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Content is not warranted or endorsed by The Bluebonnet Norfolk Terrier Club but is intended as a reference guide for living with Norfolks. Stop and smell the roses: With their powerful sense of smell, dogs live in a different sensory world from humans. Synthetic pherorhones can be helpful, particularly when treating anxiety-related conditions. next next previous previous Holiday Tips: Avoid using glass ornaments. They break easily and may cut a dog's feet and mouth.  Review holiday gifts for dogs to make sure they are safe. Items such as plastic toys and small rawhide sticks may be dangerous.  Holly, mistletoe and poinsettia plants are pet poisons! Make sure they are kept in places your dog cannot reach. Norwich Color	 How to Train Your Puppy to Ring a Bell to Potty Oral Med Tips: You can use the commercial pill pockets that pet stores carry to hide pills/capsules and make your pet think it's a treat - or, you can hide the pill in a green bean or mini marshmellow, though the marshmellow is obviously high in sugar content. Feeding Puppies:  6 weeks to 3 months: 4 meals per day, puppy will eat only a small amount each meal. Take up any remaining food when the puppy is finished. 3 months to 6 months: 3 meals per day, 1/3 c. per meal or more if the puppy is very active. Judge by the feel of its rib cage and backbone. A prominent backbone or rib cage is a sign of an underweight puppy. 6 months to 1 year: 2 meals per day, 1/2 cup per meal or slightly more if the puppy is very active. 1 year: 1 meal per day, fed morning or night depending upon how your dog metabolizes its food. A very active dog needs to be fed in the evening so that he doesn't use up the calories before his system absorbs them. A less active dog needs to be fed in the morning so that he will not gain too much weight. Feed your puppy a balanced diet recommended by your breeder or veterinarian. Fly Control: We use plastic sip lock baggies,,about 3 inches of water in them and 6 shiny copper pennies,sip it up hang it where the flies are and they won't come to that area,,,Don't know how it works but it does.... Behavior Medications And How They Work Spring Warm Up: With the spring comes warmer temperatures, mosquitos and Distemper as well as other viruses that are fostered by the warmer humid temperatures of spring. Be sure to have your dog checked for Heartworms, use Heartworm Prventive recommended by your veterinarian and be careful not to allow your dog to sniff or walk near another dog's feces to avoid disease transmission. Dangers of Dogs Eating Acorns: Vomiting, diarrhea, and renal failure may be symptoms shown by dogs eating acorns or drinking water that oak leaves have soaked in. Storm Phobias: No other problem is as widespread, as devastating for the animal, and as frustrating for the veterinarian in practice as is the issue of managing animals experience seasonal terror. Cold - the U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services Animal Welfare Act recommends that ambient temperature should not drop below 50 degrees Fahrenheit, especially when sick, aged, or young animals are present. Additionally, animals should always be provided with adequate protection and shelter from the direct effect of wind,  rain, or snow. Remember, animals in Texas are not acclimated to cold weather, so they  must be protected from extreme weather conditions accordingly. Dog Food Analysis: information about the contents of +1500 dry dog foods, along with ratings and reviews
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