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This is how many food related problems arise (and it's most often the humans who exhibit the problematic behavior like insisting their dog needs to be hand fed). You already tried different brands of food, so it isn't that your dog is picky. Maybe he just wants a short digestive pause. Maybe he's ok with eating just until he's no longer hungry in contrast to ...


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There are different aspects to this question. Would it be a balanced diet for dogs? Probably yes, since dogs evolved from hunters. Though always feeding the same species of animal can slowly lead to an overdose of certain nutrients and a lack of others. Would it be healthy? Very certainly no. The main problem are parasites like intestinal worms your dog can ...


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There is no objective answer like "1 km is ok but 2 km is too far" because that depends on the size and the individual fitness of your dog, and the terrain you're running on. In general, dogs can cover long distances in a jogging tempo. The trot gait saves a lot of energy (compared to a sprint). You should gauge the reactions of your dog during and ...


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The most simple thing to understand is that the puppy is young and independent. Sometimes rebellious :) Just like human babies, and like any other babies. One reason why the dogs (regardless of age) prefer to go to the bed / sofa, even when it is forbidden, is that they need to be as close as possible with their masters, even when their masters are not ...


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The answer to your question actually helps with both of your concerns-- Leash Training. Training will help your dog not to pull on the leash as well as build trust between the both of you. When you are walking with Benji hold some of his food, or some of his favorite treats in your hand. Allow him to smell the food and become interested, and then start to ...


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I visited the vet today and he said it was nothing to worry about. Since the black speck within my puppy’s iris doesn’t have any mass, it’s just a benign irregular formation- and it’s not a coloboma or “iris freckle.” Always consult your vet if you have a similar issue.


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There are multiple factors that determine a dog’s temperament and breed is just one of them. Others are personality, age and experience. Of course a one-year purebred Malinois will typically be a nervous bundle of energy and a seven-year old pug will be mostly calm and settled, but that’s just average. The former may be unusually laid-back and the latter ...


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Please keep in mind that I'm not a vet. I was skeptical of the "dark gums" as a sign of hypoxia, because I've seen dark pigmented gums in dogs with dark skin. And to be fair, the information available on many sites is confusing, especially if several sites contradict each other. A sign of acute lack of oxygen is called "cyanosis", which ...


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Normally, the dogs would not need much protection, if the ground is dry. They actually become frantic when given the opportunity to play in fresh snow. But there are cases when some protection might be needed. As strange as it might sound, there are "shoes for dogs". Just try to find some in your area. They might even come with winter-design for ...


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i also have a husky puppy, he is 16 weeks now. He started teething earlier than expected and seemed to gravitate to my coffee table and my socks rather than the chew bone i bought him. So, i switched to a soft wood-like chew stick i found at Petsmart and soft, no filling toys like the deflated looking stuffed animals at Petsmart. He loved those and ...


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