HEALTH & PROTECTION

Discover the best ways to keep dogs healthy and protected with trusted information and easy to understand tips.

HEALTH & PROTECTION

How To Deal With Ticks On A Dog

Your dog is an extension of your family, so naturally, safety comes first.

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6 Diseases Ticks Can Spread In One Feeding

Ticks are small, but the harm that they can spread to you, your dog, cat, and family is mighty. Ticks are blood-sucking parasites that often carry disease-causing bacteria and parasites. As a result, they transmit an array of different infections, sometimes simultaneously, into the bloodstream when they consume a meal. The transmission of tick-borne diseases…

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Is There a Hidden Parasite Lurking in Your Pet’s Intestine?

If you’ve ever traveled or gone camping and have come down with a nasty case of diarrhea, there is a chance you contracted a common intestinal infection known as Giardia. This same infection is also common in your pets. But before you reach for any over-the-counter remedies, there are some important facts you should know…

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A Mite-y Rough Situation

Could your dog’s skin problems, possibly including incessant scratching and licking, be something more than allergies? If your pup is losing fur, scratching like crazy, perhaps showing reddened areas of skin, and you can’t find any fleas, then it could be one of several skin diseases called “Mange.” Mange occurs when the skin is infested…

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Vaccine Schedule for Dogs And Cats

The most important thing that you can do to keep your dog or cat happy and healthy is to protect them from the threat of serious, sometimes fatal, diseases. Vaccines save lives. The vaccination needs of every dog and cat do differ, but there are guidelines that you can follow to make sure that your…

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Shining A Bright Light On Rabies In Haiti

Hunter Doherty “Patch” Adams, a physician, social activist and author, once said, “Humour is the antidote to all ills.” Humour does have a way of helping people relax and open up through shared laughter. The result is a deeper connection and engagement, and this often helps people understand and talk about things with a bit…

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