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3 Ways Heart Problems in Dogs Will Change Your Daily Routine

Canine heart disease is a serious problem, but one that can be dealt with if detected early enough. The treatment and management of this condition might require some substantial changes to the way you live with your dog. Read

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3 Ways Heart Problems in Dogs Will Change Your Daily Routine By Sam Bourne

Canine heart disease is a serious problem, but one that can be dealt with if detected early enough. The treatment and management of this condition might require some substantial changes to the way you live with your dog.

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4 Common Causes of Heart Failure in Dogs By Meredith Alling

Heart failure isn't something that just happens overnight. It is possible to try to prevent this serious condition by proactively taking your dog to the vet for routine checkups. Learn more about the most common causes of heart failure in dogs.

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4 Dangers of an Enlarged Heart in Dogs By Ellen Thompson

An englarged heart in dogs can be potentially fatal if not diagnosed and treated promptly. So it's important to know the causes, symptoms, and possible dangers of an enlarged heart.

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5 Facts on Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats By Robyn Johnson

The Top 5 Facts about heart disease will help you keep your pet safe, or on the road to recovery.

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5 Facts on Heartworm Disease in Dogs By Madeleine Burry

Heartworm infections can and will turn into heartworm disease if left untreated and can be potentially fatal to your dog. Keep these five facts in mind when dealing with this condition.

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7 Things You Are Probably Not Doing to Prevent Heartworms and Intestinal Worms By ROIHigh

Being a pet parent to a cat or a dog is not something to take lightly. They need care just as much as children do.

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Advantage II vs Advantage for Cats and Dogs By Lauren Leonardi

Pet owners have been relying on Advantage products for top notch parasite control for many years. Some may wonder how Advantage II compares with first generation Advantage.

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Dilated Cardiomyopathy In Dogs By Madeleine Burry

Dilated cardiomyopathy is a heart condition found in dogs where the heart becomes enlarged and has a difficult time pumping and distributing blood throughout the body. This dangerous conditions is one of the leading causes of heart failure. For some unknown reason, there are some breeds are genetically pre-disposed than others. Find out here what symptoms to look out for, so that you may get your dog diagnosed and treated sooner than later.

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Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats By Robyn Johnson

Heart disease in dogs and cats can develop for multiple reasons, and show in different symptoms. Here's what you should know about heart disease in pets.

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Heartgard Plus vs. Heartgard for Dogs By Lauren Leonardi

Heartgard Plus and Heartgard for Dogs are two of the leading heartworm preventatives on the market. Although their names are similar, they actually have some key differences. Find out more here to help better decide which medication is the best for your dog.

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Heartworm Symptoms - The Four Stages of Heartworm in Dogs By Madeleine Burry

Heartworm symptoms can be subtle and tricky to detect. Learn more about heartworm symptoms here.

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Heartworms in Dogs - Symptoms You Should Know By Team PetCareRx

Early detection of heartworms can protect your dog from serious illness or worse. Read about heartworms in dogs and how to combat them at PetCareRx.

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High Blood Pressure in Dogs & What it Means for Your Pet By Sam Bourne

High blood pressure in dogs is a dangerous and potentially lethal condition that is difficult to diagnose, but something that needs to be tested for nonetheless. Knowing your dog's blood pressure is important, and while it might not be a routine part of a veterinary checkup, it's worth mentioning to your vet. Here's why.

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How Do Dogs and Cats Get Heartworm Disease? By Gina Carey

Heartworm disease can potentially be fatal to your beloved dog. Learn how a single bite from a mosquito can put your dog at risk.

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How to Treat Heartworm in Dogs By Madeleine Burry

If your dog is diagnosed with heartworm disease, he/she can likely recover fully with treatment. Learn about the different treatment options available here.

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy In Cats And Dogs By Meredith Alling

When it comes to heart disease, there are plenty of types to go around. However, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is considered one of the most common. Since it is so common, vets know a lot about it. So find out here a lot of what you should know about this disease, from the causes to the treatment options.

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Iverhart Max vs Heartgard for Dogs By Lauren Leonardi

Take a look at this detailed comparison of two of the leading name brands out there for heartworm preventatives, Iverhart Max and Heartgard. Find out which is the ideal preventative to protect your dog's heart.

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Mitral Valve Disease In Dogs And Cats By Lauren Leonardi

Mitral valve disease is one of the top causes of congestive heart failure in pets. It is more commonly found in dogs, however cats are still susceptible. Although there is no cure for this disease, there are treatment options available. Find out what they are here.

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Revolution vs Frontline: Comparing Pest Preventatives By Lauren Leonardi

Pests are everywhere. They are completely unavoidable. So the best thing is to get your pet on preventative medications. Learn more here about two leading preventatives of fleas, ticks, and heartworm in order to decide which is best for your pet.

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Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis In Dogs And Cats By Meredith Alling

Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis is a serious heart defect which is most commonly found in large breed dogs. Most of the time this is an inherited heart condition in which there is a narrowing under the area where the aortic valve is located, making pumping blood throughout the body difficult. Find out more here.

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Symptoms of Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats By Robyn Johnson

Heart disease can manifest in these symptoms, or even be asymptomatic. Learn what heart disease symptoms you and your vet can look for.

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The Heartworm Life Cycle - An Infographic By Sam Bourne

Heartworms are a problem for cats and dogs all across America, but many pet parents are unaware of how heartworm is contracted. To better understand this condition, it helps to have a functional knowledge of the heartworm life cycle, and this infographic does just that.

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The Pros And Cons Of Heartworm Shots By Meredith Alling

Like with everything, there are good things and bad things about getting your pet a heartworm shot. Heartworm prevention is vital in keeping your pet safe, healthy and happy. However, there are many different preventatives available on the market. Learn more about the heartworm shot here in order to help you decide if it is the best option for you and your pet.

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Top 7 Dog Heartworm Treatments By Sam Bourne

Heartworm in dogs is no joke. This vile parasite wheedles its way into your furry pal's heart or lungs and makes them very ill. While there are heartworm treatments, it can be very expensive and stressful, for both you and your dog. Explore the much simpler path of preventative medication and keep your canine heartworm free.

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