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Why Do Wet Dogs Stink?

July 21, 2015

Super Smiley, blog dog here. I’m a dog, and we dogs think we smell pretty good! But it’s true, when dogs get wet, we are kind of pungent and some of us more than others. So, I’ll put on my Super Science thinking cap for a lesson in why wet dogs stink. There are substances on a dog’s skin – oils, bacteria, organic acids and…  

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Help! My Dog Bit a Toad!

June 30, 2015

It seems like every day here at Pet Health Central, we learn new things. Usually, I find out something new and disgusting about animal parasites, but occasionally, I learn about new hazards to our pets. Case in point: toads. Toads? Several years ago, I lived near a lake and our miniature Schnauzer and Yorkshire terrier found living in the rural area delightful. There were ducks…  

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Super Smiley’s Top 3 on Why We Roll in Things That Stink!

March 17, 2015

Super Smiley, blog dog here reminding humans to stop and smell the roses…or maybe something a little stronger. We dogs just seem compelled to roll in things that stink! To us it’s like perfuming up with the most lavish smells around! What fuels this strong drive? This behavior is so deep within us that most dogs, even the fanciest most pampered pooches, have it. Today…  

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Happy National Love Your Pet Day!

February 20, 2015

In continuation with the celebrations of love following Valentine’s Day, today is National Love Your Pet Day. Today’s a day dedicated solely to celebrating the four-legged loved ones in your life! Here are some ideas to celebrate your pet: Take dogs out for a new, scenic walk. Walks allow you both to get plenty of exercise and are a nice way to show appreciation to them. Be sure…  

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