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10 Must-Ask Questions at Senior Dog Vet Visits

Preparing questions for the vet helps you and your senior dog get the most out of your next visit. Here are 10 questions to ask at your senior dog's next vet visit. Read

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10 Must-Ask Questions at Senior Dog Vet Visits By Rebecca Kelley

Preparing questions for the vet helps you and your senior dog get the most out of your next visit. Here are 10 questions to ask at your senior dog's next vet visit.

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10 Pet Diseases That Can Get Transmitted to Humans and Precautions That Can Keep You Safe By ROIHigh

The first step towards keeping your family safe from pet-borne diseases is to know what to look for. In this post, we talk about the pet diseases that can be passed onto humans and the preventive measures that can keep you safe.

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10 Symptoms in Older Dogs You Shouldn't Ignore By Rebecca Kelley

Learn about the symptoms of the most common and the most concerning diseases that can affect your senior dog here.

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10 Types of Tumors in Dogs You Can See on the Skin By Madeleine Burry

Tumors can crop up in dogs of every breed and age. Many of these skin tumors end up being benign and nonthreatening. Here is a quick list of the most common types of skin tumors in dogs.

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3 Benefits of Spaying a Dog By Meredith Alling

Most pet parents probably think that the only benefit of getting a dog spayed is to prevent her from having puppies, when there are actually more great reasons for spaying. Find out what the top 3 benefits of spaying your dog are.

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3 Drugs You're Spending Too Much on at the Vet By Ellen Thompson

The cost of caring for a pet seems to be going up every year, especially when it comes to prescription medications. The prescriptions that you're getting from the vet probably cost you a lot of money. Find out where you can buy pet meds for less here.

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3 Reasons Your Pet Needs Prozyme - The Cat and Dog Digestion Aid By Sam Bourne

For pets suffering from digestive problems, prozyme is a great way to help them overcome their troubles. Containing all-natural, human-grade enzymes, this supplement is extremely useful in helping pets get the most out of their food. Here are some reasons why most pets could benefit from some prozyme in their diet.

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3 Steps for Using Dog Thyroid Medications By Sam Bourne

Dog thyroid medications generally contain a single drug, known as levothyroxine sodium, which is a man-made substitute for the hormone produced (or not produced) by the thyroid gland. If you have reason to believe that your dog is hypothyroid, or want to know how hypothyroid treatment in dogs works, look no further.

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3 Ways to Save on Chemo and Cancer Drugs for Dogs By Sora Wondra

When a dog is diagnosed with cancer, it's devastating. When pet parents find out how much treatment will cost, it can become hopeless. We know how important affordable pet meds are to families who would do anything for their best friend. Find out here how to save money on cancer drugs for dogs.

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4 Reasons You Need Nutri-Cal for Dogs By Sam Bourne

For any of a number of reasons, dogs may not want to eat. Despite what pets may feel, they need nutrients or they'll get sick. Nutri-Cal gel is a great way to get those vital nutrients into your finicky pup.

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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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5 Health Benefits of Acupuncture for Dogs By Jesse Feldman

Acupuncture has been around for centuries and some pet parents think that this may be a better alternative to managing their dogs' pain. Learn the many benefits acupuncture may have in store for your furry friend.

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5 Important Things to Know About Pet Insurance By Maureen Ryan

Pet insurance is about getting the best care possible for your pet. Here are five facts about pet insurance that can help you make the right decision regarding coverage for your cat or dog.

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5 Questions to Ask When Your Dog Has Cancer By Lauren Leonardi

Cancer can be a very complicated disease because one type of cancer can be completely different from another. With so many treatment and care options, it can become quite overwhelming. Here are a few questions you should be asking your vet.

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5 Reasons to Use Fish Oil for Cats and Dogs By Sam Bourne

"Omega-3 fatty acids" is a term we hear all over the place, primarily because these nutrients have such a wide array of health benefits. As it happens, fish oil is good for dogs and cats, too.

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5 Simple Pet Supplements to Consider By Lauren Leonardi

Many of us rely on supplements and vitamins to enhance and preserve our health and well being. The same can be true for dogs and cats. Adding certain supplements can help our pets stave off future diseases, assist with current ailments or conditions, and promote general health.

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5 Ways Dog Neutering Makes Your Pet Healthier By Madeleine Burry

Making the decision to neuter dogs today is more common now than ever before. Learn more here about how neutering your dog can not only make your pet healthier, but happier as well.

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5 Ways to Prevent Joint Problems in Your Dog By Amy Shojai

Joint pain is part of the aging process for both dogs and pet parents alike. Read up on some ways that could slow down and possibly prevent the onset of arthritis and other joint issues for your senior dog.

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6 Symptoms of a Dog with Rabies By Sam Bourne

Having a dog with rabies is frightening, but whatโ€™s more scary is not knowing the signs. Given the rapid onset of the disease, and how low the survival rate is once symptoms show, it pays to know what the virus looks like before it is too late. If you believe your dog might have contracted rabies, you should take them to the vet immediately.

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6 Tips From Dr. Oz to Keep Your Dogโ€™s Health Top-Notch By Katie Morton

Dr. Oz is always influencing people to change their lives for the better. Now he's teaching pet parents how to keep their dogs just as healthy. Find out what Dr. Oz's tips are for a healthy dog.

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7 Pet Symptoms That Require Vet Attention By Meredith Alling

Notice your pet seems under the weather? It could be something minor, but there are serious health concerns that can strike cats and dogs and that will need medical attention. Find out here what symptoms pet parents should look out for.

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7 Things Your Vet Wonโ€™t Tell You By Katie Morton

Veterinarians are the people we turn to help us take care of our beloved pets. However, sometimes they keep information to themselves for various different reasons. You might be surprised by what made the list. Find out more here.

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7 Ways to Exercise Your Dog in Cold Weather By Ryan Gellis

It's getting cold outside and suddenly a game of fetch seems less appealing than it did 4 months ago. Ensuring that your dogs get enough exercise throughout the year is crucial to their health. Here we present seven useful tips to make sure that you are giving your dog enough exercise throughout the winter.

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9 Sick Dog Symptoms to Watch Out For By Meredith Alling

Dogs can be hard to read at times, so it may be difficult to tell if your dog is sick. We've compiled some telltale symptoms you can keep an eye out for.

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