Canine Health

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My Favorite Things: There’s No Place Else I’d Rather Be

One of my favorite things about being a dog owner was undiscovered by me until about eight years ago when I moved to California. It may sound like the simplest, most obvious thing in the world, but going for walks with my little pooches has become one of my favorite things about having dogs. As… read more

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My Favorite Things: Flea Circus to Flea-Free in One Week

I love it when something works really well. That’s why I wanted to write about managing a flea infestation for My Favorite Things. We took in a little rescued dog several years ago. At the time, we had no flea issues, though we live in an area that has more than its fair share of… read more

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Test for this Hidden Killer Before Breeding

Brucellosis could easily be called the AIDS of the dog world. Although not as common, it is more easily spread, is always fatal to puppies carried by an infected bitch and has no cure. The disease starts with the bacteria Brucella canis, which a dog or bitch can spread within two to three weeks of… read more

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Prep Your Tack Box with Care for Peace of Mind

The tack box is an indispensable tool for anyone who shows dogs. This portable storage unit is designed to accommodate an arsenal of supplies and is lightweight enough to travel just about anywhere. Aluminum models seem to be most popular and offer features that help to keep busy exhibitors organized and ready for ring time…. read more

Keep Those Pearly Whites – and Your Dogs – Healthy

I know that you know that keeping our dogs’ teeth clean is as important to their health as anything we do for them. But I was at my veterinarian’s office this week and noticed the poster for “National Pet Dental Health Month,” and because I’ve recently learned a few new things about how dental disease… read more

The Informed Breeder

The Informed Breeder: Semen Collection and Packaging for Chilled Semen Shipment

The Informed Breeder: Semen Collection and Packaging for Chilled Semen Shipment By Valeria Rickard, DVM The American Kennel Club allows breeders to perform their own collections for chilled semen shipments. However, AKC does not provide training or continuing education classes for breeders on how to do this properly, and unfortunately we have had many samples… read more

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