Health & Nutrition

Anxiety in Dogs: Triggers and How to Relieve It

30 July 2013 ~ 5 Comments

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Just like humans, pets get stressed for many reasons. When a dog experiences stress, he will show it by destructive behavior, loud/excessive barking, peeing in the house, or hiding under/behind furniture. Some of the situations that can trigger anxiety in dogs are: ‣  being left home alone ‣  human stress ‣  loud noises, such as […]

Dry Eye in Dogs

26 July 2013 ~ 1 Comment

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Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (KCS), commonly referred to as “Dry Eye” is normally caused when your dog’s immune system destroys the tear glands. It it a life-long condition, but luckily it can be kept under control with topical eye medication. Corgis, as well as other breeds, such as Beagle, Bassett Hound, English Bulldog, French Bulldog, Shih Tzu […]

Why Your Pets Need Dental Care

25 July 2013 ~ 2 Comments

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Every responsible pet parent knows how important it is to keep our fur-friends’ teeth clean. Brushing your pet’s teeth is not always an easy task, and I know this first hand. I started brushing Toby’s teeth when he was young. At first, he didn’t like it, but in time he got used to it and […]

Tips for Keeping your Dog Fit and Healthy

22 July 2013 ~ 6 Comments

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Just like humans, dogs can easily get overweight. But unlike us, they have a harder time losing all those extra pounds. We, as their parents, are responsible with taking care of them and keeping them at a healthy weight. Corgis, with their bottomless stomachs, are prone to obesity, that’s why I’m sharing these easy tips […]

Natura Pet Food Recall (Innova, Evo, California Natural & More)

18 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

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Earlier last month, pet food maker Natura Pet Products announced a voluntary food recall. This recall includes Natura’s all brands of dry food, which are being recalled because the FDA tested a lot manufactured in April and found out that it was positive for Salmonella. Pet owners who purchased Natura’s brands of dry food, should […]

Summer Tips for Pet Owners

06 July 2013 ~ 0 Comments

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I bet our pets are thankful that 4th of July is over, but summer is not gone yet, and those hot days could harm our pets, if we don’t take proper care of them. Shade and water are both vital to our dogs, and here are some more interesting facts about heat and the dangers […]

Toxic Plants for Dogs

28 June 2013 ~ 3 Comments

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Here’s a (long) list of plants that can be dangerous to your pets. I googled all the plants to see what they look like, because I don’t know all of them by name, and sure thing, once I saw their pictures I realized I know them all, and what’s scarier, I have most of them […]

Summer Dangers for Your Dog

26 June 2013 ~ 1 Comment

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For many of us, our Corgis are our kids, so it’s only natural to want the best for them, and to protect them from any dangers. With summer here, some new hazards arise for our pets. We already know heat is dangerous for pets, and we should never leave them in a hot car, or […]

Keep Your Dog at a Healthy Weight

21 June 2013 ~ 7 Comments

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We all know that nowadays obesity is a real problem that can cause several serious health conditions. I try to stay away from junk foods, and exercise at least a couple of days per week, and I’m doing the same thing with Toby. I know that Corgis can gain weight very easily, but I think […]

Tips for a Safe Road Trip with Your Corgi

20 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

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Every year, around this time, we can’t wait to go on vacation or short trips, and whenever possible, we want to take our pets along. But not many of us know that traveling in a car with our dog on our lap or unrestrained is not safe at all. It’s not safe for the driver […]

Degenerative Myelopathy in Corgis

18 June 2013 ~ 7 Comments

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As a pet parent, I’m always looking for ways to keep my dog healthy, and some of the steps I take to make sure Toby will enjoy a long, happy and healthy life are: feeding him a quality food, exercise him every day, giving him supplements, and making sure he’s always up to date with […]

Why Shaving Your Corgi is a Big No-No

17 June 2013 ~ 16 Comments

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During the hot summer days, most of us are looking for ways to keep ourselves and our Corgis cool whenever going outside. Many Corgi parents decide to give their double-coated fur-kids a shave, thinking that this will help them stay cool, and will also help with the shedding. Not true. Even after the dog is […]