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How To Take Care of a Puppy: Taking Care of Puppies Dog Care 

How To Take Care of a Puppy: Taking Care of Puppies

Hi. I’m Dr. Katy Nelson for Iams with Howdini. Today we’re going to talk about how to take care of your puppy. First and foremost, you want to understand and meet your puppy’s needs. Here they are in order of importance. Number one, basic health– water, nutrition specifically formulated for puppies, and sleep. Also, immunizations and regular check-ups are recommended. Number two, safety. As with small children, you need to keep your puppy in an environment that is safe for him. Puppies explore with their mouths and they learn about…

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Dog Breeding & Pregnancy : Pregnant Dog Care Dog Care 

Dog Breeding & Pregnancy : Pregnant Dog Care

Hi, my name’s Pam Nichols, I’m with www.utahanimalcare.com. I would like to talk to you about the proper care of a pregnant dog. First of all, before your dog becomes pregnant it’s really important for her to become current on all of her vaccinations so that when she is having puppies she delivers the proper protection vaccination production to those babies. So, before she gets pregnant have her checked out by your veterinarian, have her vaccinations current. Once she is pregnant, at about day thirty, you can have a blood…

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Take care of your dog during summer Dog Care 

Take care of your dog during summer

The heat of the summer months affects the dogs as much as it affects us humans. Here are some pet care tips to combat the evils of summer: During summer months make sure your dog has access to plenty of fresh cool water at all hours of the day since your companion will need that to get past the hot summer months. During these months be prepared to witness a drop in your dog’s appetite. Do consult your vet for the best diet for your dog in summer. If you…

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Dog Breeding & Pregnancy : Pregnant Dog Labor Dog Care 

Dog Breeding & Pregnancy : Pregnant Dog Labor

Hi, my name’s Pam Nichols. I am a veterinarian at the Animal Care Center in Bountiful, Utah. I’d like to talk to you a little bit about when your pregnant female dog might go into labor. Gestation for a dog is normally 58 to 65 days from their last breed date. But always plan ahead from their first breed date just in case. You don’t want to be surprised in the middle of the night by a dog having puppies in your closet. Typically a week before your female is…

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Dog Breeding & Pregnancy : Dog Care: Signs of Pregnancy Dog Care 

Dog Breeding & Pregnancy : Dog Care: Signs of Pregnancy

Hi,my name is Dr. Pam Nichols. I’m a veterinarian in Bountiful, Utah, at Animal Care Center. I’d like to talk to you today, about how to tell when your dog is pregnant. First thing is, we hope that you’re doing this responsibly, and that you’ve planned to breed your dog, and that you in fact, did witness the breeding, not that your dog was just running free, and happened to get pregnant. Second thing, is that after your dog has been bred, by day thirty, a blood test can be…

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