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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…

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Preparing Your Dog for a New Baby

Congratulations! A human baby is on its way. You’re probably flat out preparing, buying nappies and other necessities and also setting up the nursery. Unless you’ve had one or more children, a baby care class might be wise too. However, even with all this happening, you must also prepare your pet for this major life … Read more…

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How Safe Are Veterinary Antiparasitic Drugs For Dogs?

If antiparasitic drugs aren’t used the correct way, they can harm dogs. Dogs are mammals, and are physically quite similar to people. Therefore Canines would have the same, or similar, reactions that people would have. When you talk about the safety of these drugs, there’s a clear distinction between tolerant and toxic. The toxic type … Read more…