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How to choose a collar for a German shepherd?
A puppy must be trained in a collar from the first months of his life. If this is not done on time, then many problems can arise later. For example,…

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Dog Heart Failure
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Can a dog bite sticks?

Can a dog be allowed to play with sticks? It would seem that the answer is obvious: why not? In the view of many, an ordinary stick from the street is a traditional toy of our four-legged friends, because dogs have loved sticks for centuries and play with them with pleasure. And it’s convenient for the owners: I forgot my favorite pet ball at home – I picked up an alternative, right from the ground, and no costs. But is everything so cloudless?

Not every owner will remember about “harmless” stick games when a pet suddenly feels bad. The most intricate ones will be listed as the causes of the ailment, but in practice, the cause of many common ailments is just the same as a regular wooden stick. Amazing – Not at all. Let’s see what the matter is.

Why not let the dog play with sticks?
1. You never know what substances can be contained on a selected stick. In the conditions of a big city, these are various chemical reagents and even, possibly, poison from rats and other rodents, which was used to treat the nearest territory. Of course, it’s easy to guess the consequences of playing with such a stick. In the best case, this is a mild digestive upset, and in the worst, it is a serious poisoning that is dangerous to the pet’s life. Continue reading

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