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Flea Treatment for Dogs

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Nothing irritates both a dog and an owner quite as much as fleas. In fact, most types of animals such as cats, cows, monkeys even humans are affected by these tiny nuisances. They are common parasites, but can be very difficult to remove. Even when you do manage to kill the fleas, their eggs can remain for months afterward, guaranteeing …

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Is Prednisone Safe for Dogs?

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Prednisone is one of the most commonly prescribed steroids in both human and veterinary medicine. It’s used to treat a variety of ailments from joint pain to cancer. If your dog has been prescribed prednisone, there is a long list of things you should be aware of before you give them that first pill. Always work with your veterinarian to …

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Looking After Your Dog’s Teeth

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Your dog’s oral health is just as important as all other aspects of caring for them, but it’s often overlooked. Tartar that sits on dog’s teeth is about 80% bacteria and can get into the bloodstream and infect vital organs. Dental disease is very painful for your dog as it damages gums, bones, and ligaments and can lead to teeth …

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Is Claritin Safe For Dogs?

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Claritin, the popular brand name of the drug loratadine, is commonly used for treating allergies. Claritin is a H1 histamine antagonist (anti-histamine), which, unlike many other popular anti-allergens such as Benadryl for dogs, does not tend to induce sedation in those who use it making it a highly popular alternative. Aside from allergies, the drug is also typically employed immediately …

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Surprising Things That Can Benefit Both You And Your Pet

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Humans and pets are different in a number of ways, but the number of things we also share catches more people off guard than you’d expect. Certain foods we share at the dinner table can share an equally healthy spot in a dog’s food bowl. Don’t fret about making your pet too clean either, because studies suggest that some level …

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Benadryl for Dogs

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Spring season may be the most pleasant in the year, but it’s also the season for some pretty gruesome allergies. Some include: sneezing, coughing, runny eyes, and runny nose. If your dog is joining you in this allergy-induced misery, don’t make the mistake of just giving them a dose of your trusty Benadryl unless you know the ins and outs …

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Noise Control For Your Pet

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Excessively loud noises, which also constitute as noise pollution, can not only be dangerous for humans, but for pets as well. Dogs and cats have pretty sensitive hearing, which means being overexposed to loud television, music or external noise can put them at a health risk. Remember that because your pet ifs there to help improve your health, they need …

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Introduce Your Furry Friends To Artificial Lawns

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A lush, green yard and an energetic, playful pet hardly ever go hand in hand. However, there are ways pet owners can have a wonderful lawn while also taking care of their pets’ needs. The answer is artificial turf.  Switching to synthetic grass rather than the natural variety has many advantages, especially for dog owners. If you are a pet …

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Dog Paw Balm – A Dog Owner’s Guide

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Most dog lovers will agree that the obsession with their dog’s paws ranks pretty high on the list of things they love most about their dogs. Then there is that nose, those manipulative but heart-melting eyes, the tail and of course, the smile that on the darkest of days can make life worth living. People (of privilege) are able to …

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Babesiosis – What Dog Owners Need To Know

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We love our dogs, especially if they are there to serve as our emotional support dog partners. But, we do need to always be sure we are taking care of our pet because diseases like babesiosis can creep up on our furry friend at any second. This fatal disease transmitted by ticks and affects mammals. It causes severe anaemia in …

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Is Amoxicillin Safe For Cats?

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Suppose your cat ingested some old food or something infected, now your poor kitten is ill. Fortunately, this isn’t the end of the world as there are medications out there that can help alleviate the symptoms and cure it altogether! Remember, regardless of the different kinds of cat breeds, any cat or animal can fall victim to bacteria in the inside. …

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Hidden Wildlife Dangers and How to Avoid Them

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Every year, over 100 people in the US are attacked by animals. Most of the time, wildlife attacks are easily preventable. A few simple precautions can keep both you and your pet safe from the unexpected dangers of wildlife. Be Aware of What’s Out There Even if you live in an urban setting, places like parks can still harbor unexpected wild animals. Keeping your eye out for signs …