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2 Reasons to Take Your Pet to a Local Pet Hospital

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If you have a pet, you hope that they are going to be healthy for their whole life. Sadly. that doesn’t always happen. Your pet could get sick or get hurt, which means that you are going to have to do something about that. During the week and during business hours, that can mean taking your pet to your vet’s office. But that’s not always a choice on the weekend or after hours.…

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Becoming A Vet Tech

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If you love animals, and you like the thought of having a job where you can be around them and where you can help them, then you should think about getting a veterinarian job. You could become a vet tech, and this way you would have a good career and it would be centered around helping animals. As a vet tech, you would be working closely with the animals. You can learn more on this below: …

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What to Look for in a Veterinarian

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You likely consider your pets to be important members of your family, and choosing the right veterinarian can help ensure that your pets get the best health care possible. Finding the right veterinarian may seem like a difficult process, but you’ll be able to make the best possible choice easier if you keep a few important tips in mind. Here are some important things to look for in a veterinarian.…

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How To Tell If Your Cat Needs Dental Care

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Cat owners sometimes don’t realize their pets need dental care. They may never have heard of brushing a cat’s teeth. Dental care is an important part of your pet’s overall care, though. Cats in the wild exercise their mouths by hunting and devouring what they’ve caught. Such feedings also help clean their teeth. Housecats don’t get that kind of action as they stroll over to the food bowl and devour what’s inside.…

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Vet-Recommended Dogs For People With Allergies

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A common question for veterinarians comes from individuals who love dogs and would love to have one but are simply allergic. Allergies are not uncommon, especially where dogs are concerned. Fortunately, you do not have to give up on the idea of having a beloved pet. There are several types of hypoallergenic dogs to choose from. Bichon Frise The Bichon Frise is a small dog that also happens to be quite adorable with its thick, curly hair.…

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What To Expect After A Kidney Transplant For Your Cat

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Kidney transplants for cats are still a relatively rare procedure, but they do happen. This life-saving procedure can help to dramatically extend the life of a cat who would have otherwise died to kidney disease. If your cat is undergoing a kidney transplant, here’s what you should expect and plan for. Recovery Time Having a kidney operated on is a big procedure and one that will take time to recover from.…

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Need More Reasons To Spay And Neuter Your Pets? Check Out These Reasons!

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Everybody has heard stories of people who own a lot of cats or dogs but don’t take care of them. Worse still, these animals were never fixed so that they would not continue reproducing. There are many good reasons to spay and neuter pets, and here are some of them for you.  Many Adult Female Animals Can Have Multiple Litters a Year If you start with three females and three males at the beginning of one year, you could quadruple the number of females able to mate and give birth by the end of that same year.…

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Heart Disease And Your Aging Dog

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Your aging dog can suffer from several geriatric problems including heart disease. Many owners don’t realize that their dogs can suffer from this problem and fail to notice the signs. While there is a chance that your dog can get heart disease, it doesn’t mean that he is nearing the end of his life, especially if you and your your veterinarian catch it early. Here are some of the types of heart problems your older dog may develop as well as their symptoms and possible treatments.…

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2 Mistakes To Avoid When Brushing Your Puppy's Teeth

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If you have recently welcomed a new puppy into your home, you may be all set to give them all of the love and care they need. As part of their care, you may decide that you want to get into the habit of brushing their teeth to ensure they have good dental health. However, before you start sticking a toothbrush in their mouth, make sure you avoid the following mistakes while brushing your puppy’s teeth.…

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How To Care For Your Pet After They Have Been Spayed Or Neutered

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Spaying or neutering your pet is one of the most important things you can do for them. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, spaying and neutering can make your pet less likely to contract certain ailments. This surgery can protect your female dog from breast and ovarian cancer, and it can keep your male dog from developing testicular cancer. Fixing your pet will also prevent unwanted puppies and kittens from filling animal shelters.…

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