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Your Yard May Not Be Safe From Pet Poisons

By Pet Health

You may have no idea how many things in your yard might be potential pet poisons! For example, when working in your rose garden, are you aware of what’s in the fertilizer you are using? While most fertilizers only result in minor gastrointestinal irritation if consumed by a pet, some can be fatal. Here are a few fertilizer components to watch…

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Tick Protection for Your Pet

By Pet Health

Ticks are minute parasites that are related to spiders. If you ever have the opportunity to examine one under a microscope, you will see that they are not appealing to look at! What’s more, they have the unpleasant habit of feeding on the blood of animals, including your pets. Fortunately, they can’t fly, but they make up for this by…

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CVETS Can My Pet Get Covid19

Can Pets Get COVID 19?

By Pet Health

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause various health problems in both people and animals. Some coronaviruses are responsible for the yearly misery of the common cold in humans, while others cause illnesses in certain animals – camels, cattle, bats. Certain coronaviruses, e.g., feline and canine coronaviruses, only infect animals and do not infect humans. So, if you have…

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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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working at home with your pet

Working at Home With Your Pet “Office Assistant”

By Pet Health

In the middle of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, many people now find themselves working from home. You may be rejoicing at working at home with your pet, but how do you focus on work when your pet is demanding your attention? Your cat might like jumping on your keyboard, sending a string of gibberish into the report you were…

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Is YOUR Diet Healthy for your Pets?

By Pet Health

Watching what you eat? Many of today’s most popular diets feature foods that are filled with additives, like sugar-free sweeteners, that may not be safe for pets, especially dogs and cats. If you regularly eat these types of products or if you are on a diet, make sure that you are not exposing your dog or cat to food items…

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Safe Dog Treats for Your Dog’s Christmas Stocking

Safe Dog Treats for Your Dog’s Christmas Stocking

By Pet Care, Pet Health

We get many treats for the holidays, so why shouldn’t your dog? The best dog treats are not leftovers from your holiday feast. Instead, keep your canine friend both happy and healthy with treats made especially for him. Think about homemade treats for your dog that can also serve as gifts for other family canines – your gran-dogs or your furry…

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5 Tips for a Healthy Cat

5 Tips for a Healthy Cat

By Pet Care, Pet Health

  Whether you’re a first-time cat owner or someone with several furry friends, it’s up to you to keep your adorable feline(s) in tip-top shape. If you have just introduced a kitten into your home, it’s a bit like having a whiskered toddler on your hands, but with less maintenance and a litter box. Follow these five easy tips, and…

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What Are the Key Facts About Cat Leukemia?

What Are the Key Facts About Cat Leukemia?

By Pet Care, Pet Health

  The term leukemia is constructed as follows: white blood cells (leukocytes) within the blood (emia). The feline leukemia virus (FeLV) causes the white blood cell count to be drastically abnormal – either much higher or much lower in number than is usual. This abnormality in white blood cells leads to overwhelming infections and tumors. Leukemia-caused tumors are responsible for…

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