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Dropsy Can Kill Your Pet Fish

Swollen belly in animals and humans is popularly called dropsy. It also affects humans, but this post will concentrate on how they affect fish and how fish can contact the horrible disease. If your fish has a swollen belly, it is most likely…
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What Types and Forms of Glucosamine Are Available for Dogs?

Is your dog starting to have pain or mobility issues due to his or her age? Glucosamine is one of the most popular supplements for dogs for hip support, joint support and arthritis. Usually glucosamine is combined with chondroitin and MSM to…
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Maybe it is Time for a Dog Trainer

One of the tougher decisions we have when owning a dog is deciding whether some form of training is needed. On the surface, our dog's behavior seems reasonable, and any issues are played off as unique quirks that we've learned to love. But those…
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3 Healthy Dog Habits That You Should Start Today

Owning a dog is certainly one of the most joyful experiences that we get to have as humans. There are few things in life that compare to the bond and companionship that comes with having a best friend with four legs and a fur coat. Families…
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An Essential Hiking Accessory - Doggie First Aid Kit

Covid-19 has had many of us cooped up inside our homes or apartments for the past few months. And while this can turn any of us stir crazy, it can also be a stressful time for your dog who has had to adjust as well. Fewer walks and socializing…
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Five Simple Tips to Help You Care for Your Older Dog

As our pet dogs get older their needs change, as caring owners we want to do everything we can to help them ease comfortably into old age. So in this blog post I am going to share five simple ways that you can make your senior dog’s life…

So You Want to Open a Veterinary Clinic

There are few things in life more satisfying than becoming a veterinarian. Being able to make a career out of helping others keep their pets healthy. It can be emotionally grueling at times, but also incredibly satisfying. If you’re going…
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Emotional Support Animals and You

In a world filled with stress (especially right now), many people have turned to emotional support pets. These allow people with a myriad of physical and mental health issues to leave a more comfortable life. There’s a lot of questions and…
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How Do You Keep A Dog Safe And Healthy?

  Dogs have been man’s best companions for tens of thousands of years. And there’s no surprise that there are 89.7 million dogs in the United States alone. Keeping your dog safe, happy, and healthy becomes crucial for mankind because…
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Halloween Reminder: Certain Candy is Bad for Dogs

Everyone loves Halloween. And if you have a dog who won't give you a hard time about wearing a costume, it can be even better. But with Halloween comes candy. And ensuring your dog doesn't eat something toxic is of utmost importance. Thankfully…
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Comfortis for Dogs and Other Flea Removal Tips

Finding out your dog has a flea infestation is dreadful news. Your first thoughts are with your dog who is on the front lines dealing with them. These suckers bite and cause great discomfort. Tiny red bumps form that they can’t help but scratch.…
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Why Brushing is so Important

Brushing our dogs often feel like something that comes out of necessity to keep our home clean. The more we brush, the less our dog sheds. And if you let your dog sleep on the bed or sit on the couch, excess fur can be an enormous pain to clean. But…
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The Helpless Feeling of Caring For an Arthritic Dog

There’s a feeling of helplessness that overcomes us when our dog is in pain. Watching them struggle to move, we’d do anything to make them feel better. Recently I’ve encountered this with my parents dog “Russ”. He’s 11 years old…
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Healthy Sleep Habits and Pets

It is easy to separate you and your pets’ sleep when you’re taking care of hamsters or fish. But when you share a living space with your furry friend, things tend to be pretty different. An indoor dog or pet can have various designated spaces…
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Exercising Your Dog

Why it Matters As a human, you usually think of exercise as something you do at a health club or in your home gym to keep in shape. This is a very narrow definition of exercise when compared to how its practiced by dogs.  The way dogs exercise…
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News Flash: Smoking is Bad for Your Dog

We have all heard about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke for people. Now, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) wants everyone to know that secondhand smoke is dangerous for pets, too. “Scientific research shows that…
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Chocolate and Dogs - A Big No-No

Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to show your loved one just how much they mean to you. Gifts often include chocolate, and most of us love this delicious holiday treat. However, it is wise to keep in mind that chocolate is toxic to…
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Dog Safety with Toys and Clothes

Any dog owner knows that one of the simple facts of life for dogs is that they love toys, and they'll be more than happy to turn everyday objects, such as shoes and remote controls, into toys should the need arise. Shopping for dog toys seems…
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Choosing the Right Groomer

Grooming is an important way to keep your dog happy, healthy, and comfortable. As such, you should be on the lookout for excellent service from a reputable doggie salon – you wouldn't trust your own hair to just anyone with a pair of shears,…
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Great Health Dog Blogs

Finding health information for your dog online can be a mixed bag. Plenty of so-called experts jumping at the chance to tell you what to do with your dog. While the proper approach is to talk to your vet, it can be time consuming and expensive…