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What's an easy way to give my dog pills?

by | Tuesday, February 19, 2019 |

Give Your Dog a PillCan you give your dog a pill? Most of us are probably able to give one pill, but what if your dog needs multiple pills every day for two weeks? Would you be able to do that without causing stress for you and your dog? Giving dogs pills can be challenging, and some dogs have made pill refusal an art form. Here are some tips to help you medicate your dog effortlessly with the least amount of stress possible. Mix the medication in with your dog's food. Verify that the medicine...

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What are Snow Nose and Winter Nose

by | Saturday, February 16, 2019 |

There you are admiring your beautiful dog, and you noticed that your dog's nose has changed color from black to lighter browns or even pink. What's going on! Your dog probably has a temporary — and harmless — case of "winter nose," or, as it's often called, "snow nose." Sometimes, when the temperature drops and seasons change, an enzyme called tyrosinase which makes melanin also drops. When this happens, it will cause a dark nose to lighten or even become speckled with pink. Some breeds are...

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