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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…

Bleeding Puppy

How To Take Care Of A Puppy’s Bleeding Wound

It is very common for puppies to wind up in troublesome situations where they get hurt from their adventures. Like small children, puppies see everything as a possibility for fun, even dangerous situations which adult dogs may have the wisdom to ignore. Puppies can be injured from electric shock when chewing on wiring, they can…