Can dogs transmit staph to humans?

Staph infections in dogs and cats are not contagious to humans in the vast majority of cases. The risk of transmission of Staph from a pet to a person is even less likely if good hand washing is practiced. Can humans get infections from dogs? Dogs are a major reservoir for zoonotic infections. Dogs transmit …

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Should I give my dog walker a key?

Your dog walker should hold a second set of keys primarily in the case of an emergency. While unlikely a second set will be required, it’s important to plan for every eventuality. You want to ensure that if your regular dog walker was to be taken ill or if the keys were lost that they …

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Your question: Can you use Pet Corrector on puppies?

One tool I’ve found to be fairly effective is the “Pet Corrector.” It’s positive reinforcement approved and helps puppy owners get used to the idea of correction. The Pet Corrector is simply a can of compressed air. Is Pet Corrector safe for puppies? Speaking to the Folks Behind the Pet Corrector The Pet Corrector doesn’t …

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How much do dogs grow after 4 months?

What is this? A pup reaches his full height before he reaches his full weight. At 4 months old most dogs will only have reached about 30% of their adult weight, but 60% of their adult height. How much bigger will my 5 month old puppy get? How big will my puppy be when he …

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How many cups are in a 13 oz can of dog food?

How many cups are in a 13 oz can of wet dog food? A 13-ounce can is 1.625 US customary cups. How many ounces are in a cup of wet dog food? measuring cup can hold 3 to 3.5 oz. by weight of most dry pet foods or 3.5 to 5 oz. of most semi-moist …

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Is it bad to not walk your dog for one day?

Most dogs love them and they can be a wonderful part of our day. That being said, it is not necessary to take a walk every single day. Many dog caretakers feel like they are failing their dogs if they skip a daily walk. In fact, it is usually nothing to worry about, and sometimes …

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What frequency dog whistle should I use?

Silent dog whistles typically start at 35,000 Hz and increase from there. 35,000 Hz is the maximum range that humans are capable of hearing. However, veterinarians state that dogs hear best at 4,000 Hz, which is well within the range of human hearing capabilities. What frequency should I set my dog whistle to? The frequency …

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Where do dogs like to go?

Most dogs are comfortable being petted on the chest, the shoulders and the base of the neck. When petting these areas, reach in from the side, rather than moving your hand over the top of the dog’s head. What places do dogs like? Many dogs enjoy petting from trusted people in the following areas: Lower …

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How do you cut your dog’s nails when they are too long?

How can I shorten my dog’s nails over time? The secret to keeping your dog’s nail tips short is to give frequent, gradual nail trims, or to make sure they get adequate activity on a regular basis. Consider that each time you trim that nail a little bit more every week, the quick should gradually …

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How long can you leave a 9 week puppy?

8–10 weeks: One hour or less. Puppies this young simply can’t hold their urine for more than an hour, and even that is pushing it, sometimes! You might start crate training at this age, but you can’t leave a young puppy in a crate for long periods; they’ll wet their bed (a lot!) How long …

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