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Best Shampoo for Boston Terriers

Best Shampoo for Boston Terriers

I’ve tried over 20 different brands of shampoo in the last nine years in owning Boston Terriers and can confidently recommend these five shampoos depending on your dog if they have normal skin, yeast, hives, allergies, or skin infections. I’m a Boston Terrier dog mom that lives in San Diego. We live active lives and...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, April 26, 2020
Rash Advice for My Boston Terrier

Rash Advice for My Boston Terrier

Rashes caused by allergies are incredibly frustrating because you don't want to see your dog suffer.   These allergies  look like: Red welts or bumps .. basically a rash on their belly, armpits, inside of their legs or even on their feet. Itchy fur or skin Non stop gnawing at their leg flanks or belly Non...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, January 29, 2020
My Boston Terrier Just Broke Out In Hives.  Is It An Emergency?  What can I do at Home?

My Boston Terrier Just Broke Out In Hives. Is It An Emergency? What can I do at Home?

Maggie’s had a history of allergies. Last year when she was three years old she broke out in hives three times.  In all occurrences I rushed her to the vet but I wanted to be better prepared in the event it happens again so I thought I would do some research and share what I...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, October 26, 2019
10 Ways To Treat Your Boston Terrier’s Itchy Paws at Home

10 Ways To Treat Your Boston Terrier’s Itchy Paws at Home

There is nothing worse than when your dog won’t stop licking their paws. Most of the time it’s related to allergies or yeast. It’s also known that Boston Terriers are prone to itchy paws. I’ve tackled this myself with my two and I share our experience with you below. For the most part itchy paws...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit.com, September 7, 2019
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How to approach what to feed my dog

How to approach what to feed my dog

This is not going to be your traditional list of brand recommendations as to what to feed your dog. Rather it’s a framework for you to use and then decide how to approach and make your own decisions on what to feed your dog. I’ll get the disclaimer out of the way. I’m not a...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, September 25, 2018
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Home Remedy for Dog Skin Yeast Infection

Home Remedy for Dog Skin Yeast Infection

My dog is finally free of her skin yeast infection It's been 6 weeks and Orbit is finally yeast free.  I wanted to give it some time before I celebrated because we've been battling her yeast infection for the past 1+ years. In this article I'll outline all the different treatment plans that got her...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, March 29, 2018
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Happy Birthday Orbit – I can’t believe you’re Two

Happy Birthday Orbit – I can’t believe you’re Two

[ 5 minute read with birthday photos and her pupcake recipe] I can’t believe how fast time has flown by. Orbit’s first name before she came to us was Piglet. She was the largest in her litter and has a bottomless pit of a stomach. To this day she spends an extra 15 minutes licking...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, January 30, 2018
How My Vet is Helping Me with my Dog’s Allergies

How My Vet is Helping Me with my Dog’s Allergies

Your dog’s allergies will never go away.  Allergies are a frustrating chronic disease.  No matter what anyone says they are not curable, but they can be managed effectively, through doing so can be very time, labor and money intensive.  Unlike humans with allergies, dogs show physical symptoms such as rashes, hot spots, welts, inflammation and...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, October 29, 2017
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Holistic and Organic Flea Treatment for the Yard and Dogs

Holistic and Organic Flea Treatment for the Yard and Dogs

90% of the Fleas Live Outside Your House in the Yard Maggie is allergic to flea bites.  She pretty much gets hives when she gets bit.  This summer it seems the fleas are everywhere.  They are at the park, on trails, and outside.    To kill fleas you need to address the environment because 90%…

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By MaggieLovesOrbit, August 2, 2017
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Itchy Dog?  Learn the difference between dog skin and human skin

Itchy Dog? Learn the difference between dog skin and human skin

The epidermis of a dog is only 3 to 5 cells thick while in humans it is at least 10 to 15 cells thick. As I dig deeper in my research about a holistic approach to my dog's skin allergies, I wanted to find a spray that I could use to help moisturize and protect...
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By MaggieLovesOrbit, June 26, 2017
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