I Found Lumps and Bumps on My Pet. How Serious Is It?

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We’ve been there: Your pet seems fine, and then all of a sudden, a new lumpy, bumpy mass pops up on his body, seemingly overnight. Sometimes these lumps and bumps can be caused by wounds, but other times they can be warts or other types of growths. Whatever the reason . . . → Read More: I Found Lumps and Bumps on My Pet. How Serious Is It?

What is Canine Distemper?

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Prevention is the key with this disease. Distemper in dogs is caused by a virus which is spread through most body fluids including saliva, urine, and blood. It is highly contagious and often deadly. At first, the disease mimics kennel cough, with goopy eyes, fever, runny nose, coughing, and tiredness . . . → Read More: What is Canine Distemper?

Motion Sickness in Dogs

A car ride! A car ride! A car ride! For most dogs it’s the greatest thing since the cookie. But a dog can get motion sickness just like people do, which can mean that even a short car trip becomes stressful for the dog — and disgusting for the owner. Fortunately, there are ways . . . → Read More: Motion Sickness in Dogs

Hazards to Avoid While Baking Homemade Dog Treats

By Paula Fitzsimmons | Article Featured on PetMD

Buying manufactured dog treats is a hit-or-miss proposition. “Most of them are loaded with salt, sugar, preservatives, flavorings and colors. Dog treats are made with a wide variation in quality and nutrient content regardless of labeling,” says Dr. Donna Raditic, a board-certified veterinary nutritionist with Nutrition . . . → Read More: Hazards to Avoid While Making Homemade Dog Treats

10 Things You Need in Your Pet First Aid Kit

By: Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM | Article Featured on PetMD

When a pet emergency strikes, the last thing you should be doing is scrambling for items you need. Assembling a first aid kit for pets will give you the peace of mind that you’ll be prepared in case of an emergency. Make sure to . . . → Read More: 10 Things You Need in Your Pet First Aid Kit

Fundamentals Of Caring For Cancer In Dogs

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Given that your dog has lived with you and provided you with comfort as a companion, it is your duty to take care of your pet if he is found to be afflicted with a specific disease. The amount of care and companionship that your dog may need increases and . . . → Read More: Fundamentals Of Caring For Cancer In Dogs

The Difference Between Vomiting & Regurgitation

The Difference Between Vomiting & Regurgitation

Article by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker | Featured on Mercola Pets

If you have a dog in the family, make no mistake, at some point there will be dog vomit. Perhaps you’ve already had the pleasure. It may happen outside, or it may happen indoors. It may happen . . . → Read More: The Difference Between Vomiting & Regurgitation

Keep Ticks and Fleas Away from Your Pet

I love summertime, but the worst part is by far the bugs. Bugs like fleas and ticks are most prominent during the warmer seasons and can wreak havoc on your pet if not handled properly. Fleas, for example, can swarm in masses and quickly infest your pets and home.

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Dementia Symptoms Increasing in Older Dogs

Dementia Symptoms Increasing in Older Dogs

Written by Dr. Karen Shaw Becker | Article Featured on Mercola Pets

Not many years ago, people with aging dogs focused only on keeping their pets healthy from the neck down, forgetting that such issues as weight control, possible arthritis and major organ support only go so far . . . → Read More: Dementia Symptoms Increasing in Older Dogs

7 Dog Choking Hazards to Avoid

7 Dog Choking Hazards to Avoid

By AMY SINATRA AYRES | Article Featured on VetStreet

Tennis balls, sticks and steak bones may be some of your dog’s favorite things. But many well-intentioned owners don’t realize that these items — and other things they may typically give their dogs — can be dangerous.

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