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Top Signs That Your Dog May Have Heartworms

Top Signs That Your Dog May Have Heartworms

Mosquitoes tend to increase their numbers when the weather gets wet and warm. These mosquitoes are more than just a nuisance as they are carriers and transmitters of heartworms in dogs. The parasite gets into the animal via a bite from a mosquito carrying the heartworm larvae. The infestation of these worms in your dog is a silent killer. This is because it can take months before your pet starts showing signs of infection. Here are the top signs that your dog has heartworms.
Signs and Symptoms of Poisoning in Pets

Signs and Symptoms of Poisoning in Pets

A common reason for pet emergency room visits is poisoning, which usually happens after the pet ingests toxic products. The items range from food to household products, plants, and other substances. The sad fact is that, in most cases, poisoning is preventable. Proper safety precautions can ensure your pets are safe in the home. During this Pet Poison Awareness month, it is important to learn the signs and symptoms of poisoning in pets.
The Health Dangers of Poor Pet Dental Hygiene

The Health Dangers of Poor Pet Dental Hygiene

Does your cat or dog have stinky breath? Do their teeth seem discolored with visible tartar along the gumline? There’s probably nothing worse than a slobbery kiss from your pet when their mouth is teeming with oral bacteria. If you have been neglecting their dental hygiene, now is the time to have a change of heart. Otherwise, you put their health at risk of different severe diseases.
Four Health Benefits of Walks with Your Dog

Four Health Benefits of Walks with Your Dog

​​​​​​​Taking your dog out for a walk shouldn’t just be an opportunity for them to relieve themselves away from the house. Just like us, our dogs need regular exercise to keep them healthy and happy. Exactly how much exercise your dog needs will depend on their breed, age and general health, but some canines can happily walk for very long distances and should be taken on long hikes as well as shorter daily walks.
Reasons Your Pet May Need Soft Tissue Surgeries

Reasons Your Pet May Need Soft Tissue Surgeries

Just like us, our pets can need surgical intervention to help them with their health. Sometimes these surgeries involve the soft tissues of your pet’s body.
Keeping Your Pets Safe This Winter: Cold Weather Tips

Keeping Your Pets Safe This Winter: Cold Weather Tips

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, you must provide a safe and healthy environment for your pets during the colder months. When snow falls, the terrain changes. You and your pet cannot see what possible dangers are hidden in the snow.
Everything You Need to Know About Boarding Your Pet

Everything You Need to Know About Boarding Your Pet

According to the Humane Society of the United States, pet owners should always ensure their pets’ safety and health. This is usually a dilemma if there are circumstances that prevent you from taking your furry companion with you on your travels.
Tips for Caring for Your Pet’s Dental Health

Tips for Caring for Your Pet’s Dental Health

The American Veterinary Medical Association recognizes that your pet’s dental condition is a crucial indicator of your pet’s overall health. As your pet’s primary care provider, you should make sure that your pet has optimal teeth and gums.
Importance of Vaccinating Your Pets

Importance of Vaccinating Your Pets

A majority of pet owners in the United States currently stay home with their furry family members because of the pandemic. Although you are now spending more time with your pets indoors, you should still update their immunizations.
Signs and Symptoms Your Pet Is Dehydrated

Signs and Symptoms Your Pet Is Dehydrated

Did you know that, throughout the day, there are many ways that your dog can lose water from its body? Urinating, defecating, and panting are all considered ordinary and necessary. These excretions don’t usually become a problem, so long as your dog replaces this water loss with sufficient fluid intake. However, when your dog starts losing more fluid than it’s consuming, dehydration can occur.

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