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Heartworm In Dogs and What You Should Know

Heartworms are foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs, and major blood vessels of pets. It sounds like something from a horror movie, but worse… it’s a reality. Whilst US dog owners rightly worry about heartworm, this parasite can also infect cats and ferrets, along with wild mammals such as coyotes, wolves, and foxes.
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First Night Home with a New Kitten: What to Expect

Your new kitten is going to love her fur-ever home, but that first night it’s going to seem strange and scary to her. Help her to settle in quickly by thinking about events from her point of view and adjusting the arrangements accordingly.
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Why Does My Dog Eat Poop?

The technical term for eating poo is ‘Coprophagia’. It's a fairly normal behavior in dogs that you should be able to stop.
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Cat Bite Abscesses: What They Are and What to Do!

If your cat spends time outside or if you have multiple cats, they are at risk for developing a particularly painful type of infection, known...
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Kong Toys and the Benefits of Chewing for Dogs

Did you know that chewing has a number of benefits for your dog’s health and wellbeing? We cover what they are and how we can encourage this natural behavior.
Leptospirosis in Dogs

Leptospirosis in Dogs: What It Is and How to Prevent It

What is leptospirosis? Leptospirosis in dogs is a bacterial disease that is caused by one of several strains of bacteria classified as Leptospira. It can...
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Bone Cancer in Dogs (Osteosarcoma)

Canine cancer can be a dog owners’ worst nightmare and few other cancers are as terrifying as bone cancer. Osteosarcoma is the most common form of bone cancer found in dogs, accounting for around 85% of total bone tumors.
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Hedgehog Care Guide

Are you considering adopting a pet Hedgehog? Our Hedgehog Care Guide will provide you with tips and advice on how to care for your new spiky friend.
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Australian Shepherd Facts Every Owner Should Know

Australian Shepards are trainable, active working dogs who need a job to do and lots of exercise. They are obedient, intelligent and make great partners for agility, flyball or various working roles in farm life.
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Why Does My Dog Still Have Fleas?

Unlike many parasites, most fleas live in the environment, not on your pet. And there are always plenty of new fleas waiting in the wings, ready to replace those that are killed.
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8 Easy (and Adorable) Halloween Costumes for your Dog

Halloween isn’t just for people anymore.  While your dog shouldn’t be partaking in the eating the Halloween treats, he can definitely dress for the occasion. 
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Diabetes in Cats

Inactivity and obesity can lead to a higher risk of diabetes. We explore the causes of feline diabetes and give advice to help lower the risk for your cat.
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Dog Grooming Basics

Keeping your dog clean and well-groomed is about much more than just looking and smelling good. It’s about keeping your dog healthy too.
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The No Fear Way To Trim Your Dog’s Nails

Unless your pet is a very active outdoor dog his nails will need to be trimmed on a regular basis – anywhere from once a week to once a month.
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Bark Collars: Do They Work?

Concern about dogs barking is the most common complaint from dog owners, with 35% of owners reporting problems with barking. So what is the best way to deal with it?