8 Tips For Welcoming A Timid Dog Into Your Family

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Dangerous Plants for Dogs and Cats

There are a number of plants that are non-toxic, mildly toxic, highly toxic and even deadly to dogs. Some of these plants are present in your local park, your neighbor’s garden, even your own home. Many plants are toxic to dogs and cats. For this reason, it’s always a good idea to discourage them from chewing on or ingesting any vegetation, especially the following plants, parts of fruits or vegetables. The following plants are the most toxic to dogs and should never be made available to them under any circumstances: Castor bean or castor oil plant (Ricinus communis) Cyclamen (Cylamen spp.) Dumbcane (Dieffenbachia) Hemlock (Conium maculatum) English Ivy, both leaves and berries (Hedera helix) Mistletoe (Viscum album) Oleander (Nerium oleander) Thorn apple or jimsonweed (Datura stramonium) Yew (Taxus spp.) Any mushroom you cannot identify as safe Full List of Dangerous Garden Plants for Dogs Herbs, Vegetables, & Edible Plants Chamomile ...
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Spaying and Neutering

Spaying and Neutering There are many scientific studies that prove many reasons to why it is beneficial to spay and neuter your animal. One of many reasons spaying or neutering your animal. Communities where stray dogs and cats are overpopulation are a serious problem. This can lead to dogs and cats constantly reproducing more dogs and cats into a life that is already causing suffering, attacking one another, and even kids or adults, especially when dogs form stray packs. For an individual dog or cat owner and not a dog or cat rescuer or advocate, for someone that doesn’t want to spay or neuter, I know you can feel like it’s an attack on you or your right to alter your dog or not, and you as a responsible owner. But, what about your animals rights? Would it be selfish to only think about how you are affected? I’m sure ...
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