Keeping My Dog Healthy

Cold Laser Therapy Can Benefit Animals With Muscle Injuries

Posted by on April 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Cold Laser Therapy Can Benefit Animals With Muscle Injuries

When your pet is suffering with a muscle injury, you may not have any idea how it happened. However, you do know your pet is experiencing a great deal of pain. Learning more about cold laser therapy is a good idea because of the impact it can have on muscle healing in your animal. Check out these facts about cold laser therapy and how it can benefit animals suffering from minor to serious muscle injuries. How Cold Laser Therapy Works When you think about laser therapies used in medicine, you may think of lasers that cut through the tissue for...

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Can Your Pet Get Zika Virus?

Posted by on April 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Can Your Pet Get Zika Virus?

The Zika virus has been making headlines for its impact on human beings. You may be wondering if your pets can also get this mosquito-borne virus. What is the Zika virus? The Zika virus is named after the Ugandan forest where it was first discovered in 1947. At the time of its discovery, scientists were researching yellow fever in primates when they chanced upon the Zika virus. Five years later, the first human cases of Zika were diagnosed and since then, outbreaks have been reported around the world. The past five years have seen a spike in...

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How To Prevent The Most Common Killers Of Sugar Gliders

Posted by on April 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Prevent The Most Common Killers Of Sugar Gliders

Sugar gliders are one of the newest exotic pets in the United States. These adorable small animals aren’t rodents; they’re marsupials and nurse their young in pouches on their stomachs just like kangaroos. Sugar gliders are native to Australia and New Guinea and, according to the Merck Vet Manual, were first introduced as pets in the United States in 1994.   While popular small pets like hamsters and guinea pigs don’t live longer than five years, sugar gliders have an average life expectancy of 12 to 15 years. To help...

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