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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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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