Archive for August, 2010

Eliminating Skunk Odor from Your Dog

Aug. 31st 2010 11:20 PM

A skunk’s spray is one of the most unpleasant odors there is to a human’s nose. If your dog gets sprayed by a skunk, do not bring the dog inside the house as it will take forever for the smell to dissipate. First check your dog’s eyes to see if they were sprayed. They will usually appear red and this may cause temporary blindness (10-15 minutes). Rinse your dog’s eyes with saline solution and take your dog to the veterinarian if his eyes continue to be red or irritated.

Before you grab the tomato juice, check out this most popular home remedy for de-skunking your dog:

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People Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Dogs

Aug. 31st 2010 10:18 PM


Chocolate, macadamia nuts and avocados may all sound delicious to you, but they’re actually quite dangerous for our animal companions.  The following information was compiled from various ASPCA posts and articles.  As with all animal health and safety considerations, speak with your veterinarian if you have any questions about other foods that may be harmful to your furry friends.


Chocolate, Coffee, Caffeine

These products all contain substances called methylxanthines, which are found in cacao seeds, the fruit of the plant used to make coffee and in the nuts of an extract used in some sodas. When ingested by animals, methylxanthines can cause vomiting and diarrhea, panting, excessive thirst and urination, hyperactivity, abnormal heart rhythm, tremors, seizures and even death. Note that darker chocolate is more dangerous

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Welcome to my blog!

Aug. 31st 2010 9:15 PM

Hello Dear Friends,

Welcome to my blog! I am very excited to share stories, news, helpful hints and inspirational messages to help deepen your connection with your animals, and yourself. Please let me know if there is any subject of interest to you that you would like me to cover. Your comments and suggestions are greatly appreciated and welcome.

Wishing you many blessings,


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