Category: Health

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MANIPULATION OR THE IMPORTANCE OF STIMULATING YOUR DOG THROUGH TOUCH

Today we will talk about the big and largest benefits of manipulation or touch stimulation. It will definitely make your dog’s life calmer, more balanced and pleasant in all its aspects. For writing this post, we have not only used, as always, our experience, but also other precious information given to us by the professionals credited below.

What is dog manipulation and where do I start? (more…)

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SEPARATION ANXIETY IN POMERANIAN DOGS (II) – TOYS TO FIGHT AGAINST IT

In the previous publication we told you why separation anxiety happens, especially in small dogs like Pomeranians, and at the same time we gave you some small tips to avoid your dogs suffering from it. If you missed this post, you can read it again by clicking here. In this post we will talk about three types of toys that help Colette to cope with separation anxiety, all having in common that they include treats inside. (more…)

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SEPARATION ANXIETY IN POMERANIAN DOGS (I) – TIPS

Because of its small size, because of our way of treating them/pampering them, Pomeranians have a tendency to suffer separation anxiety, which causes them a state of anguish, stress and depression, moments before their human leaves and while they remain alone at home.

If your dog suffers it, these reactions will not be unknown for you, but just in case we indicate that this anxiety is manifested in behavioral problems such as: (more…)

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SALMON OIL FOR POMERANIAN DOGS

EXPLANATORY NOTE! As previously indicated, this kind of PomPomDog posts regarding health and nutrition, are written after having consulted several specialized texts and having read different opinions. However, in case of any doubt or problem, ALWAYS ask your veterinarian or animal nutritionist.

However, this time for this post, we have been lucky to once again have the supervision of the veterinary nutrition and dietetics’ expert, Mónica González Tovar, who was already with us in the publication about ‘How can I improve my Pomeranian’s diet’, that if you missed it, you can read it again by clicking here.

In today’s post we will talk about a new food supplement that we have recently incorporated in Colette’s diet: salmon oil. (more…)

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VACCINATION IN POMERANIAN DOGS – POM-TIPS (II)

EXPLANATORY NOTE! This kind of posts regarding health and nutrition, which you will find in Pom Pom Dog, are written after having consulted several specialized texts and read different opinions. That is the reason why in case of doubt or problem, ask ALWAYS your veterinarian.

Here we are again with the second part of the post about vaccination in Pomeranian dogs. In the first part that we published and if you did not see it, you can read it by clicking here, we talked about the moment you have to get your Pomeranians vaccinated, suggesting a practical vaccinations calendar, and we told you which adverse reactions could have in their bodies.

In this second part, we want to share with you some ‘Pom-tips’ related to vaccination, tips that we were given in his day, which were very good to Colette: (more…)

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VACCINATION IN POMERANIAN DOGS (I)

EXPLANATORY NOTE! This kind of posts regarding health and nutrition, which you will find in Pom Pom Dog, are written after having consulted several specialized texts and read different opinions. That is the reason why in case of doubt or problem, ask ALWAYS your veterinarian.

Taking advantage of the fact that we took Colette to the veterinarian to be vaccinated today, we find interesting to explain you in a simple way, through a practical vaccinations calendar, in which moment you have to get your Pomeranian vaccinated, as well as tell you which are the adverse reactions in their little bodies to these vaccines. This information will be especially useful to those who have puppies or who will have them soon in your homes, and for those who already have adult Pomeranians, it never hurts to remember it. (more…)

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HOW CAN I IMPROVE MY POMERANIAN’S DIET?

Lately we have attended with Colette a series of informative talks organized by Espacio Animal, a shop specialized in natural therapies and positive education located in Madrid, Spain. These talks, besides being useful to keep increasing our knowledge, are for charity, since the money collected goes to an animal protection association.

In one of these talks, the expert in veterinary nutrition and dietetics Mónica González Tovar analyzed the different kind of food and proposed us practical suggestions to improve our pets’ diet, no matter what diet we are following, dry, wet, dehydrated or raw. (more…)

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CHONDOPROTECTIVE OR SUPPLEMENTS FOR JOINTS

EXPLANATORY NOTE! As previously indicated, this kind of PomPomDog posts regarding health and nutrition, are written after having consulted several specialized texts and having read different opinions. However, in case of any doubt or problem, ALWAYS ask your veterinarian.

In today’s post we take the opportunity to share with you one of the last purchases for Colette: supplement tablets for joints.

As you know, Pomeranian dogs have, because of their small size, genetic predisposition to suffer from patella luxation, which makes them limp. (more…)

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A DAY AT THE CANINE SPA!

When in the middle of May we knew that Pets&Poms, the hairdresser where Colette goes since the first day, has opened its canine SPA, we were looking forward to take her there, but because of her heat and then her shedding period, we didn’t find the time to go…until last Saturday when Colette made a ‘complete treatment’: SPA, cutting and brushing, that Colette really needed. When you will see the before and after photos in this post, you are going to hallucinate! (more…)

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PREVENTION KIT AGAINST CANIN LEISHMANIASIS

EXPLANATORY NOTE! As previously indicated, this kind of PomPomDog posts regarding health and nutrition, are written after having consulted several specialized texts and having read different opinions. However, in case of any doubt or problem, ask ALWAYS your veterinarian.

Recently we went to the vet with our Pomeranian Colette for her annual vaccines (heptavalent, anti-rabies and kennel cough), and as we already are in spring in Spain we also bought all the necessary medicines to prevent Colette from catching leishmaniasis. (more…)