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dog allergiesLike people, dogs can suffer from allergies. As in the human population, the incidence of allergies in pets seems to be increasing. While allergic humans may often sneeze, wheeze or even have serious respiratory difficulties, allergic reactions in pets are characterized by skin problems, exacerbated by their primary symptom—itching and scratching. Dog allergies fall into three main categories: flea allergy dermatitis, atopy, and food allergy. Many pets can be affected by one or more allergy.

Food Allergy

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BenBenMy best friend takes her toy Poo­dle to a professional spa every week but I only bath my dog when every I think she needs to. So how often to bath or gloom our dog exactly? 

According to Dr. Sherry Weaver, Unless a dog has skin problems, there is no specific need to bathe the dog except to make him a more enjoyable companion. Just like people, some dogs get stinky faster than others.  Breeds that have very demand­ing groom­ing require­ments (i.e. Poo­dles, Maltese and Yorkshire ter­ri­ers) should see a groomer every 4–6 weeks. Breeds with slightly less demand­ing coats (i.e. Shel­ties, Golden Retriev­ers and Bor­der Col­lies) should...

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VPD - Griffin and MaverickDo you know the name of VPD's newest K-9 crime dog squad's name? Yes, they are Griffin and Maverick. They are so cute!
 
Why police use German Shepherds as police dogs?

Shepherds used by police agencies because they had the right drives for the job, the right size and the right temperament.

German shepherds are extremely intelligent dogs, which makes them ideal to train for specific tasks. On top of this, they are large, strong, very obedient, and virtually fearless. They are also very protective of their owners and very loyal, so...

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