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Dog and Cat Food Diet Tips From Veterina
Health problems in an obese cat or dog can be easily avoided with healthy food and regular exercise. If you want to give your dog or cat a long and healthy life, follow these nutrition and exercise tips for your pet. Control Portion Amounts By limiting calorie intake...
 
Dog Diarrhea Remedy Suggestions
It's easy to discover which home diarrhea remedy will best treat your dog. Of course, if the problem persists it's best to have your dog evaluated by your veterinarian. Here are five remedy suggestions. Rest your dog digestive tract by having him fast for twelve to twenty...
 
Dog Skin Allergies That Require a Dermatologist
Dog skin allergies are usually identified by constant biting, obsessive scratching, compulsive licking, chewing, rashes, hair loss and hot spots (extremely itchy lesions on the skin caused by self-infliction) in a specific area or multiple spots. There could be several causes to your...
 
Health Tests For Dogs
If you are considering using your purebred male canine as a stud dog, you should be aware that they are many things that will be required before people begin to bring their female dogs to you for breeding. For instance, there are many health tests that are recommended, and sometimes...
 
Some Medications for Dog Bladder Control
Bladder control dog problems can become annoying if one does not know why this may be happening. However, incontinence can be a symptom of an underlying problem that could be treated with specific medications. Symptoms and Causes of Dog Bladder Control Problems A dog with...
 
Some Dangerous Side Effects of Pet Medicines
Pet medicines usually tend to have side effects that may be potentially harmful to your dog. Therefore, it is important to be aware of the possible side effects of such medicines. Following are some of the most dangerous side effects of pet medicines. Gastrointestinal Side Effects ...
 
Common Places to Look for Mites on Your Dog
Dog mites can be found in various forms including demodectic and sarcoptic mites and walking dandruff . The mites that cause mange or scabies can't be seen with the naked eye. A skin scraping must be taken from the dog and examined under a microscope. By identifying the symptoms of mange on...
 
Signs that Your Dog Will Soon Be Whelping
If your dog has been in heat you might want to know if your dog is whelping. You might see some signs that will indicate that your dog is pregnant. The gestation period is around 62 days or 9 weeks on average. 1. Changes in Appetite At the beginning of the pregnancy, you...
 
Strategies for Preventing Parasites in Dogs
Parasites in dogs include fleas, worms, ticks and heartworms. While parasitic infestation is common, you can reduce the incidence of infestation by taking steps to protect your dog. Here are some ways that you can reduce and prevent parasites in dogs. 1. Practice Flea Control ...
 
Tips to Calm Hyperactive Dogs
Hyperactive dogs are usually young, energetic and untrained. Their over-the-top behavior can include inappropriate greetings, escaping and destructive behavior such as chewing and digging. All of these behaviors can be controlled or eliminated altogether with a little management and...
 
How to Keep Your Dog Warm in Cold Weather
It is important to keep your dog warm during cold weather. Ideally, your dog should stay indoors during the winter. When this is not possible, there are a number of ways to protect him from the elements and keep him comfortable and healthy. 1. Shelter Providing your dog with...
 
Canine Kennel Cough Recovery Tips
Canine kennel cough happens when dogs are exposed to germs from other dogs in enclosed spaces. A vaccination is available, but if your dog happens to catch this illness, follow the tips below to help your dog recover: Make sure you have proper ventilation in your home. Provide your...
 
Dog Symptoms Owner’s Misinterpret
Dog symptoms can be hard to interpret, especially because many symptoms could be indicative of more than one illness. Here are some of the most commonly misinterpreted canine symptoms. Aggression Many owners misinterpret aggression as a symptom of psychological ...
 
Proven Dog (Canine) Dry Eye Remedies
The official name for canine dry eye syndrome is keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS). A dog with this condition will have trouble producing tears, which can result in drying and inflammation of the cornea. If your dog has a case of dry eyes, he'll need prompt treatment. Eyes Can...
 
Ringworm Signs In Dogs
Ringworm in dogs is a type of skin rash that can be transmitted to other dogs and humans. Ask most dog owners and they either know about or have experienced ringworm in their own pet. The identification and treatment of the skin problem is fairly straightforward. Ringworm is...
 
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