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Play These games with Your dog, great fun and entertaining!

Variety is the spice of life, not just for us humans, but for our four-legged family members as well. Neighborhood walks and dog park visits are fine, but for his overall well being and quality of life, your canine companion should be offered a wide range of games and activities that challenge his mental and physical abilities. Rather than the same old boring daily walk with your dog, why not incorporate a few of these…
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Puppy Mills Breed Misery

Buying Your New Puppy Online…..No Papers? Nooooo Problem. Really?   NO not really. The Animal Pedigree Act, under Article 64, states: “No person shall offer to sell, contract to sell or sell, as a purebred of a breed, any animal that is not registered or eligible to be registered as a purebred by the association authorized to register animals of that breed or by the Corporation”. It is against the law to sell a dog…
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Pet first aid – Basic procedures

Emergency treatment and first aid for pets should never be used as a substitute for veterinary care. But it may save your pet’s life before you can get your pet to a veterinarian. Poisoning and Exposure to Toxins   Poisoning is a pet emergency that causes a great deal of confusion for pet owners. In general, any products that are harmful for people are also harmful for pets. Examples include cleaning products, rodent poisons and…
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Tear Stains; A Veterinary Guide

A Veterinary Guide to Tear Stains by greg magnussen Classic “before and after” picture of the type used by tear stain snake oil salesmen. Oy vey, this topic’s a mess, isn’t it? I tell you what, researching this article revealed a TON of misinformation. I’m going to attempt to clear it up. Quick rule of thumb – any time there’s a million suggested treatments for something, that means that no one treatment works for everyone.…
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Good Breeder/Bad Breeder. Excellant article From Havanese Fanciers of Canada

Good Breeder? Bad Breeder? – How to tell the Difference (this is a great article from Havanese Fanciers of Canada) The table below lists some of the differences between reputable, ethical breeders and disreputable, questionable breeders as well as tips to help you tell the difference. We hope this is of some use to you in choosing a breeder you can trust. Also check out List of Questions to Ask a Breeder and About Pet…
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