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Common Hot Weather Hazards for Pets

6 Common Hot Weather Hazards for Pets

By Pet Care, Pet Health

Summer is everyone’s favorite time for vacations, backyard barbecues, and pool parties. You know that when the temperature heats up, you and your family need to take a few precautions to prevent sunstroke and dehydration. However, it’s important not to overlook the dangers that summer can pose for your pets, such as:   1. Heatstroke/Dehydration Carry water and a portable…

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Pet Flea Treatment Not Working?

Pet Flea Treatment Not Working? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

By Pet Care, Pet Health

Are you a dog or cat owner wondering what to do about fleas? Are you frustrated because you’re still seeing fleas even after regular applications of flea prevention products? There are several reasons for persistent flea infestations even if you’re using a flea treatment product that should be effective. Ask yourself the following questions.   1) Are You Applying the…

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Your Pet Has an Abscess. Now what?

Your Pet Has an Abscess. Now what?

By Pet Care, Pet Emergency, Pet Health

An abscess is an accumulation of pus that has built up within bodily tissues and is usually the result of bacterial infection. Abscesses can occur in several places in an animal’s body. They vary in size from quite small to very large, and are not always visible to a pet owner. They are often extremely painful and when touched may…

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5 Reasons Your Cat is Aggressive

5 Reasons Your Cat is Aggressive

By Pet Behavior, Pet Care

Sometimes even the most well-mannered feline may suddenly turn into a little tiger and bite or claw you. It’s ok to relieve your feelings with some choice words, but after calming down you need to understand why your cuddly pet turned into an aggressive cat. Here are five reasons for cat aggression. 1. Overstimulation You’re enjoying a petting session when…

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