, and training. We enjoy “treating” our furrkids for their accomplishments. Let’s face it, we enjoy “treating” them even when they may fall short during training. We are as eager to give treats as they are to receive them! Dogs

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About Me

alice sparkle with her dog Mercy

Hi readers, thanks for visiting my blog. I just wanted to introduce myself so that you can put a face to my blog. My name is Alice Sparkle, I have been a practicing veterinary nurse for the last 12 years and in my spare time I love looking after my dog Mercy. I recently took up blogging as a way to share some of my knowledge and educate dog lovers on how best to care for their precious animals.

I hope you enjoy my site and if you have any questions about caring for or looking after your dogs (Or other pets) then please feel free to get in touch with me - I love to help and I love to share my knowledge.

Recent Posts

  • When a dog is in heat, it is also known as “estrus.” […]
  • German Shepherd Training: Top tips on getting the best […]
  • Increase Your Dog’s Fiber Intake!  Why Does My Dog […]
  • Among the medium sized dogs, tougher Pitbulls stand […]
  • is milk bad for dogs
    We’ve all snuck our pups and full-grown dogs […]