• Choosing A Veterinarian For Your Pet: What Are You Looking For?

    When it comes to providing the best care for your pet, the first thing you should think about is what veterinarians you're going to take them to. Luckily, you should have more than one veterinarian to consider in your area, or within a short commute, so you can be pickier about who manages the health and well-being of your pet. Still, this leaves you open to many options, and it's hard to pick one vet from the next.
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  • Taking Care Of Your Cat When They Have A Cold

    Do you suspect that your cat has a cold? If you do, you may be searching for the best home remedies to give your cat to help ease their symptoms. You may be wondering if some of the things that work for humans who have a cold will work for your cat. If you are growing increasingly concerned because your cat has cold symptoms, here are some tips that will help you make your cat as comfortable as possible.
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  • FAQs About Foreign Body Surgery In Dogs

    Sometimes, dogs' appetites get the best of them, and they end up eating things they shouldn't — like socks, chew toys, and sticks. When this occurs, the hope is always that the item will pass right through their digestive tract without doing any damage. Unfortunately, though, this is not always how things go. If the item does not pass through, your vet will need to perform what's known as a foreign body surgery to remove the item.
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  • 5 Unfair Myths About Animal Boarding Services

    Whether you are heading out of town or just want someone to keep your dog while you work, animal boarding facilities are a valuable thing as a pet owner. Unfortunately, animal boarding facilities are associated with a lot of unfair myths that may have you questioning whether the service is a good idea. Here is a look at a few of the most common myths about animal boarding facilities that can help you take care of dogs.
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  • Veterinary Services Your New Cat May Need Shortly After Adoption

    When you bring a new cat home or adopt a feral cat, you should schedule a trip to the veterinarian as soon as you can. Whether your new pet is a kitten or an adult cat, they need routine medical care. Here are some veterinary services your cat might need shortly after adoption. Physical Exam The veterinarian will check your cat for signs of illness, parasites, and other conditions. If you adopted a feral adult cat, they may have been exposed to parasites in the wild.
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  • Your Puppy's First Vaccines

    You love your new puppy, and providing them with appropriate veterinary care is a way to show that love. Puppies need a number of vaccines in order to protect them from disease, not only in the short-term but throughout their lives. Below, you will find some details about each of the vaccines your puppy will need. DHLPPC This is one of the first vaccines most puppies get, as they can have their first dose after they are a few weeks old.
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  • Care Tips For Small Dogs

    All dogs, regardless of their size, require food, shelter, love, and vet care. However, dogs do somewhat vary in their care needs based on their size. Small dogs require different care than larger dogs. Here are some care tips that are specifically applicable to those wee canines. Keep them from jumping onto furniture Jumping up onto the couch takes a lot more effort for a small dog than for a big dog.
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  • 3 Tips To Care For Your Dog's Ears

    Your dog's ears need to be cleaned and cared for just like your own. Their ears can accumulate a lot of dirt and debris, which can end up causing an issue with infections or other concerns. If you aren't sure how to care for your dog's ears, you need to talk to your veterinarian about how to get it done. It's a part of the grooming you need to do in order to care for your dog.
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  • Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid Of Vaccinating Your Dog

    There is a lot of debate in today's world about the necessity of vaccinations. While the arguments primarily pertain to humans, many people are hesitant to get their dogs vaccinated as well. If you are feeling unsure or even scared about getting your dog the pet vaccinations that the veterinarian recommends, you should get to know some of the reasons that you shouldn't be afraid of vaccinating your dog. Then, you can be sure you do what is best for your dog's health and well-being going forward.
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  • Pets Heading Outside This Summer? How To Identify Spider Bites On Them

    Summer is almost here. That means spiders will be coming out of the woodwork. If you have pets, you need to be concerned. Pets are curious by nature. That means they'll be nosing around the yard looking for things to find. All that curiosity increases the chances they'll find a spider. That also increases the chances they'll get bit. If a non-poisonous spider bites your pet, you shouldn't have anything to worry about.
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