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Natural Ways To Prevent Ticks And Fleas

Now that people have realised that this planet of ours has been polluted by the chemicals contained in the daily products we use, it’s time to find other natural options to protect our pets from ticks, fleas and other pests. I’ll cover heartworm prevention another day. Today I’ll provide you with natural choices to fight … Read more…

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Tips On Prevention And Removal Of Dog Ticks

Dog ticks are parasites that feed on blood belonging to their hosts. They can spread different diseases to people and dogs. Prevention is the ideal way to stop them causing any harm but it’s just as important to spot and remove them as quickly as you can. If you live in a place that’s a … Read more…

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Should You Feed Your Dog Grains And Wheat?

If you wander along the shopping aisles in any pet food shop, you’ll see lots of expensive, big names of foods that claim to be “grain-free.” Furthermore, you’ll see messages urging you NOT to feed your pet anything with grains and, in fact, some marketing material tries to make you have guilty feelings if you … Read more…

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Dogs Should Eat Raw Meaty Bones

Dogs are very clever when it comes to finding things that are good to eat. They’ll often be eating things that crawl, creep, swim, run, fly and wriggle. However, it’s rare for you to discover whole animal carcasses you can feed to your dog. Hence the need for raw meaty bones. As with anything new, … Read more…

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You Must Vaccinate Your Dog

The need for vaccinations for dogs is a highly controversial topic. Many question if some should be done and also the timeframe for doing them. You need to speak to your vet about your dog because it’s sometimes an individual choice. In 2003, the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) published their controversial recommendations for vaccinations. … Read more…

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Fever in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

The most common way to see if your dog has a fever is to feel his nose. If it’s cold and wet, he’s usually healthy. If, however, his nose is dry and hot, then it’s likely that he has a fever. There’s nothing wrong if you use this method but it may not always be … Read more…

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Dog Ear Infections

Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment If your dog whines and scratches his ears fiercely, sometimes causing them to become red raw, it may be due to an ear infection; something that’s common in dogs. There are three major types of ear infections, all starting with the word “otitis” (meaning inflammation): internal, media and externa. Each type … Read more…