Dog Diarrhea – Causes and Treatments

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Why does my dog have diarrhea?

Dog diarrhea is caused for numerous reasons including stress. Common stressful situations that can trigger gastrointestinal (GI) upset in a dog include adoption, boarding, separation anxiety from their owner, changes in the household or environment and introduction of a new pet or family member.

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5 Health Problems Dog Owners Often Ignore

BY DR. MARTY BECKER DVM | Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Some of the things dog owners ignore truly do make a difference to an animal’s quality of life. It can be easy for well-meaning pet owners to get caught up in one aspect of their dog’s care but pay no attention to something else . . . → Read More: 5 Health Problems Dog Owners Often Ignore

A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean

By Jesse Grady / The Conversation | Featured on Popular Science

“Just how old do you think my dog is in dog years?” is a question I hear on a regular basis. People love to anthropomorphize pets, attributing human characteristics to them. And most of us want to extend our . . . → Read More: A veterinarian explains what dog and cat years really mean

5 Common Spay and Neuter Myths Debunked

BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTON | Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

There’s a lot of information floating around out there about the best ways to care for pets, but it can be hard to tell fact from fiction, especially when it comes to advice about having your pet spayed or neutered. Here’s the scoop . . . → Read More: 5 Common Spay and Neuter Myths Debunked

9 Secrets to Keeping Your Indoor Cat Happy

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There is a long-held misconception that cats need to be able to roam outdoors to be happy, but we think most modern felines would disagree. All the kitty luxuries available today make the great outdoors just seem a little less… great. Whether munching on catnip, traversing indoor climbing systems or . . . → Read More: 9 Secrets to Keeping Your Indoor Cat Happy

How to tell if your pet has ringworm

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Ringworm is caused by a fungus. The disease with the misleading name (it has nothing to do with a worm) is a common infection that often causes itchy red patches on the skin. Dogs, cats, and humans can be affected by the disease, which causes hair to fall out in . . . → Read More: How to tell if your pet has ringworm

Cold Weather Safety Tips

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Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, but these aren’t the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are licked off of bare paws. To help prevent cold . . . → Read More: Cold Weather Safety Tips

Big Dog Basics: Everyday Issues For People With Giant Breeds

Article Featured on Vetstreet | By Kim Thorton

Thinking of sharing your life with a Great Dane, Newfoundland, Irish Wolfhound or other giant breed? While these giant breeds can make great companions, there are a few things you need to think about before you commit. For starters, they eat more and take up more . . . → Read More: Big Dog Basics: Everyday Issues For People With Giant Breeds

Fall Pet Safety Tips

Article Featured on Douglas Feed & Pet Supply

Fall is a fun season to get out and about with your pets, but before you jump into that first pile of leaves, sip that first pumpkin spice latte, or walk down that first fall trail, it is important to keep your pets safe. Understanding autumn . . . → Read More: Fall Pet Safety Tips

How to Care for Your Pet After Surgery

By Diana Bocco | Article Featured on PetMD

When it comes to post-operative care for pets, there’s no such thing as “standard procedure.” That’s because each cat and dog surgery and each pet is different.

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