Articles for tag: Buying a Pet, Dog Hair, Siberian Husky

Karla News

Is a Siberian Husky the Right Breed for You?

Our lives were transformed five years ago when, for Father’s Day, I decided to buy my husband a puppy. Even though we lived in a townhouse, Mark wanted a big dog. Several people in our neighborhood had big dogs, and a few kept two large dogs in tiny wo-bedroom apartments. Since one day Mark hopes ...

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Dirt Devil Stick Vac Plus – Product Review

I have been using the Dirt Devil Stick Vac Plus since I first purchased it more than ten years ago. For a mini vacuum to last that long, you know that it is a quality product. While I previously was not a big fan of Dirt Devil products, I have since realized the exceptional quality ...

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Home Remedies for Common Dog Ailments

Does your beloved dog scratch incessantly? Chew their paws, have red, raw skin patches and losing hair? Have you taken your dog to the Vet and been through the allergy tests, the injections, the antibiotics, the Prednisone, tried every shampoo, cream, lotion and spray available, and still your dog is in misery? Don’t despair, there ...

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Tips for Grooming Dog Nails and Paws

Perfect paws for a dog is not about aesthetics but for function and health. While we groom our nails solely for visual appeal, dogs need their nails and paws groomed to prevent torn ligaments and arthritis and paw hair trimmed to prevent broken bones caused by slips or trips. To give your dog perfect paws ...

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Should You Dye Your Dog’s Hair?

There are many people out there who think that it would be a “cool” idea to dye their dog’s fur. Although your dog may look cute in an unnatural shade of pink or blue, is this really a good thing to do? Is it ethical to dye your dog’s fur? Are there any problems which ...

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How to Groom Your Dog at Home

After the number of humiliating haircuts I have put our dogs through over the years, it seems only appropriate that I discuss dog grooming at home. I’m sure I am more of an expert at what NOT to do than how to groom your dog. Over the years, I have gotten a little better, but ...

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Easy Ways to Remove Dog Hair from Furniture

Dogs love to lie on sofas, couches, loveseats and chairs instead of the floor. After all, fabric-covered furniture is comfortable and inviting. Unfortunately, dogs that shed often leave behind a hairy mess that must be removed or the furniture begins looking dirty. Not to mention, no one wants to sit on furniture and end up ...

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Welsh Terrier – The Hunting Dog of Wales

Although initially trained and developed to be hunting dogs, Welsh terriers, which of course originate from Wales, soon became show dogs. Many owners of Welsh terriers try to outdo each other by teaching their dogs various tricks and coloring their wiry and short coats. Many people have fallen in love with the Welsh terrier as ...

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The Truth About Dogs that Don’t Shed

If you’re planning on purchasing a puppy, and are searching for a breed that does not shed hair, I have bad news. There is no such animal. Like humans, all dogs must lose some hair in order for new hair to grow. If you don’t find dog hair scattered around the house, it is likely ...

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How to Stop Your Dog’s Hair Shedding

Anyone who owns a dog that sheds knows that it can be a never-ending annoyance. Dog hair on the furniture. Dog hair on your clothes. Dog hair in your food? Sure! Of course a lot depends on the breed of dog, nutrition level of diet, and climate. But if despite excellent nutrition, you just happen ...