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Music Specifically For Dogs

Believe it or not, there are people out there who make music specifically for dogs. Most of this sort of music is based around the research of Dr. Alfred Tomatis, dubbed the “Einstein of the ear” for his insight into psychoacoustics, or the effect of music and sound on the human nervous system. Continue reading “Music Specifically For Dogs”

How To Properly Wash Your Dog

Just like with people, you will probably find it easier to get things done with your dog if you set a regular time and day for it. Even though they can’t read calendars, our furry friends have a way of keeping track, so setting up a routine for baths will make the whole process go more smoothly. Continue reading “How To Properly Wash Your Dog”

Advantage Or Frontline For dogs?

About 10 years ago, my husband and I were truly blessed to get a best friend into our lives and house — a Golden Retriever puppy, who we called Aisha, She was an absolutely wonderful dog who touched our lives in innumerable ways. She was a fully integrated member of our family, and participated in everything we did– whether it was going for long hikes, snuggling with us on weekend mornings, playing with the kids, or visiting friends. Continue reading “Advantage Or Frontline For dogs?”

Diabetes And Your Dog

Diabetes is something that as humans, we know we are all potentially at risk of developing. That’s why it’s important to eat a healthy diet and cut back on all the sugary cookies, muffins and other tempting snacks. But diabetes isn’t a disease that is unique to humans. Your faithful canine companion Charlotte is also at risk for this disease. Although it sounds a bit scary, it’s not as bad as it may seem: most research shows that with treatment, diabetic dogs live just as long as non-diabetic dogs. But what exactly is canine diabetes and how is it treated? Continue reading “Diabetes And Your Dog”