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4 Ways to Restrain Your Puppy from Barking and Showing Aggression

March 28, 2016 1 comment

Discouraging Puppy Aggression during Playtime

 

According to American Dog Trainers Network it has been found that on an average 12 to 15 fatal dog bites happen per year in USA. Face, hand, and arms account for the most bite wound sites with 44000 facial injuries in a year. This goes to show that this is a habit which needs to be curbed from an early age in dogs. Hence, if you find that your puppy is showing the following traits then it is time to take him to a veterinarian immediately and get his behavior sorted out:

  • Aggression that is situational or stimulus-dependent rather than spontaneous
  • Long-drawn-out, deep growling
  • Preset stare
  • Stiff posture

Aggression in puppies can stem from fear, territoriality, conflict or pain. Let us now look at the different ways to discourage puppy aggression during playtime:

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First Aid Tips For Burns- Let’s Learn & Not Make Pets Suffer Due To Ignorance

March 18, 2016 Leave a comment

Apparently there are no entrance tests for pet parenting and many of the guardians may not be aware of the first aid steps for burns or may simply panic. Burns could be quite painful and they damage several skin layers at once. Our pets are at a constant risk of getting burnt with all the substances we use such as electricity, burners, fireplaces, candles, chemicals, etc.  We don’t want our pets suffer because of our ignorance, right? So let’s learn what to do when a dog or cat get burns!

Pet Burn Tips and Treatment

First aid tips for burns

Before we begin, it is important to understand that it may take time for visible signs to surface in mild burns. However in severe burning accidents you may be able to see the signs such as redness, blood, peeled skin etc. which may frighten you. Thus the first tip would be:

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