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Mange in Dogs: Diagnosis and Treatment

August 29, 2020 | by admin | Blog

Mange in Dogs: Diagnosis and the BEST Treatment Mange, or mangey in slang, means something foul or disgusting, similar to zombie flesh. (Gross!). Mange is a serious medical condition that can, thankfully, be easily treated. Once a dog contracts this nasty disease, their skin becomes touch, raw, and rigid, similar to rough stone. Fortunately, successful

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Too hot to trot!

August 29, 2020 | by admin | Blog

Too Hot to Trot Dancing dogs are super cute! What dog lover isn’t hypnotized by those social media influencer posts of a pup moving to the beat and prancing paws on the ground? As adorable as the dancing dogs are, ensuring they are not tap dancing across hot, summer asphalt is important to prevent burnt,

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Don’t shop, ADOPT!

August 29, 2020 | by admin | Blog

Why Adopting from a Shelter is Better than a Breeder Do you know there are over 70 million homeless dogs and cats in the United States? Do you also know that just six to eight million are in shelters? Only 20 percent of pet owners adopt from shelters. This means that the majority adopt from

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Fleas be tickin’ us off!

August 28, 2020 | by admin | Blog

DOG FLEA AND TICK PREVENTION Let’s have a conversation about fleas and ticks. Flea and tick prevention is imperative when bringing a pup into your home. These nasty critters can transmit lyme disease, bacterial infections, and several other serious illnesses. Treatment can help prevent infestation with your pet, yourself, and in your home.                                                 Image courtesy

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Tappy Tail: Berry, now FICUS!

August 28, 2020 | by admin | Tappy Tails

BERRY/FICUSBeing exposed to so many dogs on the regular leaves the animal pad folk constantly saying there’s a very good boy and there’s very good girl. They are the Oprah of the “good dog” phrase. Recently, we had the pleasure of a BERRY good boy. This curly headed sir from Ensenada was riddled with mange

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Tappy Tail: Charlie, now CHUCK!

August 28, 2020 | by admin | Tappy Tails

CHARLIE, still kinda Charlie now CHUCK This little terrier mix dude was discovered by one of the TAP volunteers amongst the sea of doggos because he was very vocal about wanting to get on out of Mexico and into the US. Chuck has the ability to make his needs known very well with his impressive

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Tappy Tail: Lizzo, now SAMMY!

August 28, 2020 | by admin | Tappy Tails

Little Lizzo gal came from the ESLR shelter after being seen on a volunteer trip by one of our own TAP tribe. Kelsey saw this pup for all of the sweet, loving, and beautiful potential she had in her despite the dog’s respiratory difficulties while there. Lizzo sounded congested and had some nasal discharge that

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Buying a New Home: Tips for Dog Lovers

July 28, 2020 | by admin | Blog

Guest Article by Tyler Evans of Dogzasters.com Photo via Pixabay Buying a new home is an exciting time, but it’s also one filled with life-changing decisions. That’s why it’s so important to make sure you know what you want before you move forward. You’ll need to think about how much you can spend on a

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Tappy Tail: Anchovy, now THAD!

July 28, 2020 | by admin | Tappy Tails

This is a happy tail of unbelievable obstacles. When we met Anchovy down at the Ensenada shelter, the majority of us were overcome with emotion. The story behind this one eyed sweet soul was that some horrific humans out there removed the dog’s eyeball for fun. Now, we are animal lovers but we are also

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