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Health Problems To Watch Out For In Small Dogs

Health Problems To Watch Out For In Small Dogs

As dogs’ age, both their breed and their size are important factors in predicting what health issues they are likely to face. Smaller breed dogs (those under twenty pounds) are considered geriatric. Some small breeds such as Maltese. Chihuahuas, Lhasa Apsos and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are all prone to problems with one of the valves in their hearts known as the mitral valve.  The valve becomes inefficient and blood flow backs up as the heart pumps, leading to an accumulation of fluid in the lungs. This can lead to congestive heart failure with shortness of breath and exercise intolerance.…
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Why Small Dogs Rule

Why Small Dogs Rule

There are people who simply love small dogs and others who don’t, simply because they just don’t understand how charming they can be. Here are five reasons why small dogs rule: One - Small dogs definitely have the cuteness factor. For some owners, this might pose a problem, as small dogs can easily be spoiled, leading to behavior problems. Two - Small dogs can’t jump on the furniture or counter surf, as they are simply too small. Three - In general, small dogs have longer life spans than larger dogs, so owners can enjoy them longer. Four - When it…
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