It’s Called ‘Dog Whisperer,’ Not ‘Dog Wrangler’

It's Called 'Dog Whisperer,' Not 'Dog Wrangler' … training techniques from around the world" and "positive reinforcement" convinced us. We pictured our dog…



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Man Clinging To Boat Asks To Have Dog Saved First

When Earl and his black spaniel mix were fishing, the small boat capsized. When the boat flipped over, Earl put Lacy on top of the boat to make sure she stayed safe. He stayed in the water with his life jacket.
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John Kurtz Joins the Control Solutions Team as Northeast Territory Sales Manager

John Kurtz Joins the Control Solutions Team as Northeast Territory Sales Manager
CSI has launched 15 new products since 2010, including a microencapsulated portfolio and the first post-patent Fipronil Termiticide/Insecticide. The story of Control Solutions begins in 1958, when the Boyd family purchased a small Pasadena, Texas, pest
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Sergeant's Pet Care Products Unleashes Pronyl OTC® Flea and Tick Spray for
Sergeant's Pronyl OTC Flea and Tick Spray for Dogs and Cats contains the same active ingredient found in Frontline® Spray, Fipronil, but also introduces a new way to apply flea and tick spray to pets. With the Bag-on-Valve (BOV) Technology, it allows
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Single Goats Scream Like Humans in Horror, Disapprove of Valentine’s Day

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YOU might be all lovey-dovey smoochypoo today but some people — and, GOATS — not so much. Watch these goats who disapprove of this touchy-feely love day:

And, just because we know you want to see more animals that scream:

What ginormous beast screams as loud as a rocket launch?! Cray cray —

 

 


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Aug 17, Complaint about bone tastic lil’ buddy bones

I bought these bone tastic lil’ buddy bones for my lil dog. When I got home I gave him one. They were so hard he couldn’t bite them. I tried to break
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Why Dogs are Better than Boyfriends. :)

Two of my favorite forces- The Honest Kitchen and Lili Chin from Doggie Drawings- teamed up for this awesome little V-Day nugget. Enjoy!

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How To: Dog & Cat Flea Preventatives

♡ To Learn More Please Check Out My Website!♡ WEBSITE: {www.ANIMALSED.com} ————————– PRODUCTS SHOWN IN VIDEO Frontline Plus (Paired with Heartgard) According to the box: Kills fleas, flea eggs, ticks & chewing lice. Heartgard (Paired with Frontline) According to the box: Prevent heatworm disease and treat/controls roundworm and hookworm infections in dogs. (There is not a heartgard product for cats) Revolution According to the box: Kills adult fleas, prevents eggs from hatching for one month. Prevents and controls flea infestations. Prevents heartworm disease. Treats and controls ear mite infestations. Treats and controls hookworm and roundworm infections. Trifexis According to the box: Prevents heartworm disease, kills fleas and prevents infestations, and treats and controls hookworm roundworm AND WHIPWORM. (There is a not a Trifexis product for cats) Intestinal Parasites Roundworm is also known as ascarid or toxocara cati. Hookworm is also known as ancylostoma tubaeforme. Whipworm is also known as Trichuris Trichiura Application is demonstrated in the video. Part the hair between the shoulder blades of the animal and place the entire product on the skin. Do not bathe for 48 hours before and after placing the product. For any allergic reaction symptoms such as seizures or hives bathe the animal immediately with dawn dish soap and call your veterinarian. To rid your animal of an infestation use each product monthly for 3-4 months. Your veterinarian will

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Unfortunate Impressions on Bull Dog Terriers

People might be wondering why there is such a name as “bull dog”.

Originally, Great Britain and later, America were obsessed with bloody fights between bulls and dogs. The main function of the canine is to hang on to the bull’s neck and worry the poor animal until it dies. Obviously, these dogs had developed great strength in their jaws.

Among the popular choices of dogs for this sport were the pit bulls. Back then, the selection of pit bulls was so varied that many showed a variety of characteristics that made the sport highly interesting. Later in the life of the sport though, the center of attraction switched towards the fight between pit bulls and not against the bulls themselves.

From these canines rooted most of the bull dog terriers that we know of today.

One of the significant bull dog terriers we have is the American Staffordshire Terrier who is of great interest since it possesses intriguing seemingly opposing characters.

They project strength and physically power but they are not vicious. In fact, this dog is very much associated with its relationship to its family, especially among children. The physical features it has are now only due to their basic nature and orientation during their bloody fights as fighting machines. But this does not negate the fact that they can sometimes show aggressiveness which may somehow work against them. Nevertheless, this can be set off with their loving nature and devotion to human family. Thus, it has a stable temperament which make them good pets and excellent watchdogs.

AmStaff terrier, as it is called by its shorter name suffers in reputation though since it is commonly associated with pit bulls. These dogs are known for their love for challnge and are therefore employed in illegal dog fighting.

Most of the problems root from irresponsible training. Sadly, there are too few AmStaff that are properly trained. And what’s even depressing is that there are innumerable pit bulls that are continually ill-treated by sadistic owners.

We are often confused of what true pit bulls are. In fact, many contend that these dogs must not be called by that name since it elicits unwanted images of gory dog fights. While this breed is not yet officially recognized by the American Dog Breeders Association or the United Kennel Club, the legitimate name remains to be American Pit Bull Terrier.

While it is true that American Pit Bull Terrier is violent in nature, this doesn’t imply that they are made purely for brutal stuffs. As we have earlier said, these dogs are only products of maltreatment and exploitive training (and inhumane) for self serving purposes. Otherwise, American Pit Bull Terriers can be very people loving.

These are also known for their being hardworking on which they excel from. They are also fond of excessive physical activities that would exhaust their power reserves. Thus, this breed is great for those who need company during athletic training. If you are the couch potato personality, please find another breed of dog that would suit your lifestyle.

To clear things off, American Pit Bull Terrier are not officially recognized not because of its ill reputation but mainly due to beliefs that it is not a purebred. One major standard for a dog to be distinguished as member of Kennel Clubs is that it should be purebred. Until more comprehensive findings on its origin are found, this dog will remain unfortunately tagged as “nasty”.

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SaraJane – Excellent points. We'd love to talk…

SaraJane – Excellent points. We'd love to talk more with you about this. Please ping us at donna@badrap.org to discuss (I'm a landlord myself of a triplex and have some thoughts that may be helpful to you.)
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Q&A: when does the first ivermectin shot start working for guinea pigs?

Question by Meana: when does the first ivermectin shot start working for guinea pigs?
my piggie R2-D2 just got the first of two shots for mange mites yesterday and he’s still scratching like crazy which was expected. when should the itchiness start to go away? thanks for any help.

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the ivermectin will start to work instantly killing the mites … but it may take a while for the irritation caused by them on her skin to go away… the follow up shot is usually to rid of any mites that may have hatched … by the second shot you should see hair retuning… even possibly giving them a soothing oatmeal bath will help

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