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  • Morkie Care: What You Need to Know
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    De-barking your dog

    Inhumane or not? Many animal lovers believe that de-barking or “devocalization surgery” is the worst thing ever. Here are some facts for you to ponder.   What is debarking or bark softening? A surgeon punches out part of the dog’s vocal chords, or cuts them out. But your dog can still bark. Just not so loud. […]

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    Why does my Morkie bark so much?

    Ever wonder what your Morkie is trying to tell you when he barks? If he’s like most dogs, the TYPE of bark will help you figure it out. Dogs have four basic types of barks, depending on their mood and the circumstances. These are: Territorial Nervous Bored Fearful And while barking is natural — it’s an […]

  • Morkie Care: What You Need to Know
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    Dog Allergies Part 3: Foods

    I’ve been writing about allergies and your Morkie. There are 3 main causes of allergies: inhalants – stuff your dog breathes. This is by far the biggest cause of your Morkie’s suffering. Read more. fleas – they’re annoying and horrible at the best of times. But if your Morkie is actually ALLERGIC to that flea bite, […]

  • Morkie Care: What You Need to Know
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    Dog Allergies Part 2: Flea allergy

      Fleas can drive dogs crazy – especially if they’re allergic to them.  The infected dog will  scratch, bite, lick and rub his body on the ground, damaging the itchy skin more and removing lots of hair. In my last post I wrote about dogs with inhalant allergies. This is the most common kind of allergy, […]

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