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Pet Health: Ear Mites In Dogs

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Ear mites, the most common being otodectes cynotis mites, are parasites which infect a dogs ear. This different from fleas which are usually found anywhere in the bodies of animals. The ear mites live and feed off of the oils and waxes in the dog’s ear canal. Typically, cases of ear mite infections are mild, but dogs with a hypersensitivity to …

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How to Get Mats out of Dog Hair

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The degree of matting on dogs depends on the breed. However, not all dogs get tangles and knots. Getting mats out of dog hair is a healthy practice dog owners should embrace. You may be busy with life activities that need your attention, changing seasons, and forget about the brushing routine. Failing to brush your dog regularly can cause its …

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Pet Health: Dogs and Giardia

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Giardia is a parasite which sometimes infects dogs. Though it is a parasite, it is atypical in that it is simply a single-celled organism. It feeds off your dog by latching to the intestinal wall, with the damage most often resulting in diarrhea. In younger dogs or dogs with a weakened immune system, the symptoms are most often far more …

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Top Tips to Keeping Your​ Dog Fit and Healthy

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Our dogs are our fur babies, cuddle companions, and best friends. We shower them with treats, buy them every toy their heart’s desire, and provide the ultimate in sleeping accessories. As we spoil and love them, however, it is also our responsibility to keep them fit and healthy. As obesity rises among humans it’s also becoming a problem for our …

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Depression on dogs and what to do

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Did you know that many people don’t realize, that dogs also suffer from mental health issues too. Physical injuries are easier to heal and notice but, the latter is the one we need to take into consideration. While many dog owners don’t give their dogs daily walks or let their dogs be alone in the house for many hours…veterinarians say …

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Dog-owners and Driving on the Road

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For many people, dogs are a part of the family. But whereas most people wouldn’t dream of allowing their children to travel unrestrained, the same is not true for their pets. Occasionally, you would see a dog freely sticking its head outside of a car’s passenger-side window. That happens much more frequently than a child without a seatbelt. Car safety …

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Common Allergens To Protect Your ESA Dog From

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Approximately 10% of all dogs have allergies. Of the three types of allergies that your ESA dog is at risk of, the ones found in your dog’s home can be the most problematic as they typically result in recurrent infections, intense itching, and multiple trips to the vet. It’s, therefore, essential you know which home allergens to look out for. Mold in the …

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First Aid for Pets – What should I use? How do I give them first aid?

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Accidents happen, and dogs can be like small children in the way they’ll come home with all sorts of scraps from the adventures they have in the great outdoors. From farm animals to other domesticated types of animals and from emotional support animals to service animals, injury is inevitable. Over the years your dog may have a few accidents, but …