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Make these cool treats for the 4th of July
I recently came across this delicious and simple recipe for frozen dog treats . These will make a great 4th of July treat, or a great 'just because it's so dog-gone hot" treat. Your dog will thank you!
FDA approves new cancer medicine for dogs
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first drug made specifically to treat cancer in dogs. The new drug, Palladia, manufactured by Pfizer Animal Health Inc., has been approved to treat a type of cancer that accounts for about one in five cases of canine skin tumors. Read more about this exciting new cancer medicine for dogs.
Dogs Deserve Better is a nonprofit organization dedicated to freeing the chained dog, bringing our "best friend" into the home an family. This year's National Chain -Off runs through July 12, 2009. See what you can do to help take a stand against chained dogs.
Did you know swimming is a great way to exercise an arthritic dog? It helps strengthen muscles with less stress on joints.
5 Free Things to Do With Your Dog This Summer
"Stay-cations" are all the rage this summer. Here is a blog post I came across with some paw-some ideas for fun free things you can do with your dog.
Funny Classified Ads
These classified ads are alleged to have actually been spotted in various newspapers. Whether or not that's true, they're just too cute not to share!
FREE YORKSHIRE TERRIER. 8 years old. Hateful little bastard. Bites!
FREE PUPPIES: 1/2 Cocker Spaniel, 1/2 sneaky neighbor's dog.
FREE PUPPIES: Mother, AKC German Shepherd. Father, Super Dog...able to leap tall fences in a single bound.
FOUND: Dirty white dog. Looks like a rat. Been out a while. Better be a big reward.
When should you go to the vet?
This comprehensive article from WebVet.com discusses common pet injuries and lets you know when a trip to the vet is necessary.
Natural Flea Remedies
I haven't tested these, but am just sharing the info in case you're looking for natural flea remedy ideas.
BarkTalk News subscriber Carole R. sent this adorable picture of her patriotic puppy Shannon.
Shannon is a Yorkie, one of three dogs loved by Carole.
Carole says she always dresses Shannon up for the 4th of July.
Shannon's birthday is July 7.....Happy Birthday, Shannon!
Thanks, Carole, for the great photo.
Is Your Dog Model Material?
After viewing that beautiful picture of Shannon (above), you may be thinking that YOUR pup is model material. If so, here is a link to a pet model contest. Sponsored by Busch Pet Products, the contestants are to enter photos of their pets playing with or using a product from Busch. Good luck!
Human's Guide to Barking
Here is a really interesting article I found called the human's guide to barking. Written from the perspective of a dog, it both humorous and thought-provoking. (Really? Our dogs don't understand us when we talk to them? Noooo. MINE does!)
Prevent Heat Stroke in Pets
ASPCA has agreat information available to help protect your pet from heat stroke this summer. Check it out!
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