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Safety Tactics for Proper Pet Restraint

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When you leave the safe confines of your home, how do you provide sufficient restraint to keep your pet safe? Or if you have a yard where your dog can limitlessly bound, how does your canine companion stay away from cars, strangers, or poisons? Check out my veterinary perspective on proper pet restraint in the […]

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Flea & Tick Control FAQs

Fleas, ticks, and other insects aren’t just nuisances for both pets and owners alike, they can also spread mild to fatal diseases. All pet owners must strive to prevent their canine and feline companions from contracting infectious diseases transmitted by fleas and ticks with lifestyle management and appropriate anti-parasitic medication. Some of the most common […]

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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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