Hydrogen Peroxide For Dog Bad Breath

As kids, almost everyone had a run-in with hydrogen peroxide. Occasionally, even as adults we still find the need for this antiseptic. But these instances were to clean sores or wounds that we got while playing around. This was done to make sure that we were protected from nasty infections. So it is a bit controversial to hear about our handy antiseptic being used as a breath freshener. But many dog owners are using it exactly to cure their dog’s bad breath problem.

If this trend continues then it is highly possible to see in our local pet store tucked in its shelves a brand name called DOG BAD BREATH HYDROGEN PEROXIDE. But before anyone rushes to the nearest store for this medicine they better study this compound better or ask their vet about it. This way, they are better informed if ever they do seriously consider using hydrogen peroxide as a dog breath home remedy.

First of all, what causes bad breath? Bad breath results when the concentration of anaerobic bac

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Senior Dogs: Bilateral Proprioceptive Stall

Getting a Diagnosis: Bilateral Proprioceptive Stall in Aging Dogs

Titan has recently been diagnosed by his veterinarian with bilateral propriocetive stall (BPS). Titan passed away in August 2014, he was 15 years old. He was pretty old for his breed. BPS does not just affect older dogs, it has multiple causes and can affect dogs at any age for various reasons. Titan’s signs and symptoms of BPS are:

Tripping

Slipping

Leg collapse

Inability to coordinate body movements

Difficulty walking up or down stairs

Causes of Bilateral Proprioceptive Stall

BPS can be caused by:

Acute inflammation along the spinal cord

Disruption of nerve transmission along the spinal tract

Tumors

Injury

Nerve damage

Infection

How is BPS Diagnosed

BPS is diagnosed by a veterinarian based on:

Reported signs and symptoms

Abnorm

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What Are The Benefits Of Chicken Jerky Treats For Dogs?

Dogs tend to just love chicken jerky treats, but the news on these treats causing sicknesses and even death among hundreds of dogs has caused an alarm among dog parents. However, the reported contaminated treats are made in China, so there is no need to avoid feeding dogs with chicken treats all together. The ones made in the U.S. are generally safe because of the strict manufacturing standards in the country. These treats benefit dogs in several ways. Dog parents just need to make sure to thoroughly check the label before buying a chicken jerky product.

Chicken jerky treats are not just appetizing for dogs, but they are also high in protein. These treats are usually made of chicken breast. And, the fact that chicken breast contains high levels of protein and low levels of fat makes these treats ideal in supplementing dogs’ daily protein requirement. High-protein and low-fat diet is important in keeping dogs’ weight in check. Overweight dogs are more likely to dev

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Bad Dogs Aren’t the Only Ones Who Bite

There are good and bad dogs in every single breed known to man. Some bad dogs are also vicious dogs. Not all dog attack injuries however; are caused by vicious dogs. Some dog attack injuries are caused by everyday family pets who have never acted out towards anyone before. You need to exercise caution around any dog, always.

Some dog attack injuries are worse than others, depending on the size and sometimes even the breed of the dog. A bite from a tiny Chihuahua, for example would more than likely appear minor than if the dog had been a large German Shepherd or Rottweiler, Pit Terrier or some other large breed of dog known to be aggressive.

Most often, in a case involving injuries from a vicious dog you would be dealing directly with the animal owner’s homeowner’s insurance company. Most often, these situations are settled out of court. However, sometimes that is not possible, perhaps because the two parties can’t reach an agreement, or perhaps becaus

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Is CBD For Aggressive Dogs the Real Deal?

Many people are under the impression that CBD for Aggressive Dogs is a new development. In reality, however, this is not at all true. This herb has been used in Europe for many years with great success.

It’s now been recommended by the American Board of Professional Dog Trainers (ABPDT) as an effective treatment for canine aggression. If you suspect that your pet may be experiencing aggression, it is time to start looking at alternative treatment options.

A common method of aggression in dogs is aggressiveness towards other dogs, especially of the same sex. Some breeds have a natural urge to fight, and dogs with such aggression need help to control their aggressive behavior.

Commonly used training methods include socialization or clicker training. However, these methods can be quite stressful and may not always be effective.

