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3 Tips For Feeding Your New Puppy

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Adding a new puppy to your family is a very exciting event, but it also comes with a lot of responsibility. Most dog owners want to ensure that their pets are happy and healthy, and one of the easiest ways to do that is by feeding your puppy quality pet food and treats. Use the following tips to make sure that your puppy gets the nutrition she needs: Understand the Food Needs of Canines…

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What You Should Know About Caring for a Pet Pig

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If you are a person who likes to have pets that are not necessarily the most traditional house pets, you may find yourself the proud pet parent of a baby pig. Pigs are interesting animals when it comes to keeping them as pets. They are often stereotyped as dirty and unclean animals, particularly in a historical sense. However, in many cases, pigs have gotten their bad reputation unfairly, and they can make great pets for a person who is aware of all that goes into caring for a pet pig.…

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Coping With Your Pet's Fear Of The Veterinarian

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Let’s face it: no one likes to go to the doctor or dentist, and just thinking about these kinds of things evokes fear in the hearts of many humans. The same can be said for many pets, who dread the car trip that takes them to the place where they expect to be poked and prodded. Unfortunately, dogs and cats that feel scared or threatened may act aggressively towards the vet or staff, and no one wants that to happen.…

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Is Your Cat Anemic?

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If your cat seems to be chronically under the weather, there’s a chance that anemia is to blame. Determining if your cat is anemic can help them to get the treatment they need as soon as possible to protect their overall health and well-being. Here are a few easy ways to determine if your cat might be anemic. Pale Skin Like humans, cats who don’t produce enough blood or red blood cells may appear pale.…

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When Your Feline Companion Is Diagnosed With FIV

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Should one of your local veterinarians diagnose your cat as having feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), it’s not the end of their life. With your help, your furry feline companion can live several more years comfortably. The disease is a slow growing virus that your cat can live with for years. Here is how this virus affects your cat and what you can to do to support them to continue to have a full life.…

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How Can You Help Reduce Your Dog's Fear Of The Vet?

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Some dogs just don’t like the vet. Whether it’s because of the unusual environment, the occasional vaccination shot or being touched by a stranger, some dogs just get nervous and hyper when it’s time to go to the veterinarian. Knowing what you can do to calm your nervous dog can help make the experience of going to the vet to be more enjoyable and relaxing. Take a Long Walk Beforehand…

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When To Call A Mobile Veterinarian

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If your pet is sick, requires check ups or the usual vaccinations, you do not always have to take them to the vet clinic. Some animals can be quite tedious to transport while a mobile vet can easily handle the services that you need. Do not worry about going through the trouble of taking your pets all the way to the vet clinic since mobile vets can handle the following quite conveniently at your home:…

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Love Your Cat? Take Steps To Avoid This Deadly Condition

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If you need one more reason to spay your female cat, look no further than pyometra. Pyometra is a serious, often fatal, bacterial disease that is 100% preventable. Take a minute to learn about this condition, then, if you would do anything to keep your kitty safe and healthy, rush out to your veterinarian and get her spayed. What Is Pyometra? Pyometra is Latin meaning pus-filled uterus. It is due to a hormonal problem that sometimes happens after a heat cycle in which the cat did not become pregnant.…

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Three Common Questions about Mites in Cats

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Mites are tiny parasitic bugs that live on the skin and can usually only be seen under a microscope. There are many different species of mites, and they are usually species-specific, meaning that a particular type of mite only lives on one species of animal. The most common type of mites found on cats are known as Cheyletiella. Like most mites, they cause a condition called mange, which leads to itchiness of flakiness of the skin.…

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