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  • Share If You Care

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    Saturday March 14th, 2015 at 06:06 AM

    It is hard to imagine that there are people in this world who would torture any living creature for the sake of a meal. What can we do about it? We can raise awareness. Share if you care.
  • Are you Asking Your Veterinarian Enough Questions?

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    Tuesday February 10th, 2015 at 11:18 AM

    Square_140_420575h_27 Recently on Facebook an aquaintance said her dog was having seizures. She had greened her lifestyle and her dog was on Revolution to kill heartworm microfilaria, intestinal parasites, and fleas. Now it doesn't take Einstein to realize that a chemical designed to kill all those parasites harbored in the body by different means, on a continuous basis isn't green. I mentioned to her that the main ingredient in Revolution is Selamectin, a manmade synthetic drug only slightly similiar to the...
  • Are you Asking Your Vet Enough Questions?

    from Dogs Dollars & Sense

    Tuesday February 10th, 2015 at 07:56 AM

    Recently on Facebook an acquaintence mentioned her dog was having seizures, she had greened her lifestyle and the dog was on Revolution to kill heartworms microfilaria, intestinal worms and fleas. Now it doesn't take an Einstein to know that any chemical that kiils all those on a continuous basis isn't a 'green ' alternative. I mentioned that the active ingredient is Selamectin, a manmade synthetic drug slightly similiar to a relatively safe Ivermectin that is a neurological poison.Her reply...
  • Dear Pet People..Wise Up.

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    Wednesday December 10th, 2014 at 10:53 AM

  • DIY Pet Hair Release Odor Busting Vacuum Carpet Powder

    from Dogs Dollars & Sense

    Sunday September 21st, 2014 at 10:17 AM

    Square_140_befunky_befunky_024dds.jpg You can purchase carpet products to use with your vacuum to help eliminate pet odor and 'release pet hair' from the carpet.Or, you can make your own and save that money. You probably already have the ingredients in your house.Some store bought carpet powders contain phtalates and formaldehyde which have been linked to hormone disruption,cancer,infertility,ashma and allergies. They are not required to list the ingredients on the container and pets lay on the carpet breathing in these toxic...
  • Women Who Throw Away Dogs

    from Dogs Dollars & Sense

    Saturday September 20th, 2014 at 06:34 AM

    Square_140_lavender_gilby If you have read this blog before you know I have voiced my opinions more than once. Today on the anniversary of Gilby being dumped in a kill shelter I am thinking about the type of person who does that. Who do you think that type of person is? A careless heartless creep, who throws dogs away like dirty kleenex?Sometimes, butmost likely that person is your next door neighbor... Your next door neighbor, your co-worker, your yoga instructor. Don't believe me? It's true. There are many, many...
  • Can Home Cooking Make Your Dog Live Longer and Lower Your Vet Bills?

    from Dogs Dollars & Sense

    Sunday June 29th, 2014 at 10:48 AM

    Over the years I have fed most diets out there. Being a believer in the works of the work of the incomparable Juliette de Baircli Levy, whose dogs great healthi is legendary, I do believe in raw diets. But quite honestly my own dogs have fared best with home cooking. The healthiest dogs I have ever seen were were Whippetsdecended ofthe famed English Pennyworth bloodline that ate whole rabbit and chicken, pressure cooked with just a bit of vegetables until the whole contents was mush, cooked...
  • Senior Dogs are Super Companions

    from Dogs Dollars & Sense

    Tuesday October 8th, 2013 at 04:54 PM

    You probably remember the post when I pulled canine senior citizen Gilby from the dog pound. His only crime was his age. Senior dogs make fabulous pets, they don't chew up your slippers and they come with housemanners. Right now the JCCARE is offering an October adoption fee special of $75.00 for a fully vetted senior Japanese Chin to approved homes. Even if you fall in love with a West Coast Chin and live on the East Coast, volunteers will help get your new companion to your door. My own...
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