If your dog is severely aggressive or if you have tried some of the above-mentioned methods and still experience problems, it

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Dog Dominance Behavior – Dog Humping and Dog Mounting Problems

Among the many dog dominance behaviors, those surrounded by perhaps more myths than any others are dog mounting problems and dog humping women. No, contrary to popular opinion, these obnoxious dog instinctive behaviors have absolutely nothing to do with sex. How embarrassing, though, for those who do not know this!

“Don’t worry,” I said to a client who was bright red as he observed his male pup trying to mount mine. Visibly, the client wanted to dig a hole and hide. He was mortified! His dog aggressively continued in his attempts at dog mounting and dog humping on mine, especially going for the head. (My good-natured, large dog easily shook him off.)

“I didn’t know my dog was queer,” he said very sheepishly and apologetically. I could not contain my laughter as I reassured the man that it was not so. How common is that misconception? In the dog world, there is no such thing as a “gay dog!&#8

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Biddable Vs Non-Biddable Dogs or Why Some Dogs Obey Better Than Others

Instinctively, dogs are hunters and scavengers, granted some more than others. Even today, the genes of certain breeds incessantly yelp for the adrenalin rushing stimulation of the chase and thrill of the victory of their hunt. Nature furnished them with that extraordinary drive in order to continue to exist.

Low prey drive dogs are quite content to sit on your lap, or at your feet with the remote control nearby. Over thousands of years of human companionship has diluted that instinct and drive for excitement and survival. They normally get along well with the other animals in the house. To them, the sound of a can opener is music to their ears and a lot less exhausting than having to chase down a meal every day.

None-the-less, there are those dogs with phenomenally high prey drives that nothing but a good chase will take the edge off. They are the epitome of the canine hunter/provider. Humans have to take some responsibility in this behavior. In a number of cases, to

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How to Cure Blastomycosis in Dogs

Is your dog suffering from blastomycosis disease? What if you could treat this horrible fungus by using natural home remedies? Well, don’t take my word for it… in this article you will discover some simple remedy you can start using right away to prevent the fungus to grow once you learn the symptoms.

You see, when a dog contracts blastomycosis, he develops sores on the skin that tend to ooze. It is a fungal disease that usually originates in the lungs then spreads to other parts of the body. This condition can easily be misdiagnosed because it causes symptoms similar to a viral infection or cancer.

What makes this fungal infection so dangerous is that it can be found at room temperatures, as well as yeast found in tissues. The most typical route of infection will be from inhaling of spores of the fungi from the soil, and once this occurs, it transforms to the yeast form found in the lungs, where it starts to grow.

The most important thing is to know

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Do Changes in Barometric Pressure Affect Your Dog?

Barometric pressure is atmospheric pressure measured by an instrument called a barometer. That pressure peaks and troughs, causing the changes in our weather. High pressure is pressure greater than the pressure around it. It couples with clear, cloudless skies and drier air. Low pressure is pressure less than the pressure around it. Lows couple with wind, atmospheric lifts, warm air, clouds, humidity, rain, thunderstorms, tropical storms, cyclones, and/or tornadoes.

Studies on humans, have shown differences in barometric pressure cause numerous physical, emotional, and behavioral changes. They include, headaches, mood variations, and complaints about more aches and pains. Perhaps you, or someone you know, claims they can predict the weather better than the weatherman, simply because you feel changes in your body or mood.

So, how do these atmospheric changes affect your dog? Science isn’t quite sure. However, dog owners, especially hunters, and those with scent ho

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My Dog Is Constipated – What Should I Do?

Just like their owners, just about all dogs will periodically suffer from constipation; some more than others. In most cases, simple precautions and home remedies work enough to help them. However, if the problem gets out of control, it could become serious, expensive and possibly fatal.

Owners of dogs on medications, inactive, older and senior dogs should pay extra attention when their dog goes about the business of eliminating. They are commonly known to be more prone to constipation difficulties.

Dogs with pica are also prime candidates. Pica is a disorder where by a dog routinely eats inappropriate, usually indigestible items. For example: bottle caps (metal or plastic) coins, balls, screws, nails, rocks, string, wood, concrete, clothes, pillow and toy stuffing and toys. These items can cause a blockage, preventing them from eliminating.

Forms of physical blockage due to health issues are: tumors, polyps, and intestinal intussesception. Intestinal intussesce

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