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What Are Heartworms In Dogs And Do They Need Prevention?

Heartworms in dogs can prove to be a very deadly condition. It’s highly recommended by most Veterinarians for dog owners to practice prevention where heartworms are a concern. What are heartworms in dogs, and why do they need prevention? Here we will go over what heartworms are and why they are deadly to your dog.

What Are Heartworms In Dogs And Do They Need Prevention?2018-11-16T18:09:31+00:00

5 Simple Home Remedies for Treating Dandruff in Dogs

Just like us, pets are susceptible to dandruff. There may be flakes of dead, dry skin cells falling off the body, inflammation, red bumps or even sores that cause irritation for your pet. What Causes Dandruff in Dogs? Like any other health condition, dandruff can be induced by a number of factors. These include dehydration,

5 Simple Home Remedies for Treating Dandruff in Dogs2018-11-05T14:56:25+00:00

Declining Health: Senior Dog Care

Having senior pets can be a delight, but may also come with downsides. Older dogs often suffer a decline in functioning. Their hearing, ability to learn, senses of sight, memory and immunity can all deteriorate. As a result, they can develop a tendency to react aggressively as well as forget previously learned commands. Also, they

Declining Health: Senior Dog Care2018-11-16T18:10:15+00:00

Tips for Rabies Prevention for Your Pet

Rabies is a dreaded severe and highly contagious viral disease. The predominant method of transmission is often through the bite of a rabid animal.  However, infectious saliva or blood can also pass the disease if it comes in contact with your dog’s nose, mouth, or eyes. Rabies usually affects the dog’s central nervous system (CNS)

Tips for Rabies Prevention for Your Pet2018-11-16T18:25:43+00:00

Sudden Changes in Dog Behavior and When to Visit a Vet

Sleeping all day, a sudden loss of appetite, wanting to be left alone, dogs, just like us, don’t always feel too well. Although our dogs can’t talk and explain how they feel in words, they can communicate nonverbally through their body language and behavior. A sudden change in dog behavior should be enough to consider

Sudden Changes in Dog Behavior and When to Visit a Vet2018-10-13T03:50:18+00:00

5 Important Tips for Caring for a Pet with Cancer

Learning that your pooch has cancer can be both a shocking and heartbreaking experience. Watching him undergo chemotherapy or radiation can be overwhelming. Nevertheless, it’s important not to lose hope. After all, all is not lost. You need to keep in mind that you are your dog’s caretaker and support system. Now, more than ever,

5 Important Tips for Caring for a Pet with Cancer2018-10-05T15:40:10+00:00

What Pet Medications Are Safest For Your Animal

When it comes to your pet’s health, chances are you will do whatever it takes to keep him healthy and happy. A healthy diet, exercise, and regular veterinary check-ups are great steps to keeping your animal in the best of health. But even with the best care possible, sometimes your pet will need medication. Whether

What Pet Medications Are Safest For Your Animal2018-09-26T17:37:25+00:00

Summer Heat and Humidity: The Effects of Heat on Dogs

The warm, sunny weather of summer is something we all look forward to every year. It means sunshine, vacation, and beach trips to all of us. Unfortunately, summertime isn’t always good news for pets. Heat stress, especially in dogs, is a not something to take lightly. Unlike humans, they do not have an effective defensive

Summer Heat and Humidity: The Effects of Heat on Dogs2018-09-01T17:05:22+00:00

Top Causes for Dog Eye Ulcer

Has your dog had irritated eyes lately? Are the white parts of his eyes very red? Is he squinting or holding his eyes shut? If you’ve noticed any of these signs, there is a possibility that your pet could be suffering from an eye ulcer. Also known as the corneal ulcer or ulcerative keratitis, a

Top Causes for Dog Eye Ulcer2018-08-27T14:32:16+00:00
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