Tag: dogs

Four Legged Fur Babies

Funny story – I told a few people I was asked to write about the Shih Tzus in our family and they all laughed. I guess you could say I’m a bit obsessed with my fur babies. It all started with a little ball of fluff nine years ago who we will call Mazey. Mazey is the perfect dog for our family – she’s huggable, smart, expressive and full of personality. Oh and I can tolerate her with my allergies. Purebred Shih Tzu’s are the only animal I can be around without being in allergy agony – as long as they…

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Crazy Coconut Oil Cures

For years I've been battling with my dog's stinky ears. Mazey is a ShihTzu and seems to be prone to ear infections. We have tried every kind of over the counter and prescription drops, creams, ointments, sprays and washes available for the last 7 years. Dogs usually contract ear infections because of yeast or bacteria in the ear canal. Ear mites, foreign bodies or excessive ear wax can lead to infection. Symptoms include constant scratching, head shaking, foul odour and/or a discharge. For Mazey it's the smell. Horrible. Don't they look like sweet smelling flowers? Last week a friend told me…

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