Coaching Cats and Dogs to Better Behavior: A Vet Blog

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Does Your Dog Get Motion Sickness? 4 Ways to Prevent It

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One of the best things about owning a dog is that dogs make great companions. And because your dog is a great companion, you naturally want to take the dog out of the house with you. Many dog-lovers take their pets to the park, to run errands, and even on vacation. However, if your dog gets carsick, that can really put a crimp in your plans. Take a look at some tips that can help you prevent canine carsickness so that you and your dog can enjoy your travels.…

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How To Help A Stray Dog

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Pet lovers know how important companion animals can be in their own lives and the lives of others. Loving a cat or dog can increase your empathy and love for all creatures. When you spot a stray dog on the side of the road, you may immediately want to drop everything to help him. That’s a good idea as long as it’s done safely and effectively. Prepare for an Encounter with a Stray Dog…

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Adding A Chinchilla To The Family? 3 Tips For Keeping It Healthy

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It can be difficult to find a pet for your kids when you live in an apartment complex. You might have thought of the typical small pets such as hamsters and guinea pigs. However, if you’re looking for something more unique, you might want to consider purchasing a chinchilla for your kids. Chinchilla’s make excellent family pets. They’re very social animals and they seldom bite. If you have decided on a chinchilla, there are a few tips that you’ll need to remember for their care.…

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Helping Your Arthritic Cat To Be More Comfortable At Home

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Your long-time feline companion is moving slower as arthritis makes their joints painful. Your local veterinarians can provide advice on diet changes and medication that can help the pain and swelling in the joints. There are also a number of other things you can do to make your cat more comfortable at home. Here are a few ways to make life more enjoyable for your cat as they live with this painful joint disease.…

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3 Things You Need to Know About Infectious Tracheobronchitis Before You Drop Your Dog Off at the Kennel

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Infectious tracheobronchitis, commonly referred to as kennel cough, infects a higher percentage of dogs than you might think. Sure, you know that your kennel requires that you have your pet vaccinated against kennel cough before you drop them off, but did you know that your dog may still be at risk for contracting kennel cough after receiving a vaccination? Even though all their guests are vaccinated against the infectious disease, boarders are still concerned about kennel cough and work diligently to reduce the likelihood of an outbreak.…

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2 Signs That Your Cat Needs Medical Attention

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Having a cat can be such a fulfilling and wonderful experience, but you need to put in a bit of work in order to make sure that he or she lives a long and happy life. The hardest part about this is that cats are extremely skilled at hiding their pain and discomfort, so you really have to pay attention to any odd behavior. Improper grooming and litter box usage are two signs that your cat may need medical attention as soon as possible.…

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When Your Cat Has Cancer

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Cats can be the perfect companions and the most loyal of friends, and it is devastating news when your vet tells you that your cat has cancer. Like dogs, cats can get tumors as well as cancers like lymphoma. Vaccinating your cat against feline leukemia and having your female cat spayed can help prevent certain types of cancer, but some cancers cannot be avoided. Here are some steps to take when you find out your cat has cancer.…

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Top Benefits Of Using A Mobile Veterinarian For Your Pet

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If you have a pet that you love dearly, you probably want to make sure that you are always giving it the best possible care. To do this, you might want to think about making use of a mobile vet like Mobile Veterinary Hospital. Should you be unsure as to how there are benefits to this type of care, you will want to continue reading. Puts The Shy Pets At Ease…

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Fido Having Trouble Chewing? Know The Causes, Signs And Prevention Of Canine Gum Disease

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If you have a dog, you probably treat it like part of the family. You feed it the right food, make sure it gets daily exercise and you take it to the vet at least once a year. Do you also brush its teeth at least once a day? Do you take it in for routine dental care at least once a year? If you don’t, you might be putting your doggy at risk for periodontal disease.…

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