Category: Pets

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Column: Fish oil an important diet supplement

Fish oil is probably the most important supplement you can add to your dog’s diet, regardless of what type of diet you feed. EPA and DHA, the omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil, provide...

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Column: Behavior modifier for itchy dogs

Five things to do when your dog chews, licks, or scratches: 1) Bring your dog to the veterinarian for a checkup. Nothing you do to address the dog’s behavior will be of much use...

Encouraging the chewing habit by providing a steady supply of appropriate chew items can promote a dog’s mental and emotional health. (Submitted photo) 0

Column: A dog’s gotta chew

Many people think chewing as “just a puppy thing” but the fact is, canines in the wild spend quite a bit of time every day chewing on bones, in order to extract every last...

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Column: Coconut’s super powers

Over the past few years, coconut has skyrocketed in popularity for human and, now, pet consumption. “Coconut is one of the few foods that can be classified as a ‘super food,’” Chanda D. Leary-Coutu,...

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Column: How to control a really obsessed dog

What’s OCD? Also called canine compulsive disorder and compulsive behavior disorder, OCDs have been defined by behavior researchers Drs. Andrew Luescher and Caroline Hewson as “behaviors that are usually brought on by conflict, but...