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Help! My Dog Is Being Bothered By Flies

Biting flies hassling our dogs can seem like a difficult problem to solve. Learn some simple strategies to get rid of those pesky flies for good.
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Acupuncture for Pets

Acupuncture is useful for certain conditions in animals, particularly conditions that require additional pain control. Here's what you need to know.
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Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Finding out your dog has hip dysplasia raises many questions. How is it treated? Will your dog spend their life in pain? Here is what you need to know.
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Diarrhea in Dogs: When to Worry

For dog owners diarrhea can be a relatively frequent occurrence and knowing when to worry can be important. We run through what you need to know.
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Coughing in Dogs: Types, Diagnoses and Treatment

If your dog is coughing, it can be hard to decide if it warrants emergency attention. We aim to help you decide how urgently you need to seek assistance.
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Basic Preventative Health: What Does Your Dog Need?

When you buy a dog, it's important to develop a plan of action to keep your pet in tip-top health. We have a look at some basic health measures such as vaccines, worm, flea and tick preventatives.
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Fleas, Ticks & Worms: What You Need to Know

Part of your job as a dog owner will be protecting your family from the parasites that can plague dogs. Fortunately, that’s easily done these days
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Dog Vaccinations

Has your dog had a vaccination recently? Regular dog vaccinations play a vital role in keeping your dog healthy and protecting them from viral infections.
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Worms in Dogs

If your dog has intestinal worms, then any of the worming treatments can be used. There is no worming treatment that is 100% effective. Heartworm is more challenging to treat. Killing the worms can cause even more inflammation in your dog's blood vessels, and his symptoms may worsen significantly. For this reason, treating them is a two-step process.
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Regular Health Checks for Dogs

Regular check ups give your vet more opportunities to monitor your dog's health for changes, leading to better diagnosis and treatment over the long term.
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Flea and Tick Control for Dogs

Fleas and ticks can cause serious health problems for your dog. Learn how proper flea and tick control can keep your canine companion happy and healthy.

Why Your Dog or Cat May Have Fleas, Even if You Never See Them

Is your pet itchy but you have check over and over again and never seen a flea? Is your vet saying they have fleas but you disagree? If so, please read on.
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How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Everyday?

An average of somewhere around 1 to 2 hours per day of exercise is right for the majority of dogs, but this varies between dogs. Variables such as breed, age, and overall health make it necessary to tailor an exercise program to your dog's specific needs.
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Obesity in Dogs

Is your dog's waistline starting to expand? We explore the health risks associated with obesity in dogs and some useful tips for improving their wellbeing.
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Ear Infections in Dogs

Ear infections are a common reason for dogs to visit their veterinarian. Studies suggest that the prevalence of ear disease in dogs can be as high as 20%.