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Entries from January 2008

Squeaky Toys For Small Dogs

January 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Some of us drive nice cars, some of us carry exotic purses, some of us have spoil ourselves with nice shoes. Perhaps a pair of Christian Louboutins or Manolos anyone? Either way, we all have our so called “Toys” in life.  Some of us just happen to love and desire different things in life, but [...]

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What is a Collapsed Trachea?

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Since I’m on the topic of common disorders seen in toy breed dogs, I might as well touch on the subject of a Collapsed Trachea. First, lets define exactly what a trachea does. The trachea is also known to many people as a windpipe. It connects the mouth, nose and throat to the lungs. It [...]

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What is a Luxating Patella?

January 24th, 2008 · No Comments

If you own a small breed dog or a toy breed dog, you may want to pay extra close attention here. This problem is most prominently seen in smaller dogs but can affect larger dogs as well. Have you ever noticed your dog running around the park and then suddenly give out a quick yelp [...]

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Yoga for Dogs?

January 21st, 2008 · No Comments

I mentioned in some previous blogs about dogs going to massage therapy, dog hair dressers, and dog salons. Well, that huge craze is totally last year. A new and growing craze amongst dog owners seems to be Dog Yoga, or Doga. Dog owners in England are starting to take their dogs with them to yoga [...]

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This Cupcake Dog Shirt Makes Me Hungry!

January 18th, 2008 · No Comments

We recently got in some food themed dog shirts and tank tops that are absolutely to do die for. Not only are they super cute and gorgeous, but they have stitched themes of food. Now tell me, what dog does not love food? And for your little dog to now have a picture of their [...]

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The Unconditional Love of Dogs

January 16th, 2008 · No Comments

People of all ages, sex, and ethnicities are happy owners of dogs. I don’t know the exact statistic, but I bet at least 1 in 3 families in America own a dog. So why do so many people own dogs. Why do our children beg us for a puppy every Christmas? There must be a [...]

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Sweat Dreams with Fleece Dog Pajamas

January 14th, 2008 · No Comments

When you prepare for bed or just feel like lounging around the house in some comfortable clothes, what do you tend to wear? Most likely your most comfortable pair of pajamas. Isn’t nice to get out of your work clothes after a long days work and get into those nice soft fleece pajamas and watch [...]

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Almost a Yorkie’s Last Christmas

January 10th, 2008 · No Comments

I know dog’s are known to swallow all sort of objects, which is very frightening of course. Take this one story of a Yorkie that ends up swallowing a star decoration that usually goes on top of a Christmas tree!  Supposedly, the 5 month old Yorkie named Charlie was rummaging around his owner’s Christmas decoration [...]

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Puppy Clothes and Other Essentials

January 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Many people always ask what they need to get their new puppy once they have taken them home. I’ve gone over very extensively of how to take care of a toy breed puppy, but I’ve never really dived into what sort of items you should buy  to  ensure your little puppy is happy and comfortable [...]

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