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Joint Health for Dogs - Starting an Exercise Routine

As senior dogs gets older, they can develop serious joint problems. These issues can be avoided through regular exercise. Learn a few ways exercise can improve joint health for dogs. Read

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Joint Health for Dogs - Starting an Exercise Routine By Amy Shojai

As senior dogs gets older, they can develop serious joint problems. These issues can be avoided through regular exercise. Learn a few ways exercise can improve joint health for dogs.

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10 Most Popular Dog Breeds and Their Health Concerns By Katie Morton

Purebred dogs are very popular here in the U.S. and it's important to know what health issues are common for each particular breed in order to keep your dog healthy and happy.

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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 Confusing Vet Phrases, and How to Decode Them By Katie Morton

Veterinarians spend years and years in school, being specifically trained to use proper medical jargon. However, that really doesn't go over well when speaking to your average pet parent. So here are some confusing phrases you may hear your vet say, and what they really mean.

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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 Easy Home Pet Health Solutions By Maureen Ryan

Pets are just like any other member of the family -- to be happy and healthy for many years to come, they'll need to be cared for properly. Here are 5 easy pet health solutions you can use to take care of your pet daily.

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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 Facts on Tapeworms in Cats and Dogs By Maureen Ryan

To help you achieve worm-free bliss, it helps to know some key facts about tapeworms and their relation to cats and dogs.

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5 Facts You Should Know About Underweight Pets By Madeleine Burry

These Top 5 Facts about underweight pets will help you identify and treat this health issue in your pets.

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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 Things to Know About Cancer in Dogs and Cats By Madeleine Burry

Cancer is a terrible diagnosis for a cat or dog. Here are the top 5 facts about cancer in pets, from prevention to treatment.

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5 Things to Know about Pet Weight Gain By Madeleine Burry

Overweight pets are susceptible to greater health problems. Learn what you need to know about your pet's weight here.

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