Worming Schedule for Puppies, Dogs, Kittens and Cats

Article Featured on Valley Vet

Worms are probably one of the most common ailments of puppies and kittens but can be cured. Hookworms and roundworms are the most common worms found in puppies and kittens. This is a guide for deworming as recommended by the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists.

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Smart Tips for Running With Small Dogs

BY KRISTEN SEYMOUR | Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

Owning a small dog has its advantages. It’s easier to find hotel rooms and apartments that allow small dogs. Small dogs eat less food (and, as you’ll know if you’ve ever been on poop scooping duty, create less waste) than their larger counterparts. And, if you’re . . . → Read More: Smart Tips for Running With Small Dogs

Tips to Stop a Dog From Chewing on Shoes

Article Featured on Vetstreet.com

We allowed our dog to chew on an old pair of shoes as a puppy, because it was so cute. But now she’s a year old, and she chews on any shoes she finds — most recently, an expensive pair of dress shoes. We get mad when she does . . . → Read More: Tips to Stop a Dog From Chewing on Shoes

Dog Limping – How to Get Your Dog Back on His Feet

A number of things –– infections, injuries, or arthritis –– can sideline your dog, leaving him with a limp. Here’s how to figure out what’s wrong and get him the help he needs.

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February Is National Pet Dental Health Month: Clean Those Teeth!

Article Featured on Dogtime.com

Dental disease is more than just a cosmetic issue. When your canine companion or feline friend has red gums, yellow teeth, and stinky breath, it could be a sign of serious oral disease that could, if left untreated, lead to devastating affects on your pet’s quality of life.

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Pet Dental Month: Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

Article Featured on Douglas Feed & Pet Supply

February has been declared Pet Dental Month –and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form. You’re probably thinking: Great, I don’t like going to . . . → Read More: Pet Dental Month: Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

Stress in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Finding Relief

Article Featured on Hillspet.com

You’re probably all too familiar with your own responses to stress. And you can probably tell when your closest friends or family members are feeling anxious, too. But what are the signs of a stressed-out dog?

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Dog Diarrhea – Causes and Treatments

Article Featured on Purina

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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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

Cold Weather Safety Tips

Article Featured on ASPCA

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