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  • 2 Ways You Can Maintain Your Dog's Oral Health

    Just like you should go to the dentist regularly, it's important for you to make sure that your dog goes to see their vet for dental care. Your dog can have plaque buildup, loose teeth, and infections around the root of their teeth. Like a human with bad teeth, bad teeth can cause your dog to have chronic pain, and the infections around their teeth can move through the rest of their body.
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  • What You Need To Know About Fleas, Ticks, Your Pet, And How Veterinarians Can Help

    Does your pet need flea and tick control? The warmer weather means an increase in flea and tick activity. If your outdoor pet isn't protected against biting insects, take a look at what you need to know about cats, dogs, ticks, fleas, and how veterinarians can help.  Why Use Flea and Tick Control Products or Medications? Fleas and ticks are more than just annoying pests. These barely-visible biters can cause problems for your pet, such as:
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  • If Your Cat Has Kidney Disease, It's Time To Switch Foods

    Everyone wants their pets to be healthy, but sometimes illnesses or diseases manifest that simply can't be cured. Once a cat has kidney disease, they're stuck with it, but there are a lot of things you can do to help to improve their quality of life and keep them going for a long time. If you've been feeding your cat a normal diet, it may be time to change that. Here's what you should know about their diet and its impact on their kidneys.
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  • It's Time For The Dentist: 3 Ways Poor Dental Care Can Affect Your Cat

    If you own a cat, you owe it to them to ensure a happy, healthy life. One way to do that is to provide them with routine dental care. You might not realize this, but your cat needs proper dental care, just about as much as you do. Without it, your cat can develop serious problems within their mouth, teeth, and gums. Unfortunately, your cat can't tell you when they're experiencing dental issues, which is why routine dental care is so important.
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  • Preparing Your Animal To Be Boarded

    Unfortunately, there will be times when you will need to board your pet. For a pet owner that has never been through this process before, it is often the case that they will feel uncertain as to how they should handle this need. Take Steps Ahead Of Time To Prepare Your Pet For Boarding New pet owners will often make the error of greatly underestimating the amount of preparation work that they will need to do before their animal can safely be boarded.
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  • Ways That Your Vet Will Help A Rabbit's Snuffles

    When your pet rabbit sneezes, it's easy to think that this sound is cute. However, if the sneezing persists, it may be an indicator of a serious health issue. Frequent sneezing is one of the symptoms of snuffles, which is an ailment that can affect a lot of pet rabbits. This condition results from a bacterial infection and has numerous side effects, including sneezing and runny eyes. If you suspect that your pet rabbit has snuffles, you should promptly visit your local veterinarian, as this condition can worsen and become grave without intervention.
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  • Why Get Your Dog Vaccinated?

    If you got a puppy in the last few months, chances are you now are to the point where your new dog has already left their litter and is needing their vaccines. Pet vaccinations are extremely important and in some states, they are even mandatory. In an effort to help you feel more knowledgeable about getting your dog vaccinated, here is some information about the diseases you will be protecting them against.
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  • Wet Food Vs Dry Food: Which Is Better For Your Cat's Health?

    You may have been told at one time that wet food is bad for your cat, while at another time someone else may have told you the same thing about dry food. This has likely left you confused about what is best for your pet. Actually, you may be surprised to know that neither is a bad choice for your cat, though they each have their own advantages and disadvantages. Here are some pros and cons of wet and dry cat food to help you decide what is best for your cat.
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  • Signs Your Dog Has A Urinary Tract Infection

    If your dog's urinary habits have suddenly started to change, you may become concerned, especially if they have also started eating less and drinking more. If so, look for the following signs that your dog may have a urinary tract infection. Frequent Accidents in the House Up until now, your dog may have been consistent in only going to the bathroom outside. However, you may have noticed that they are having frequent accidents in the house, even when they just went outside.
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  • Romping Or Fighting? How To Tell If Your Cats Hate Or Love Each Other At Playtime

    Cats often fight each other in homes, but it's not always a bad sign. Sometimes cats just wrestle for the fun of it, but at other times, it's a serious fight that could have serious consequences for either or both cats. If you're not sure if your cats are literally at each other's throats or are just having a play-fight, read this guide to find out. Why Cats Fight Cats start wrestling when they're just kittens with their siblings.
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