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At some point, you may notice your dog's watery eyes. It’s easy to assume that the dog is crying, but those tears are actually caused by something other than emotions.  Here are some common causes of tears in dogs: 1.Scratched CorneaWhen playing with other dogs or cats, running a paw brush in the area can be the cause of a scratched cornea. Besides tearing, a dog may paw at his eye, blink a lot, or have an inflamed eye area.  2. InfectionIf the dog’s tears are yellow, mucusy, or bloody instead of clear, it may be a sign that your...

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1. Take your pet to the veterinarian regularly. All pets, including both dogs and cats, require regular veterinary care. You should know your pets healthy or not.   2. Keep your pet’s mouth clean.Oral health issues can cause your pet pain, making it difficult for him to eat. If left untreated, oral health issues may even lead to heart and kidney disease.  3. Keep your pet lean. Obesity will put your pet at risk for joint disease, heart disease, and diabetes, among other things. Being overweight may shorten a dog or cat’s life span by as much as two years. ...

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1. Punish your dog for their stubborn, hyperactive or out of control. If a dog exhibits unwanted behaviors, it’s because they haven’t been taught what it is that you do want.  2. Stop giving toys. Most of the dogs destroy every toy you give them. We can’t just stop giving them toys — we must still meet their chewing needs without being destructive. 3. Use your hand to hit the dog. Hitting a dog makes her afraid and will break whatever trust you’ve built. Fearful dogs can and will bite if they feel threatened.  4.Use crates instead of training manners....

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There are roughly 70 million stray dogs and cats in the U.S. And for many of them, the food and shelter that they find during the winter will mean the difference between life and death. It may be time to help homeless dogs and cats survive the cold days.  1. Food and water. Providing stray animals with fresh, clean food and water can help them survive the cold. That means they will need to use less energy to solve their dinner.  2. Notify your local authorities. Most animal shelters will usually make an effort to pick up stray dogs —...

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Every time you want a pet, and you’ve even planned out what you would name this bundle of joy, and even where they would sleep. But if you recognize any of the signs below then you probably aren’t ready just yet.    1. Sometimes you skip meals because you’re so busy, or lazy. If you did this to your pet they will most likely end in tragedy.   2. You don’t always come home and sleep in your own bed every night. But if you had a pet then you would have to be back for bedtime to make sure that...

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