A major part of a horse's diet is hay or pasture. A horse
weighing 1000 pounds will eat about 500 pounds each month.
You are ready to bring your Boxer home? First, you must prepare
your house. Whether you are bringing home a puppy or adult Boxer,
you may want to spend some time surveying your house from a Boxer
eye view (about 2 feet off the ground).
What if you want a Boxer, but cannot stomach the thought of
housebreaking, chewed up shoes and boundless puppy energy? Have
you ever heard of Boxer rescue? These organizations provide
loving care (and sometimes rehabilitation) to Boxers who have
been surrendered by their owners, found abandoned or rescued from
harmful situations. Too many people get a Boxer for the wrong
reasons and thankfully there are rescue organizations to take
these dogs into their homes and provide care until a forever
family can be found.
Did you know that arthritis affects one in five dogs over the age
of seven? It is a painful condition that affects the joints and
can occur in your pet's neck, hips, shoulders, elbows and back.
However, there are many simple solutions that you can provide at
home that will relieve the aches and pains in your dog's joints.
Thunder storms affected pets differently. Some hardly notice
them, others get extremely worked up.
Vaccinations play an important part in the preventive healthcare
of your pet. There are nasty doggie diseases out there, and for
some of these, vaccination is your pooch's only real protection,
as there may be no cure once the disease is contracted.
While "late is better than never," sooner is better than later,
at least when it comes to your dog's dental health. Dental
disease gets worse over time, and the longer you wait, the more
damage that will have to be taken care of and the more expensive
your vet bill will be.
Itch, itch. Scratch, scratch, scratch.
Of all the parasites a dog can catch, worms take home first prize
for Most Disgusting. Nobody wants to imagine little worms
crawling around in their dog's digestive system, but it's a
fairly common ailment that's easily passed from dog to dog.
Your dog's dental health is so important for his total
If you decide you want a purebred, make sure it's because you
love the breed since purebreds are often not as resilient as
mixed breeds. Consider carefully why you want a purebred.
Over the last 20 years, vaccinations have generally been started
in puppies at about 6-8 weeks of age, when the natural immunity
inherited from the mother may start wearing off. A series of
shots will then be given every three to four weeks, and boosters
are administered every year after that.
Kittens are and have always been adorable creatures. Of course,
these youngsters are also playful, naughty and mischievous as
Would you like to save money and have a healthier pet? Let me
tell you a story. One day, my German Shepherd asleep, as usual,
when suddenly, he started convulsing so intensely that I thought
he must be dying.
Teaching your dog to heel is one of the most basic and important
dog training commands you can teach. With an active and younger
dog or puppy, it can be especially difficult, but with patience
and consistency, it doesn't really have to be that hard to train
your dog to heel.
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