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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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What Do I Do When My Dog is Constipated?

What Do I Do When My Dog is Constipated?

By Pet Health

Your dog is constipated if he’s having difficulty in pooping. Much like dog owners, older dogs are more prone to constipation, although it can happen at any dog age. If your dog is constipated, he will feel very uncomfortable. Extended periods of constipation may lead to lethargy, vomiting, loss of appetite, and serious health concerns.   How do I Tell…

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Is It Serious If My Cat Sneezes?

Is It Serious If My Cat Sneezes?

By Pet Health

My cat keeps sneezing. Is it okay? Or is she sick? Cats, like humans, sneeze. Sneezing is a reflexive action when something tickles or irritates the inside of the nose. Usually, sneezing is harmless and not a cause for concern. Allergies, Toothaches, and Objects Cats can suffer from allergies, although they tend to have itchy skin more often than sneezing….

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