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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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Tips That Can Help Keep Your Dog Safe

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You think of your pets like members of your family. You know what to do with other members of your family when there’s an emergency, but do you know how to take care of your pets when there’s an emergency? To help keep your dog safe, read on for some tips. Keep Your Dog’s I.D. Tag Updated If you’ve moved or changed phone numbers, remember to change your dog’s identification tag.…

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In the Process of Moving? How to Help Your Dog Cope

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When you are moving to a new home, it can be easy to get all caught up in the stress and the excitement of the whole process. However, one factor that you may not have previously considered is how your dog will react to and handle the move. Whether you are currently in the process of packing and sorting or you are almost all ready to make the move, your dog will need extra special care and attention.…

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What To Do About Payment For Treatment For Strange Animals

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Stray and wild animals often end up injured due to cars, attacks by other animals, and problems with illnesses and infections. Many passersby end up playing good Samaritan and taking those animals to the nearest veterinary hospital. That’s good for the animal but not so good for whoever ends up with the bill – and if you’ve brought in an animal for treatment, you could end up paying quite a lot of money.…

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Are Your Dog's Eyes Watery? Possible Causes to Be Aware of

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Whether your dog’s watery eyes happen all the time or they have just recently become an issue, you may find yourself wondering what could possibly be going on to cause this eye problem. There are many potential causes of watery eyes in dogs. Get to know some of the health issues that can cause your dog’s watery eyes, then you can get them to the vet or animal hospital as soon as possible to get your dog the treatment they need.…

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