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Entries from May 2008

Understanding Your Puppies Socialization Needs

May 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments

This post is dedicated for those of you that are in search of a new puppy.  It’s important to read this post before you buy a new puppy so that you will be better educated about their essential socialization needs.  This post is also perfect for those of you that have just brought your new [...]

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Tags: Training Tips

Cute Dog Clothes for Summer!

May 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Since Summer is quickly approaching, I’ve decided to keep with my Summer theme on this post.  Keeping your dog cool and looking good is still possible with these cute Summer dog clothes.  Swank Pets has a huge variety of cute summer tanks and shirts for dogs that are perfect during these warmer months.  I would [...]

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Tags: Product Reviews

Summer Weather Dog Care Tips

May 16th, 2008 · No Comments

As Summer approaches and the days get warmer (its already heating up quite a bit here in San Diego), there are some things you’ll want to keep in mind when it comes to your dog.  Hot weather can be very detrimental and even fatal for dogs if proper precautions are not taken.  Certain breeds need extra care [...]

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Tags: Health Tips

Is Your Dog Marking? Stop Them With a Small Dog Diaper

May 15th, 2008 · No Comments

For those of you with male dogs, you’ve probably run into the problem with marking.  You know, where your little guy lifts his leg and pees on spots that he feels need to be noticed.  Of course, this is a completely natural behavior so you can’t get mad at him for it…but it sure gets [...]

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Tags: Product Reviews

Yorkie Killed By Invading Pit Bulls

May 13th, 2008 · No Comments

I just read a story about 2 pitbulls that somehow got into a neighbors backyard and ended up mauling a little tiny Yorkie.  Apparently, the defenseless Yorkie, Scrappy, was in the backyard when 2 pitbulls entered the backyard of Jan Madrid.  Scrappy the Yorkie belonged to Jan’s daughter who watched helplessly as her Yorkie was killed [...]

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Tags: Doggie News

New Collection of Vintage Clothes for Small Dogs!

May 6th, 2008 · No Comments

It seems like the whole fad in the fashion industry lately has been vintage clothing.  Many Hollywood A-listers and pop socialites can be seen in US Weekly sporting vintage tees and garments.  However, the trend for vintage clothing does not stop at humans.  The hot trend in small dog clothing has also been the vintage [...]

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Tags: Product Reviews

Is Your Dog Cheating On You?

May 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

When we buy our new puppies, we usually assume that our new little babies will be our best friends.  We picture our dogs following us where ever we go, sleeping in our arms, and never leaving our sides.  We envision a new best friend that will never betray us or leave us for someone else, [...]

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Tags: Health Tips

5 Ways to Help Stop Puppy Mills

May 1st, 2008 · No Comments

Its been a while since I last posted here, but I’ve been soooo busy. Sorry about the lack of posts, but hopefully this will make it up as my “Good Deed for the Day”.  A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the show Oprah did on the perils of puppy mills. If you didn’t read [...]

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Tags: Doggie News