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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Top 7 Winter Pet Tips Every Parent Should Know!

The winter season can be as rough for pets as it is for humans. As a pet parent, you are responsible for keeping your dog or cat healthy, warm, and overall, safe. And this article helps you stick to that responsibility.

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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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My Dog Has Diarrhea and Is Vomiting. What Should I Do?

Most cases of diarrhea and vomiting in dogs are easy to explain and will resolve themselves quickly. Sometimes they can mean that your dog is experiencing something more serious. So how can you tell? Read on to find out when you should take your dog to the vet…

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Your Guide to Common Skin Problems in Dogs

Ask any vet and they’ll tell you that skin conditions are one of the most common reasons owners seek treatment for their dogs. Problems tend to happen more during the warmer seasons when allergies are more likely. Common skin problems in dogs can also be a signal of an underlying health…

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What is Telemedicine for Pets?

One of the few positives to come out of the COVID-19 crisis is a growing realization that we can save time and money by doing so many things remotely. It could be work, seeing a doctor, or even getting a medical diagnosis for a pet. Read on to find out about how telemedicine could benefit you.

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