Time-Tested Strategies To Help Your Newly Adopted Dog Behave At The Vet Center

If you recently adopted an adult dog with an unknown veterinary visit history, then you are likely stressing out about taking the dog to the vet center for the first time. While you may be worried about the dog’s ability to behave itself while confined in the strange surroundings of a new veterinary clinic, you will be pleased to learn that there are many things you can do to ensure that your dog will behave and even enjoy the experience....

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Care Options For Your Pet When You Are Traveling This Summer: Options For You

When the summer season comes around, many people cannot wait to get away from home for a while and go on a vacation or trip. However, when you and you family are traveling your beloved cat and/or dog cannot just be left alone to fend for themselves. There are numerous care options available for your pet(s) when you are traveling and vacationing this summer. The important thing is to get to know your options and make your selection early so that...

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Stop Scratching: 3 Steps To Treat Your Dog’s Pyotraumatic Dermatitis

If you see your dog gnawing or scratching away at one particular spot on its body, it might have a painful irritation caused by a flea bite or other skin problem. Unfortunately, its chewing could lead to a painful inflammation of the skin known as pyotraumatic dermatitis. If left untreated, your dog can develop bald spots and infections caused by the continual chewing or scratching. Here are four ways to treat your pets pyotraumatic dermatitis....

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4 Common Overlooked Ailments In Dogs

As a dog owner, you always want them to be in perfect health. Unfortunately, most dog owners tend to miss the subtle signs of pain dogs exhibit while suffering from certain maladies. Read on for advice on common, overlooked disorders that could be causing your dog pain.  Corns and other foot pad lesions Few dog owners realize how painful and life-altering foot pad lesions such as corns, scrapes and calluses can be to a dog. Nail-related...

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How To Protect Your Puppy From Parvo

Canine parvovirus, also known as parvo, is a highly contagious virus that causes severe intestinal illness, malaise, and weight loss. The disease is difficult to treat, and thus most cases end in death. Dogs of all ages are susceptible to parvo, but the disease is most common in puppies. So it’s important to take action to protect your little one. Vaccinations Thankfully, there is a vaccine available for parvo. The parvovirus vaccine is...

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Staying Safe Around Your Cat’s Litter Box When You’re Pregnant And Single

If you’re single and there’s no one you can rely on to clean your cat’s litter box, you might be worried. Cat fecal matter can carry toxoplasmosis, which is a dangerous pathogen that can harm pregnant women and their fetuses. If you have a cat and don’t know how you can keep it and stay safe, read this guide for advice. Self-Scooper Since toxoplasmosis is transferred through a cat’s poop, one of the best ways to...

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