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The French Bulldog is a rather rare dog breed that has a long history as a companion dog. ‘Frenchies’ are smart, loving and make great show dogs. They are also highly trainable, as long as you keep your instruction positive and fun, with lots of rewards. They have low energy...

Here are 13 Best Dog Breeds for Families: Here are the 13 Best Dog Breeds for Families: If your children keep begging for a new playmate of the canine variety, you may decide it is time for such an addition to your family. Choosing the right dog for you and...

Written by Dr. Brian J. Bourquin, Founder, Boston Veterinary Clinic www.bostonveterinary.com Caring for a Senior Giant Breed Dog READER QUESTION: “My senior giant breed dog is turning six soon. What are some tips and tricks for giving a senior, giant breed a long and happy life.” Dr. B’s Answer: This...

Nutrition for Your Pets “Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food.” Hypocrites WRITTEN BY: Danielle Conway, DVM, CVA, VSMT, CCRP  Veterinary Nutrition Services offered at Ethos include: Homemade diet formulation Commercial diet recommendations Critical care nutrition Weight loss programs    Providing clients and veterinarians with scientific, safe...

Protecting Your Pet From Lyme Disease It’s that time of year again where the weather’s warming up and all the critters are starting to frolic again. Unfortunately, ticks are among them, and these little buggers present a health threat not only to humans but to animals as well, particularly dogs....

Written by Dr. Beth Eisenberg, DVM: Ethos Veterinary Health Marijuana and Pets: With its legalization, marijuana use has become a more frequently discussed topic amongst the veterinary community.  There are potential health benefits, but little has been proven or even studied for use in animals in the veterinary industry. When...

Dr. Tonya Boyle Brown, DVM from Port City Referral Hospital in Portsmouth, NH tells your how to stop separation anxiety in pets in seven simple steps. Stop Separation Anxiety Stop Separation Anxiety: As busy families, we are acutely aware that the priorities of our four legged family members take a...

ADAPTOGENS & TONIC HERBS FOR THE WELLBEING OF OUR PETS WRITTEN BY: Joyce Belcher, Sustenance Herbs in Kittery, Maine ADAPTOGENS…are the ideal group of herbs for pets: They are non-toxic to the recipient, regulate and normalize organ and body systems function, all contain antioxidants and scavenge free radicals, bring balance...

Written by Crystal Ward Kent As animal lovers, we want our companions to be with us for as long as possible, and to enjoy good quality of life during that time. While nothing can guarantee your pet a certain lifespan, there are ways to promote good health and reduce certain...

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