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The Risk of Zoonotic Diseases With Pet Mice and Rats

Owning a pet mouse or rat for the first time is an exciting experience. You and your family get to introduce a new family...
cat parasites

How to Protect Your Cat From Parasites

Even if your cat remains with you in your house – sometimes sitting on your keyboard as you read articles like this – they...
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Should You Worry About Dog Hiccups

Our wonderful canine companions often take on many human traits, or so we all love to believe. There’s that old adage that dogs and...
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Protecting your Pet from Sunburn

You may think because your pet is covered in hair, he is protected from the sun's harmful rays. Although this in part true, he...
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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Constipation in Dogs

Constipation in dogs is a common ailment that can be quite uncomfortable. If left untreated, it can lead to obstipation - an inability to...

5 Ways to help your Pet through Thunder Phobia

I used to have a dog that was absolutely terrified of thunderstorms. It was heartbreaking to watch her pant, pace and run from hiding...

Cat Acne – A Real Concern

Have you ever noticed blackheads or white-headed pimples on your cat's chin or lower lip? If so, your cat has acne. Although no one...

Continuous Health Issues with your Cat? It could be Cat Allergies

Allergies are a common affliction in cats. They are often mistaken for other illnesses and treated incorrectly. Does your cat sneeze a lot? Vomit...
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Hip Dysplasia in Dogs: What it is and what you should do about it

Large breed dogs often have hip dysplasia as a health concern. Hip dysplasia is caused by both genetic and environmental factors. A pure bred...
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The Low-down on Bloat

Bloat is a life-threatening condition in dogs. The word "bloat" is used to describe the distended abdomen commonly seen with the condition. It is...

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