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Entries from August 2007

Yorkie Dog Clothes Selection

August 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Since I am quite familiar with the Yorkie breed, I decided to write a little post of Yorkie dog clothes. Now in general, most Yorkies are around 4 -7 pounds. Of course, you’ll have your small Yorkies and your larger ones, but I’d have to say that the majority of Yorkies fall within this weight [...]

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Leona Helmsley Wills $12 Million to Her Maltese

August 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Leona Helmsley, a billionaire ($4 billion to be exact) hotel heiress died at the age of 87 last week. Known as the “Queen of Mean” and seen as a cold hearted woman by many of her employees, Leona was definitely not everyone’s favorite person. However, her pet maltese, Trouble, may beg to differ. After her [...]

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San Luis Obispo Weekend Trip

August 29th, 2007 · No Comments

So Teresa and I took a little trip up to San Luis Obispo this past weekend. For those of you unfamiliar with this small town, it’s located on the central coast of California along the 101 freeway. About an 1.5 hours north of Santa Barbara. I went to college here (Cal Poly) and Teresa’s parents [...]

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How to Determine Fitting Sizes for Small Dog Clothes

August 23rd, 2007 · No Comments

So you love dressing your little dog up in small dog clothing. Who wouldn’t? You’re surfing along the internet, and you finally find a site that has the cutest selection of small dog clothes. You then realize that you can’t really try these pieces of clothing on your dog– so you start stressing and sweating [...]

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How to Brush Your Dogs Teeth

August 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

We hated brushing our teeth as kids, and some us hate brushing our teeth now. So why do we do it? Well, obviously because our teeth will eventually fall out if we don’t. The same thing goes for dogs. Many people are unaware of this, but poor hygiene is a leading cause of premature death [...]

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How to Choose a Small Dog Carrier or Small Dog Purse

August 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

So you’ve got yourself a little bitty dog, and you want them to be with you 24/7. I suppose very few of us have that opportunity, but I’m sure we’d all like to have our dogs with us at all times. Small dog carriers are a great way to carry your little fur baby around [...]

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The Dangers of Hypoglycemia in Small Dogs and How to Prevent It

August 20th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Hypoglycemia for small dogs is one of the most dangerous and deadly conditions that a toy breed puppy can encounter. I’ve seen too many cases where a new owner is not properly educated about hypoglycemia in small dogs, and the puppy dies because the owner did not know what to do. This post does not [...]

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Small Dog Modeling Contest in Malibu, CA

August 16th, 2007 · No Comments

For everyone who thought their dog could always be an aspiring model, here is your chance. The mail order catalogue, GW Little is going to be holding a fashion show for small dogs (25 pounds and under) on Sunday August 26th, at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California. The event will begin at 4 pm. The [...]

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Most Popular Dogs in the United States

August 15th, 2007 · No Comments

The polls are in, and the most popular dog registered by the American Kennel Club (AKC) is the….Labrador! However, this should come to no surprise since its been the most popular dog in the United States since 1991. In fact, the labrador was the most popular dog in almost all 50 states with a few [...]

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Introducing Muffin: No Little Dog Clothes For Me!

August 13th, 2007 · No Comments

So the other day I introduced our little princess of a dog, Munchkin. She acts like a little lady and loves to model our little dog clothes as she prances around our house. But now we have her older ‘Sister’ Muffin. Muffin is currently two and half years old, and we think she’s part Bichon, [...]

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Munchkin: World’s Cutest Dog Loves Small Dog Clothes

August 11th, 2007 · No Comments

Since I introduced myself yesterday, I think today I’ll introduce Munchkin. She’s our little teacup Yorkie currently weighing in just over 1.5 lbs. She’s about a year and half, and healthy as can be. In our eyes, she is the cutest dog in the world. However, we all know and think that our own dogs [...]

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Hello Everybody, Welcome to the Swankpets Dog Blog

August 10th, 2007 · No Comments

Ahhh, my first entry into the Swankpets Dog Blog. It took me a while to get around to setting this up, but I finally got it done and here it is. Within this blog, I hope to combine both informative and entertaining posts so people can learn and read about interesting topics. My goal is [...]

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Hello world!

August 2nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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