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Six Household Products That are Not Dog Safe

Many dog owners keep cleaners in their homes that are not exactly pet safe out of habit or ignorance of the bad effects they have on the household. Cleaning products with ingredients such as bleach, ammonia, chlorine, gycol ethers or formaldehyde can cause many problems in adults and children, but young children and pets are particularly at risk for things such as cancer, anemia, liver and kidney damage. Many toxic cleaners are also carcinogenic.


Nu-Vet Vitamins

The excitement of a new puppy or kitten can be made all the more joyful when they are made comfortable and well taken care of. When a new pup or kitten is ready to leave the litter, usually between 6 to 8 weeks, it’s important that certain needs be met which will help them bond with their new family.

Just like a newborn child, puppies and kittens need food, water, a warm place to

Puppy Teething Tips

Ten Puppy Teething Survival Tips!
The Modern Bark – Dog Training Tips And Insights

Depending on your puppy’s breed, teething will begin somewhere between 13 and 16 weeks, and the small, sharp milk teeth will begin to be pushed out by the larger adult teeth. With this developmental stage comes a new set of challenges. This is the puppy equivalent to the “terrible twos” -staircase banisters, window sills, house plants, leashes, table and chair legs, shoes

November 19th, 2013|Your New Puppy|0 Comments

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AKC Limited Registration

Many people seem to be confused as to the purpose and difference between Limited and Full registration papers. It really is quite simple:

Limited registration is for people and dogs that are going to be pets, hunting companions, even hunt test or other AKC or UKC sanctioned event contestants. They will NOT however, be used as breeding animals.

Not because there is anything necessarily wrong with them, but because either the breeder or the owner has

October 28th, 2013|Your New Puppy|0 Comments

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Video Time

Over the years we have taken many videos of our Bichon Frise dogs and puppies. The following are just a few of our videos for you to enjoy watching our Bichon Frise Dogs/Puppies and of course “Tika” the Corgi in their everyday lives playing, grooming, napping (which sometimes is all day long) and some “candid camera” moments.

If you have a video of your Cambeas Bichon Frise puppy/dog that you would like to share, please

October 22nd, 2013|Video Time|0 Comments

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Age Equivalent Chart

Use the chart provided below to find the relative age of your pet. If your pet’s relative age is over 40 years many veterinarians recommend a Senior Pet Exam that may include a physical, bloodwork, urinalysis, EKG, and xrays. Each pet is different and the exact procedures included in your pet’s Senior Exam will be determined by you, your pet and your veterinarian.

Spay Neuter Risks And Benefits

At some point, most of us with an interest in dogs will have to consider whether or not to spay or neuter our pet. Tradition holds that the benefits of doing so at an early age outweigh the risks. Often, tradition holds sway in the decision-making process even after countervailing evidence has accumulated.

Ms Sanborn has reviewed the veterinary medical literature in an exhaustive and scholarly treatise, attempting to unravel the complexities of the subject.

Create A Pet Poison First Aid Kit

If you own a pet, make sure you have a Pet Poison First Aid Kit at home. We recommend the following items be kept on hand in case of various emergencies:

Pet Poison First Aid Kit contents:

Hydrogen peroxide 3% (within the expiration date)
An oral dosing syringe or turkey baster (for administering hydrogen peroxide)
Teaspoon/tablespoon set (to calculate the appropriate amount of hydrogen peroxide to give)
Liquid hand dish washing detergent (i.e., Dawn, Palmolive)
Rubber gloves
Triple antibiotic ointment (with

Reverse Sneezing, Pink Noses, Spotty Skin

Vickie Halstead RN, CVNS, CCRN, CEN, LNC

Reverse sneezing is also called paroxysmal respiration or pharyngeal spasm, is actually not a true sneeze, but is the opposite of a sneeze. Episodes may be alarming, as the owner believes the dog is short of breath, but it is not harmful and causes no permanent damage.

Episodes may last a few seconds to a minute. The dog will extend its neck gasping inward through the nose with

September 29th, 2013|Your New Puppy|0 Comments

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Bichon Frise Nutrition

Feeding is one of the most important areas in your puppy’s development; it begins very early when the puppy is weaned and continues throughout its life. The food that a dog is given plays an important role in it’s muscle and bone development.

Your puppy is currently eating Nutrisource Small/Medium Food for Puppies

Nutrisource Small and Medium Breed Puppy Chicken and Rice Formula is ideal for growing small and medium breed puppies (breeds that mature at

September 29th, 2013|Your New Puppy|0 Comments

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