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What Causes Dog Seizures?

By Pet Emergency

Dog seizures can be triggered by several factors, including heat exhaustion and epilepsy. Some dogs will quickly recover from a seizure and never experience another. In fact, ‘one-off’ seizures with no apparent explanation are quite common. However, other dogs may continue to experience seizures over their lifetimes.  What Do Dog Seizures Look Like? Some canine seizures are more obvious than…

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Six Tips for Preparing for Pet Loss

Six Tips for Preparing for Pet Loss

By Pet Care, Pet Emergency, Pet Health

Our cherished pets are a constant source of unconditional love, companionship, and entertainment. However, there’s a big price to pay for such joy – our pets’ life spans are generally much shorter than ours. Dying is not something we like to talk about, and we find it hard to face the idea that our beloved pets won’t be around forever. To…

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What is Bloat and Why is it so Serious?

What is Bloat and Why is it So Serious?

By Pet Emergency, Pet Health

  Many physical disorders and injuries can be life-threatening to your dog. However, there is a particularly dangerous condition that ranks as number one in terms of how fast it progresses and how much effort is required for emergency treatment. This condition is known as gastric dilatation and volvulus, or, more simply, bloat. What is Bloat? If a dog’s stomach…

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Avoid These Holiday Hazards to Keep Your Pet Safe This Season

Avoid These Holiday Hazards to Keep Your Pet Safe This Season

By Pet Care, Pet Emergency, Pet Health

Though this is truly a magical season, Holiday Hazards lurk everywhere. Pay attention to potentially-dangerous items and situations that are most prevalent during the holidays. Avoid these holiday hazards to keep your pet safe this season: People-Food Naturally, you want to share a treat and perhaps people food with your four-legged friends during this festive time of year. Be careful:…

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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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