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Seven Signs You Need To Get Your Dog To The Vet

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If you have a dog, you know that they can be prone to illnesses and medical issues, but when should you seek medical attention? There are some signs and symptoms that could indicate a serious problem and that warrant a trip to the veterinarian immediately. Seven symptoms and signs that should not be ignored are: Obvious trauma. If your dog experiences trauma, such as bleeding, an injury, or being hit by a car, take them in to the vet immediately.

3 February 2017

4 Tips For Giving Your Cat Medication

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Giving medication to a pet is no easy task, and it's even harder if your pet is a cat. Cats will struggle, scratch, yowl, and even bite if need be to get away from you if they don't want a medication put in their mouths. If you've been given a medication and need to dose your cat regularly, don't panic. Check out these four tips for making it easier to give your cat their medication.

3 February 2017

How Grooming Your Cat Can Help Them Live Longer

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Getting a nice brushing out can certainly feel nice, but can it actually help you live longer? Well, maybe not for you, but don't put that brush down because your feline could use every second of their 9 lives and can truly benefit from a nice grooming. Here are ways that grooming your cat can actually help them live longer. You can discover injuries sooner Cats are naturally curious and territorial, and unless you've never heard the is-someone-getting-shredded-in-a-lawnmower screeches of a cat fight, then you know they like to brawl as well on occasion.

30 January 2017

Is Your Senior Dog Having Bladder Control Issues? What You Should Know

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When your dog has been a member of your family for many years, there will come a day when you realize that your playful little pup is now a senior dog. Among the many different issues that senior dogs may deal with, bladder incontinence is one of the most prevalent problems. However, there are many different reasons that a senior dog may be experiencing problems controlling their bladder. Before you head to the animal hospital in a panic that something is wrong with their health, get to know more about bladder control issues with senior dogs and how you can handle the issue.

27 January 2017

5 Tips for Helping Your Dog Recover from Neuter Surgery

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Neutering your male dog can have many benefits. This surgery can eliminate the risk of testicular cancer and reduce behavior issues with your pooch. However, in order for your dog to fully recover from this surgery, you must watch him extra carefully and take good care of him. Here are five helpful tips for helping your dog recover from neuter surgery and be perfectly healthy. Limit Your Dog's Activities It is important to limit your dog's activities for two weeks after his neuter surgery.

10 January 2017

Possible Causes of Your Cat's Excessive Thirst

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When you own a cat, you want to be sure that your four-legged friend is as healthy and happy as possible in your home. However, sometimes, your cat may start acting strange and you might wonder if you are going to need to take a trip to one of the veterinarian clinics for diagnosis and treatment. One such strange behavior that you may notice in your cat is excessive thirst. If you suddenly notice that your cat is drinking a lot of water, there are numerous reasons that your cat may be behaving in this manner.

4 January 2017

Avoid Making These Three Mistakes This Winter That Could Impact Your Horse's Health

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If you have a horse, here are three mistakes that you want to avoid making this winter that could have a negative impact on your horse's health. Mistake #1: Not Providing Fresh Water In the winter time, your horse's water could easily become frozen. Depending on how cold it is where you live, the water could get frozen during the night or it could be frozen all day. Eating snow is not a substitute for fresh water either.

4 January 2017

Keep Your Dog Comfortable This Winter

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With the change in seasons, there are a few changes that you are going to need to make in order to keep your dog comfortable during this cold time of year. Here are three easy ways to keep your dog comfortable throughout the winter time. #1 Move Your Dog's Bed The first thing that you need to do is move your dog's bed. Sleeping near the door or under a window where there is a draft will make your dog cold.

4 January 2017

Why You Shouldn't Skip Your Dog's Shots

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Having a dog can be a wonderful thing. Unfortunately, though, having pets can also be quite expensive. Between dog food, collars, toys, vet bills and more, having a dog can really put a damper on your budget. This means that you might be looking for ways to cut corners; for example, you might be thinking about skipping getting your dog's shots. However, even if it might not seem like a big deal to do so, it's actually very important to make sure that your dog is properly vaccinated.

31 December 2016

Hunger And Weight Loss - Does Your Cat Have Diabetes?

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Cats can develop a wide variety of illnesses and diseases that humans are susceptible to, like kidney disease or even cancer. Believe it or not, diabetes is another illness that cats can develop. If you want to know more about this illness or you suspect that your cat might have it, keep reading. Why Cats Develop Diabetes Like humans, cats can develop diabetes for a variety of reasons. Although scientists haven't yet pinpointed the development of diabetes down to a single cause in cats, there are a few leading theories.

29 December 2016