Dogs Love These Chews, but They Fracture Teeth Like Crazy

By Dr. Becker

When it comes to recreational bones and chews for dogs, antlers seem to be a blessing for some dogs, and a curse for others. The upside to antlers is that most dogs seem to love them, they’re long-lasting and they help keep teeth clean.

However, an increasing number of veterinarians are discouraging dog guardians from offering very hard chews, including antlers, due to the potential for broken teeth. In the U.K., veterinarians have seen a steady increase in fractured carnassial teeth. And while broken teeth are common in dogs, fractures in back teeth are not.

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What You Need to Know About the Distemper Virus

By Dr. Becker

Canine distemper, which is also known as Carre’s disease and was once called hard pad disease, is a highly contagious virus that primarily affects young dogs, both domesticated and wild, between the ages of 2 and 6 months. Canine distemper can be fatal, especially in puppies and wildlife.

The disease is caused by a type of Morbillivirus and is closely related to the measles virus that affects humans. It’s referred to as the canine distemper virus or CDV.

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Millie Update


Millie update~ today has been a good day for her -feeling better and a little spunky.  She is eating so good.. so keep the prayers going for her so she continues to feel better.

We have gotten the final bill which takes her total over the 6k.  If you could find it in your heart to donate even $5 every little bit will help her medical bills.

Thank you for your continued support and prayers for our sweet girl.

Look at these beautiful pendants a good friend has made with Millie’s picture and song title from her video.

Millie has left the building!

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She is doing good and will just be chilling the next few days. Thank you everyone for your prayers. still need them until we get her biopsy results in 5 to 7 days.

New challenge.. need everyone’s help. Her bill is over $6000.00. We have a generous anonymous donor who will MATCH DOLLAR for DOLLAR up to $3000. So if u can find it in your hearts to donate to help with her medical expenses Millie would so appreciate it. Also if you could please share her story ~

We have raised a total of $1325 since last Friday.. we are so blessed for all of our friends and family of A Tail if 4 Paws ????

We want to thank everyone for all your prayers and support!!