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Archive for 'Sergeant’s'

The Scoop on Poop

May 07, 2015

It seemed like a simple job: just convincing all you Pet Health Central readers that cleaning up dog poo is important. But the more I read about poo, the more it became my “doody” to convince you that it’s all much more than picking up after your pooch. We’ll start with the easiest observation: dog poo is unpleasant, unsightly and it stinks. Stepping in a…  

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Stressed Pet? Think Pheromones!

August 25, 2014

“Follow your nose.”  Who is old enough to remember the famous cereal-selling toucan that said that? Of course one of the things our pets use their noses for is to smell, and this highly developed sense can pick up the chemical substance smells of what we refer to as pheromones. According to Mr. Webster, these chemical substances are produced by an animal and serve as…  

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Grooming at Home 101

August 13, 2014

All dogs need grooming. Some of course, more than others, depending on their coat type. And even if your dog has a standing appointment at the groomer, it’s necessary to bring out the grooming toolbox at home in between salon visits. I have never considered grooming a chore because it’s a great way to spend quality time with your pet. Besides, all dogs love the…  

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To Walk or Not to Walk?

August 06, 2014

According to famous English satirist Noel Coward, “It’s only mad dogs and Englishmen that go out in the midday sun!” In many parts of the country, the heat of midday sun can indeed be brutal. And, in fact, it can be very dangerous to venture outside during peak sun times with your dog. Dogs should be walked several times a day for both your pooch’s…  

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