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PetSafe Mutts vs Purebred Dogs

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Is a pure or mixed-breed pooch most appropriate for your lifestyle and dog-owning desires? Some owners prefer the pure-bred dog while others gravitate toward a potentially unknown mix of breeds. Such is truly a personal preference. Regardless of your pet’s pure-breeding or mongrel status, all dogs should be treated with the same degree of love, […]

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Is your pet at risk for heartworm disease?

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Heartworm is a preventable but potentially life-threatening disease spread by the bite of a mosquito carrying the blood-borne parasite. When a mosquito bites a heartworm-positive animal, it carries the heartworm parasite to the next animal it bites, who can then become infected. The treatment for heartworm disease is typically arsenic-based, which can be very toxic […]

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Improve Your Pet’s Dental Health: Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment of Periodontal Disease

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Although February is Pet Dental Health Month, you shouldn’t wait until this wintery month rolls around to promote your pets’ dental health. Keep your pet’s mouth healthy all year long by taking good care of your pet’s teeth through a combination of professional and home dental care. Check out my top pet dental health tips […]

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Why Is the Fur On My Dog’s Face or Body Stained Brown?

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Very commonly, dogs and cats having light-colored fur end up with pink or brown staining around their eyes, mouth, paws, or other places on their bodies.  Do you know why these areas undergo such color changes?  Check out my answer via the following article for PetSafe: Why Is the Fur On My Dog’s Face or […]

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Top 10 Pet Healthcare Topics Your Vet Wishes You Knew More About

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We veterinarians have quite a bit of education and experience about many aspects of animal health about which we want our clients to best understand.  Unfortunately, some messages are not conveyed with enough emphasis or the client does not comply. Here are the aspects of day to day pet health promotion that I wish dog […]

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