Male Dog Leaking Brown Fluid

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For the past 12 years, I know I’ve gotten off pretty easy when it comes to matters of my dog’s hind end. But last week, all that good luck came to a screeching halt when a vet tech noticed my male dog leaking brown fluid from his bum. And for the first time in his life and probably going forward, my senior, arthritic dog is on high-alert when it comes to his anal glands and I’ll share exactly what happened and why the sudden change in this article. Male Dog…

Best Dog Ear Wax Cleaner

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Today, I’m going to introduce you to the ear flush that changed my dog’s life (and mine) after 9 years of trial and error… mostly error.  If you don’t care about my story and just want to know the best dog ear wax cleaner…I’ll take no offense. You can jump right to the point by clicking the link below. It will take you to the product I recommend, without the story… Get To The Point. But if you have time to learn about the history of my dog’s chronic waxy…

Snout Soother vs. Vitamin E – Let’s Tackle Dog Nose Woes

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Today we are going to compare 2 products that are often recommended by veterinarians to help dogs that are suffering from a dry, cracked or chapped nose. While both products offer relief, we’ll take a look at some unique factors that might help you decide which product might be most appropriate for you and your dog’s unique situation. Before we get into the pros and cons and look at the comparison table, I know some of you are just looking to find out where to buy the stuff (especially the…

Senior Dog Nail Trimming

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Our senior dogs are not the spry, active, young pups they used to be and that means no more “self-filing” nail activities. Back in the day, our dogs would run on blacktop, take long walks on concrete and in the process, have their nails magically filed.  But as their daily activities begin to slow in pace and reduce in frequency, senior dog nail trimming is no longer accomplished naturally and must become part of regular grooming. In this article, we will discuss the most common reasons why dog owners are…

Senior Dog Bad Breath: Home Remedies

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Today, we’re going to talk about three things you should be focusing on in the home to help a senior dog with bad breath.  We’ve got some easy home remedies and DIY dental wipes. But; first things first:  If your senior dog has sudden bad breath that smells rotten resembling fish or rotten meat, call your vet’s office now and explain the sudden smell.  Sudden odors in the mouth should be taken as seriously as any other sudden change in a senior dog and can be symptoms of major developments.…