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Using the PetSci BMI Calculator to Calculate Your Dog’s BMI

The PetSci dog BMI calculator takes in to account the breed, height, weight and sex of your dog and then displays a BMI value. By itself this BMI value would be useless, as it is not comparable to a human’s BMI – however, because we’ve taken individual breed specifications into account we can give you a fairly accurate guide to …

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Where in the Woof?: An Infographic on the Origin of Dog Breeds

Can cats spread canine parvovirus to dogs

Around 15,000 years ago, man befriended the Grey Wolf. Man domesticated the wolf and they learned to live together in harmony. That, is not the end of the story however. As man moved around the globe, he took the domesticated wolves with him. In the different regions, different tasks were required of the wolves – catching prey, retrieving, carrying luggage, …

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How to Reduce Plaque & Tartar with ProDen PlaqueOff

jack russell terrier tooth exam for plaque and tartar

Unfortunately, dogs aren’t able to pick up a toothbrush every morning and evening to maintain proper oral hygiene. As such, they can start to develop some problems with plaque. Plaque is the build up of bacteria on teeth in such a way that they form a tough protein film over teeth, which can increase the likelihood of gum infections.

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