Author PetsBlogs

Devoted pet owner and now, devoted pet editor, Judi worked in traditional offices, keeping the books and the day-to-day operations organized. Taking her dog to work every day for over a decade never seemed odd. Neither did having an office cat. She knows what it's like to train a new puppy and she's experienced the heartache of losing beloved companions. Retired, she currently lives with her spoiled dog and four chickens (who are, interestingly enough, also spoiled).

Dogs

Chicken Compared To Chicken Meal

By Jon Dunkerley

When selecting the best dry food for your dog, why is it better to go with the chicken meal than the pure chicken? Chicken meal is simply chicken that has been baked to remove bacteria and other toxins. Chicken is simply pure chicken. What people don’t know about chicken, is that it is made mostly of water. If a label on a bag of dog

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Benefits of Taurine

Taurine, a water-soluble amino acid, has recently become the topic of conversation when referring to the nutritional composition that makes up the human and animal physical structure. Once thought of as an…

Dogs

Canine Distemper

What is Canine Distemper?

Canine distemper is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus (paramyxovirus) which attacks the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and nervous systems of dogs. Although dogs are the most commonly affected, Canine Distemper is also seen in foxes, ferrets, mink and many other carnivores. These infected animals are often the cause of the spread of this disease to domesticated dogs.

Animal Rights

Dog Stew, Anyone?

A good friend of mine wrote this article. I think it is a great topic to open up discussion on the issue of Animal Ethics …

Food is a substance that holds cultures together. Common foods unify and define countries and regions. However, a food that one group considers a delicacy, another group may find offensive. The French have long been called “frogs” because of their taste for amphibians.

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Finding A Good Dog Breeder

Anyone can put two dogs together and let them breed, and in turn call themselves a ‘breeder.’ However, being called a reputable breeder encompasses far more than that. You won’t find a reputable breeder trying to sell their dogs to local pet stores or advertising in the classified section. A good breeder does not need these gimmicks. Instead, they rely on the quality of their dogs!

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