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Spay & Neuter: Making A World Of Difference

Are you considering spaying or neutering your dog? Deciding whether to spay or neuter your dog is a challenging decision that many pet owners face. If you’re struggling to decide whether altering your pup is the best choice for you and your dog, you have come to the right place to find answers. Today, we’ll take a look at the benefits of spaying and neutering your dog, as well as when is the appropriate age for dogs to be altered. All too often, dog owners are pressured to make decisions regarding their dog’s health based on the information given to

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Dog Breeds

So You’re Thinking Of Getting A Siberian Husky?

With their beautiful eyes, quiet manner, and athletic build, Siberian Huskies are easy to fall in love with. If you’re asking yourself the question, “Is a Husky the right dog for me?”, you have come to the right place to find answers. Today, we’ll dive into the details of what it’s like owning a Siberian Husky and why a Siberian Husky may just be the perfect dog for you. Is a Husky the Right Dog for Me? There are a number of considerations to ponder when asking yourself, “Is a Husky the right dog for me?” One of the most

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Dog Care

Does Your Dog Have Allergies?

By Henry Cerny, DVM, MS Do you think your dog may have allergies? Just like us humans, dogs can develop an allergic reaction to certain foods as well as particular environments. If you’re wondering how to cure allergies in dogs and tips for diagnosing dog allergies, you have come to the right place. Today, we’ll explain everything you need to know about symptoms of allergies in dogs and the best ways to treat allergies. What Causes Allergies in Dogs?  In both humans and pets, the cause of allergies is an overactive immune system. While it’s true that the immune system

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5 Ways Your Dog Keeps You Healthy

Sure there are the obvious stories. The seeing-eye dog who keeps his human out of traffic. The cat who calls 9-1-1. All those times Lassie got Timmy out of the well. But aside from the miracle stories you hear on the evening news, our pets can keep us healthy in a number of ways every single day. Dogs are good for your heart And we’re not just talking about the unconditional love they give (although that’s certainly good for your self-esteem). Several studies have shown that dog owners have healthier statistics for several cardiovascular criteria, including blood pressure, cholesterol, and

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How Does Dog Insurance Work?

Why Dog Insurance No matter how careful you are with your dog, accidents happen — and sometimes they’re costly ones. Just ask Les Kaciban of Ashburn, Virginia, whose Komondor puppy Charlie swallowed a corn cob and required emergency surgery to remove it. The bill came to a whopping $3,600. It was a good thing that Kaciban had pet health insurance. His out-of-pocket expenses came to an easier-to-swallow $1,000, while his insurance policy covered the difference. Pet owners today face higher veterinary costs than ever. The American Pet Product Association, a trade organization based in Greenwich, Connecticut, reports that because technological

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All About Dogs

7 Tips For Doggie Dental Care

The Importance of Dog Dental Care The good news for dogs is they’re not as prone to cavities as human beings are. But despite the old conventional wisdom that a dog’s mouth is cleaner than a humans, dogs can still develop problems like tartar and plaque buildup and gingivitis. But it’s not just bad breath and yellow teeth you have to worry about. As with humans, these canine dental problems can actually lead to life-threatening infections and issues including heart, liver, and kidney disease. Not to mention, the cost of dental extractions to remove teeth that are beyond help can

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All About Dogs

How to Save Money at the Vet

An important part of responsible dog care is providing them with medical care — unfortunately, doing so can also be costly. The annual costs of routine vet care are estimated to fall between $700 – $1,500, depending on the breed of dog you have and where you live. But before you balk at the high price of a procedure or treatment, take a look at these cost-saving tips. Consider Pet Insurance Pet insurance helps pet parents pay for emergency vet visits using a model similar to human health insurance with deductible and reimbursement rates. So, for example, if your dog

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Dog Care

Things You Can Do To Extend Your Dog’s Life

We all want to keep our pets with us as long as possible, which is why we need to give them a certain level of care. Most dogs, depending on size, can live ten to fifteen years if they are in good shape mentally and physically. Here are some things that you can do to extend — and improve the quality of — your dog’s life. 1. Maintain your dog’s teeth: Tooth decay is a very common, yet dangerous health problem for dogs. This is because tooth decay not only creates dental problems, but it can cause infections throughout the

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All About Dogs

Human Food for Dogs That Will Not Harm

Have you been wondering “Is human food bad for dogs?” Although we humans try to keep our dogs on their canine diets, we sometimes just can’t resist slipping them an occasional human morsel. If you’ve been wondering what human food is safe for dogs, you certainly do not want to miss this article. Let’s explore the best human food for dogs that are safe and healthy for our canine friends. 1. Peanut butter The first on our list of best human food for dogs is peanut butter. As a favorite treat for many canines, peanut butter is an excellent source

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Dog Care

Acute Diarrhea In Dogs and How to Treat It

  Diarrhea is a very common problem in dogs and usually manifests as loose or liquid feces. The diarrhea can be acute or chronic with acute diarrhea being more common in puppies and young dogs although it can affect dogs of any age. Acute diarrhea starts suddenly and tends to last anywhere from a couple days to a couple weeks. It is important to understand that diarrhea is a symptom, not a disease in itself and is a normal response to the imbalance of the absorptive, secretory and motility actions of the gastrointestinal tract. Types of Diarrhea in Dogs and

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