Dog First Aid Kit

Necessary First Aid Items For Your Dog

No matter how safe and cautious you are with your dog, accidents are bound to happen. Sometimes no amount of preventive measures can stop dogs from, well – being dogs. Their impetuous nature makes them somewhat vulnerable to getting hurt and injured. That is why it is up to you, his owner, to provide him…

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Keeping Your Dog’s Hip & Elbow Dysplasia Under Control

It is quite common for puppies to have genetically acquired hip dysplasia and/or elbow dysplasia. Unfortunately, these are the results of improper breeding, and with the huge amount of puppies being born each year from people that are not dog breeding professionals, you may come across a puppy with these conditions often. Elbow and hip…

Dog Getting an Insulin Shot

Treatment Options For Your Diabetic Dog

If your dog has been diagnosed with diabetes, early treatment by your veterinarian will help prevent further complications from this disease. Your pet may be saved from the painful experience of nerve damage as well as avoiding blindness. Conventional treatments will go a long way to keeping your dog healthy. Insulin Injections Depending upon your…

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How Your Dog May Become A Diabetic

Did you know that diabetes is becoming increasingly more common in our household pets? The latest research shows that 1 in every 100 dogs gets diagnosed with diabetes. Therefore it is only reasonable that you understand what causes this disease and take preventative measures to protect your dog’s health. How Do Dogs Get Diabetes? In…

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3 Ways To Keep Your Dog From Getting Diabetes

There are essentially three ways that you can help prevent your dog from getting diabetes. This disease is one that you want your dog to avoid so that he lives as long and healthy as possible. And although it’s rare, there are many dogs whose diabetes go into remission just by having their diet, supplementation,…

Heartworms are Transmiited by Mosquitos

Preventative Measures Against Heartworms in Dogs

Heartworms, which are considered to be internal parasites, can be more disastrous to your dog’s health than outside parasites, such as ticks and fleas. This is especially true for young puppies who are more susceptible to negative health conditions. A puppy’s physical developing process can be interrupted from heartworms. And important nutrients from the food…

Tick on Dog's Face

Keep Your Dog Healthy By Checking For Ticks

Ticks are nasty little bloodsuckers (literally) that are commonly found living and eating on the outside of your dog’s body. These creatures are responsible for carrying highly infectious diseases, especially throughout the United States. Some of these diseases are not just limited to being spread from dog to dog. They can also infect people. Some…

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5 Internal Parasites Common To Dogs

When you hear about the subject of internal parasites, the most common worm that comes to mind are heartworms. Heartworms are nasty little creatures that can prove to be fatal if left unchecked. However, there are other parasites to look out for which are equally dangerous to your dog or puppy. Roundworms: Roundworms spend their time…