10 Most Common Human Medication Dangers for Pets

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Anyone who takes medication prescribed for someone else puts themselves at risk of illness or even death – and this applies to your pets, too! Although there are many medications used in both animals and people, the effects, doses needed, and other things aren’t always the same.

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Spring Pet Care Tips

Article Featured on Douglas Feed & Pet Supply

The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you’re a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring . . . → Read More: Spring Pet Care Tips

Contact Your Veterinarian When Your Dog Shows These Signs

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The following information may help you decide which conditions are absolute emergencies, and which ones may let you take a “wait and see” attitude. If your dog is sick or injured and you are unsure of the severity of the condition, it is always best to err on the side . . . → Read More: Contact Your Veterinarian When Your Dog Shows These Signs

Itchy Dog? You’ve Likely Missed This Culprit

Like us, dogs can be allergic to all kinds of things in their environment, but one common item many people never even consider as a source of allergens is their pet’s bed.

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How to Make Your New Pet Feel Loved and Welcome

Article Featured on Mercola Pets

Bringing home a new dog or cat is a very exciting time, but it can also be a bit stressful for both two- and four-legged family members — especially when there hasn’t been much groundwork laid to welcome the new arrival. As I often say, preparation is priceless. Pre-planning . . . → Read More: How to Make Your New Pet Feel Loved and Welcome

Frostbite on Dogs

Even if they have thick fur, dogs who are exposed to extreme low temperatures run the possibility of freezing their extremities—the tips of their ears, tail and toes. Frostbite on dogs is not usually a life-threatening condition in and of itself, but it does often proceed hypothermia in dogs, which can be fatal.

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10 Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also a time for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they munch on undercooked turkey or a pet-unfriendly floral arrangement, or if they stumble upon an unattended alcoholic drink.

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Can Dogs Be Allergic to Their Beds?

By Paula Fitzsimmons | Article Featured on PetMD

If you’re living with a sneezing, itchy dog, her bed may be to blame. Dog beds, especially if not regularly washed and replaced, can be a major source of dust mites, which can trigger your dog’s allergy symptoms.

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Bravo Packing Recalls Performance Dog Raw Pet Food

Source: FDA

Bravo Packing, Inc. Issues Recall of Their Perfomance Dog Raw Pet Food Due to Possible Salmonella Health Risk to Humans and Animals

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10 Common Myths About Animal Shelters Debunked

By Jaime Lynn Smith | Featured on PetMD

Animal shelters are a huge asset to the communities they serve as well as surrounding residents – and, of course, to the animals. Unfortunately, their purpose and contribution to society are often misunderstood. Here, we explore some prevalent myths about animal shelters and the precious pets . . . → Read More: 10 Common Myths About Animal Shelters Debunked