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Dog Fitness: 12 Fun Games to Play with your Dog

  • August 8, 2017
  • / By Gus

Being overweight is the most common nutritional problem in our pets. Veterinary studies in the United States show that about 50% of the pets are overweight and of that 50%, between 15% and 25% can be considered obese (it is usually defined obesity when the overweight exceeds 15-20% of the ideal weight) We know that […]

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Overweight Dog: The Definitive Guide To Losing weight

0 shares Share0 Pin0 Tweet0 I know it, Chubby and fat dogs are adorable. Photos  and videos of fat dogs are so cute. But overweight dog is dangerous. What’s worse, your dog’s life expectancy will be reduced by at least 2 years. According to APOP (Association for pet obesity prevention), around 54% of dogs were […]

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20 natural and healthy dog treats that he will love

  Your dog follows you everywhere with a face of tenderness, waiting for you to give him a piece of what you are eating, however you feel fear of being able to give him a food that can harm him. So I will give you the list of 20 natural and healthy dog treats that […]

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Overweight Pug

Is my dog overweight? Easy and quickly charts to know it.

168 sharesShare4Pin164Tweet0 Is my dog overweight? In this point you know how dangerous is the overweight in your pug and the terrible consequences of not take action. “An Estimated 54% of Dogs in the United States are Overweight or Obese.” Source: PetObesityPrevention.org Well, the next step is to know if your pug is overweight. Not […]

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pug skin problems

Two common skin problems of pugs

  • April 27, 2017
  • / By Gus

Pugs are susceptible to a variety of skin disorders. The skin folds on their faces create a favorable environment for the growth and multiplication of bacteria and fungi which have been associated with common health problems of the skin. Pugs can also suffer from hypersensitivity reactions to potential allergens present in dog food and in […]

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pug eye problems

The most common pug eye problems

  • April 26, 2017
  • / By Gus

1.- Cataracts Pug cataracts is usually genetic and causes the dog’s vision will worsen, eventually to the point of blindness. How to identify if my pug has cataracts? You should look for a characteristic cloudy blue tint to their eyeball. What to do? It´s a problem that requires an operation, but the good new is […]

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pug shedding

3 Useful Tips to Reduce Pug Shedding

264 shares Share1 Tweet0 Pin263   How to Stop Pug Shedding?                                                                                          […]

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The most common pug health problems you need to know

  Sadly, this cute and adorable breed is prone to certain health problems and diseases. That diseases are passed from parents to pups. Pug health problems include eye problems, orthopedic (musculoskeletal) problems, neurology problems, respiratory problems, obesity and overheating   The most common pug eye problems Cataracts Pug cataracts is usually genetic and cause the […]

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pug dog encephalitis

The Ultimate Guide to Pug Dog Encephalitis

Unfortunately, this adorable breed is prone to certain health problems. Some pugs fall victim to a horrible disease called Pug dog encephalitis   What is Pug Dog Encephalitis? Necrotizing meningoencephalitis (NME), also known as Pug Dog Encephalitis (PDE) is an inflammatory brain disease  of the central nervous system   What causes encephalitis in dogs? Sadly, […]

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