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Common Health Issues That Affect Large Dogs

If you're a fan of Rottweilers or Great Danes, you definitely should know about the health issues that affect large dogs.  While these are rarely fatal, they can be worrisome because you always want...
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The Real Dangers Of Canine Dental Disease

If you’ve ever experienced periodontal disease in either yourself or a loved one, you know how painful it can be. This is when your gums are swollen and infected which can create a leakage...
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Signs And Symptoms Of Dog Anxiety Or Distress

Dogs may not be able to use words to communicate how they're feeling, but they certainly do feel things, and they have their own way of communicating. It's really obvious when your dog is...
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Large Dog Elbow Dysplasia

We’ve all heard about hip dysplasia in dogs, but did you know that they can also suffer from elbow dysplasia? It’s true and that’s why we wanted to bring you some more information about...
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5 Important Cat Safety Tips

Cats are known for entertaining the masses and for getting themselves in interesting predicaments, to say the least. Maybe it's their curious natures, maybe it's their comical personalities; whatever it is, there's no question...
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Is Your Pet Depressed?

Animals, just like humans, have all kinds of emotions. We typically perceive them as being happy, excited or maybe just tired, more than anything else. It's important to know that pets actually can become...
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Everything You Need to Know About Yellow Cat Syndrome

Yellow cat syndrome occurs when your cat becomes jaundiced and her skin and eyes take on a yellow tinge. This doesn’t mean that your cat is suffering from liver disease or even hepatitis but it...
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Caring For Your Dog’s Summer Skin Irritations

Dogs are carefree and most love to be outdoors, especially in the summer months when they are free to frolic and play with other dogs and humans who are also outdoors. In the midst...
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Must-Know Canine Summer Safety Tips

Summer is almost over but its never too late for a Summer Safety Tips Refresher.  Being outside in the summertime is tons of fun for everyone, even your best furry friend. But, just like...
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Why Does My Dog Lick Constantly?

The constant and repetitive licking of surfaces and objects by a dog is a problem that many dog owners find difficult to determine. The licking may happen often or too many times, but because...
Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Vaccine

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Vaccine: Pros and Cons

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, otherwise known as Feline Aids, is an infection that attacks the immune system of cats. About 1 in 12 cats tests positive for this disease, which can be difficult to detect...
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Four Possible Causes of Feline Nosebleeds

Nobody likes to see their feline friends hurt or sick, and a cat nosebleed are quite possibly the most pitiful site to behold. Not only are feline nosebleeds sad to see, they're also quite scary and...
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The Right Way To Clean Your Cat’s Food And Water Dishes

Every cat owner goes through the hassle of dealing with food and water dishes. Between the constant cat feedings, clean up around the dishes, and cleaning the cat dishes themselves, it's almost more frustration than...
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Reducing Your Pet’s Toxic Load

Pets suffer from the same kinds of toxic overload people do -- and it happens every day. The mount of toxic sludge our best friends are exposed to is monumental from pesticides to chemicals in...
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Is Your Cat Making You Mentally Ill?

I bet after reading that headline, you're saying, yes, my cat drives me crazy! But actually, new research shows that your cat can actually make you mentally ill, and it's no laughing matter. According to CBS...
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Protecting Your Pets From Heat Stroke

It is officially the time of year when heat becomes not only annoying and excessive, but also downright dangerous to animals and humans alike. Pets specifically often get the short end of the stick...
PREVENTATIVE CARE PETS

Deciding On Preventative Care For Your Pets

Sometimes going to the vet with your pet can feel more like visiting a car dealership. All you want to do is get little Fluffy's paw checked out after your dog stepped on a splinter this morning,...
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What You Need To Know About Pet Hospice Care

Hospice or end-of-life care is something many of us are familiar with when it comes to humans. However, pet hospice is definitely an option many pet owners are unaware of. Pet Hospice Care When dealing with...

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