Your Complete Checklist for International Travel With a Dog

Dogs are part of the family and may need to go with you when you travel overseas. That could be for a well-deserved break or for something more permanent. Whatever the occasion, there are likely to be numerous hurdles to overcome. As with most things in life, success will depend on the preparation you put in beforehand.

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Why Is My Cat Displaying Signs of Lameness?

Any cat owner will tell you that they get to know all their pet’s quirks and foibles. Noticing any changes in how they move about is one issue that can set alarm bells ringing. If you think your cat has suffered some sort of accident or fall then you should contact your vet.

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Preventing and Treating Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm disease is serious and can be fatal. It spreads when mosquitos that carry heartworm larvae infect animals through their bites. The severity of heartworm disease in dogs depends on the number of worms present in their bodies and how long the worms have been there.

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Your Guide to Keeping a First Aid Kit for Cats and Dogs

Knowledge is power, so being up-to-date on First Aid could help save a pet’s life. Part of
this means having a First Aid kit handy in case of an emergency. Read on to find out how to recognize an emergency, the precautions you should take, and what to keep in your First Aid kit for cats and dogs.

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Ear Infections in Dogs

Some estimates put the number of dogs with ear infections at as many as 1 in 5. More prone to ear diseases than humans, dogs can experience significant discomfort from them. So how can you tell if your dog has an ear infection? Read on to find out and learn how to treat these common canine complications.

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Common Allergies in Dogs

The chances are you’ll know someone who’s lactose or gluten intolerant. You might even have a food allergy yourself. Dogs are no different. Food allergies can happen at any point during a dog’s life. They commonly begin when dogs are less than a year old.

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Vomiting and Diarrhea in Cats

Mild and occasional upsets in the digestive systems of cats are not uncommon. There’s a wide variety of conditions that can cause problems. If symptoms like vomiting and diarrhea don’t clear up quickly then you should immediately seek advice from your vet.

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Ear Problems in Cats

Most ear infections that cats experience are likely to cause discomfort or be painful. Some can be serious and lead to a loss of balance or hearing. If you think your cat has some kind of ear infection, you should always contact your vet. The sooner your cat begins a course of treatment the better the…

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Seizures in Dogs and What to Do About Them

Seizures happen due to faulty electrical activities in the brain. This can lead to dogs losing control of their bodies. There is a huge variation in the duration and appearance of seizures, also known as fits. Poisons, injuries and epilepsy can all lie behind the cause with some dogs only ever suffering one seizure, occasionally without explanation.

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Common Eye Problems in Dogs and How to Deal With Them

Eyes are precious organs and you should take any eye problems your dog may be experiencing seriously. Checking your pet’s eyes regularly is the best course of action for the prevention of issues further down the road.

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