Our pets are some of our greatest companions and most loved family members. They bring us unbridled joy each and every day, and there is never a time when they aren’t happy to see us. For many of us, they are also the best to have around when your mental health isn’t quite as good as it could be.
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Also called Otodectes cynotis mites, ear mites in dogs cause a pretty mild parasitic infection, but still need to be controlled to prevent secondary infections from arising. Greater problems do arise when an animal has a hypersensitive reaction to the ear mites, resulting in an intense irritation of the outer ear.
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Several viruses, parasites and other nasty critters exist out there that can hurt your pet. Unfortunately, Rabies is the only legal requirement in the United States (as it is the most deadly, with a 100% fatality rate for untreated humans as well as pets), but it certainly isn’t the only ailment to worry about.
Thankfully, biologists have put together a combination vaccine to help prevent some of the more common, yet potentially lethal, diseases. Called the DHPP vaccine, treatment is now very convenient!
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You’ve noticed your dog itching furiously lately. You can even see patches of bare skin, many coming complete with small scabs, where your fur-kids’ hair has begun to fall away. You might just have a lice problem on your hands. What are you going to do now?
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Ensuring your pup finds enough exercise to maintain his or her prime fitness levels can be a bit challenging with today’s 9 hour work days and demanding college educations. We all want the best for our pets, but sometimes fulfilling exercise needs just isn’t possible for one person.
As an alternative to outdoor running, many people resort to treadmills. In fact, they can be found in nearly every single major gym in the country. Why not use the same treadmill for dogs?
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Because they absolutely love to run around outdoors and roll in the dirt, dogs tend to get their ears pretty dirty sometimes. Since they were bred to track a scent close to the ground, dragging their longer ears, hound type breeds are especially susceptible! Thankfully, a dog ear cleaner is the perfect solution to this problem.
Today’s pet owners, breeders and veterinary clinics use specially designed cleaning wipes or materials meant specifically to clean your dog’s ears well, and are completely safe (unlike water, which should never be used inside a dog’s ear canal).
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Many thousands of years ago, wolves began to evolve from a reptilian type species. Many thousands of years after that, the first dogs began to evolve for a different type of lifestyle, separate from wolves. Among all of this, there was one constant: these animals were suited to a harsher, colder environment.
Still, they had to endure summer temperatures. Believe it or not, a double coated dog’s fur is actually designed to help keep him cool during these times! At first glance, you might think less fur means a cooler dog – but that is very rarely the case with many breeds.
Even with all of this, there are still steps you can take to help keep your furry dogs cool in the summer!
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Countless household dogs out there experience one painfully present, constantly weighted issue throughout the day. Not only does this one problem cause never ending discomfort, it causes our pets too often behave in irrational, unpredictable ways. This ever present ghost has one name: Anxiety. Find out how sleeping pills for dogs can help with it.
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Does your dog have a problem with food, skin or flea allergies? Is he itching, biting or clawing at his skin all of the time? Maybe your dog has a problem with constant anxiety or restlessness? If your answer was yes to any of the questions above, Benadryl for dogs could be an absolutely fantastic solution to your problems!
That being said, there are many things a responsible pet owner who truly cares about the well being and comfort of their dog should know about Benadryl before simply offering is on a whim. Be the loving, caring and educated pet owner we know you are; find out below exactly what you are giving your pet, when to give it, and how it works!
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Did you know young puppies don’t need to drink any water at all?
WHAT!!? That sounds impossible, doesn’t it? Every animal on earth needs to drink water in order to survive. Still, young puppies don’t need water. Read more, and find out exactly how this is possible below!
Believe it or not, a puppy won’t need anything besides the milk from its momma prior to weaning age, about 3-4 weeks. The mother’s milk will give the pup not only all of the nutrition he needs to thrive, but all of the hydration as well! The mother dog will begin to wean her little ones off of her milk between 3-4 weeks. Prior to that, the puppies shouldn’t be separated from their mothers.
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