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August 23, 2016

7 Tips for Ditching the Extra Pounds on Your Pooch

The latest veterinary reports indicate that over half of the nation’s dogs are overweight. That puts dogs at risk for developing many forms of cancer, catastrophic heart and kidney disease, debilitating diabetes, high blood pressure and crippli

August 11, 2016

Help Your Pup Manage Allergies

A dog gets an allergy when his immune system overreacts to a condition in his environment that causes an inflammatory response. There are many different kinds of allergies that dogs can get. Sometimes it is hard to pinpoint what the cause is and what

July 31, 2016

Understanding Potential Pet Skin Conditions

It can be easy to ignore some of your pet’s health issues, but skin conditions are extraordinarily common in both cats and dogs. They can be agonizing for them and some may even result in bigger problems down the road. Remember the last time yo

July 8, 2016

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Healthy

While it can be an easy thing to overlook, your dog’s oral hygiene is very important to their overall health. Plaque and tartar buildup on your dog’s teeth can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and even cause an infection. If an infection

June 29, 2016

How to Keep Your Dog Safe at the Groomer

Grooming your dog regularly is important not only for looks, but also for his or her health. Routine grooming ensures your pet is clean, comfortable and safe. Unfortunately, it is not an easy task to complete yourself, and choosing any groomer you fi

June 22, 2016

Caring for Older Canine Companions

You no doubt think of your dog as a member of your family. That’s why it hurts a little when you see the problems of age beginning to set in. Fido starts to move a bit more slowly, for example, and you might even notice that a limp has develope

May 15, 2016

Too Much Food: Preventing Your Dog From Overeating

Obesity is a serious problem in both humans and canines. If your dog becomes overweight, then it faces some serious health complications, including an increased risk of heart disease, arthritis and diabetes. In the event that you notice your pooch is

May 14, 2016

Tick Season and Keeping Your Dogs Safe

There is no doubt that ticks are an annoyance. But what many pet owners don’t realize is that ticks of certain kinds can be a serious danger to your dogs and cats.

May 8, 2016

People Foods Your Dog Should Never Eat

As much as humans love to share their lives with dogs, including their homes, couches, family members and sometimes even their sleeping spaces, there are just some things that humans are better off keeping to themselves. Certain foods are some of the

May 5, 2016

Keeping Your Pets and Your House Flea Free

Fleas are one of the most constant and difficult problems that pet owners everywhere must reckon with. Whether you live in a cold climate where there is a true winter every year or a mild or warm climate where fleas never truly die off, you may have

April 16, 2016

Common Health Issues With Older Dogs

The same way that humans are more prone to develop certain health complications as they enter old age, dogs are just as likely to have problems as they enter their golden years. When your pooch was just a puppy, it may have been frolicking around you

April 10, 2016

April: Heartworm Awareness Month

It’s Heartworm Awareness Month. Pet owners everywhere need to be aware of how serious this condition is and how it can impact their pet’s health. Although it is a growing epidemic that primarily affects dogs, many other animals, such as c

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