Archive for November, 2011

Homemade Doggie Gobblers

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Want homemade dog treats? Try this easy recipe for Homemade Doggie Gobblers. These tasty canine treats are perfect for Thanksgiving or any time of year. Cook alongside your holiday dishes and feed one or two to your dog when the family sits down to eat. He’ll feel like he’s getting in on the fun without eating unhealthy table scraps. The limited ingredients in Doggie Gobblers also make them perfect for dogs with dietary restrictions. Plus, your dog will love their meaty taste. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes Ingredients: 5-6 ounces cooked boneless, skinless…

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How To Say Goodbye – Written By Dr. Patricia Ainsworth

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Witten By Dr. Patty Ainsworth Part 2 of 2      After much heartache, you and your family have made the decision to euthanize your pet. What next?  In the time prior to euthanasia you may want to spoil your pet a little. This is the one time when all those forbidden foods (chocolate, bacon, etc.) can no longer do any lasting harm.  Time outside sitting in the sun, a last walk or some gentle grooming are all other ways to enjoy time together before you say goodbye.      I always tell people it is difficult to plan a euthanasia well…

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When To Say Goodbye – Written By Dr. Patricia Ainsworth

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When To Say Goodbye – Written By Dr. Patricia Ainsworth Part 1 of 2          Sooner or later, this is a subject that arises between most pet owners and their vets. After eighteen years in practice, I’ve had the euthanasia discussion countless times. While I can’t guarantee you will agree with my opinion, I hope by addressing this issue here to provide some guidance and comfort during a difficult time.           You might hope that your pet will simply pass away in his sleep. While this does happen occasionally, more often an animal experiences a slow decline, perhaps suffering along the way. …

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