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Prevent Dental Problems Before They Start

Many pet parents do not realize that keeping your pet's teeth and gums clean is on par with getting their vaccinations and taking their heartworm medication. Read some great tips on how to avoid dental problems and keeping your dog's breath minty fresh for those great big kisses they love to give out. Read

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Prevent Dental Problems Before They Start By Amy Shojai

Many pet parents do not realize that keeping your pet's teeth and gums clean is on par with getting their vaccinations and taking their heartworm medication. Read some great tips on how to avoid dental problems and keeping your dog's breath minty fresh for those great big kisses they love to give out.

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Pug Information: Health By Lauren Leonardi

The Pug is a toy breed popular for a great big personality. Learn about this breed's specific health needs here.

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Puppy Vaccinations By Lauren Leonardi

Puppies are susceptible to a number of diseases in their early life, but veterinary science has developed vaccines that can effectively protect your dog from these conditions. Learn what vaccines your puppy will need.

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Rat Terrier Information: Health By Lauren Leonardi

The Rat Terrier is a small dog that is prone to some big health problems. Learn the specific health needs of the Rat Terrier here.

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Reasonable Pet Vaccination Costs By Meredith Alling

Vaccinating your pet can cost much less than many pet parents think. Find out more here on how to protect your pet's health without breaking the bank.

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Recognizing if Your Pet is Overweight By Madeleine Burry

Weight gain is something that can creep up on your pet if you're not paying attention. Don't let your pet fall victim to obesity. Learn the tips and tricks to recognize healthy weight.

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs By Meredith Alling

Rocky Mountain spotted fever is one of the most common tick-borne diseases to affect dogs (and people). Find out what symptoms to look out for and how to protect your dog.

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Rottweiler Information: Health By Lauren Leonardi

Rottweilers are excellent rescue and police dogs, as well as great life long companions. Learn the health needs of this hard-working breed here.

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Shetland Sheepdog Health Information By Lauren Leonardi

The Shetland Sheepdog is a much beloved herding dog that often serves as a companion dog in families. Learn more about this breed's specific health needs here.

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Shih Tzu Information: Health By Lauren Leonardi

The Shih Tzu, an old breed originating in ancient China, is known to be playful and affectionate, if stubborn at times. Learn more about this breed and their health needs here.

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Should I Have Insurance for My Dog? By ContentFly

There are tons of pet insurance options out there. Will they really make a difference in the health and well-being of your beloved dog?

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Siberian Husky Information: Health By Lauren Leonardi

The Siberian Husky is primarily a healthy dog, but can still fall victim to common canine diseases. Learn more about the Siberian Husky and their health needs here.

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Small Dog Care By Meredith Hudson

Small breed dogs have specific needs when it comes to overall health and wellness. Here's what you need to know about feeding a size-appropriate diet, providing the right kind of exercise, and taking measures to prevent small breed health problems.

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Springer Spaniel Information: Health By Lauren Leonardi

The English Springer Spaniel is usually a health dog who can bring a smile to any pet parent's face with their spunky personality. Learn about this breed's particular health needs here.

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Staph Infection in Dogs and Cats By Meredith Alling

Staph infections are caused by a Staphylococcus (or โ€œstaphโ€) bacteria. This bacteria is commonly found on the skin of people and animals, but does not cause any problems until the skin is irritated or the immune system is compromised.

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Stop Paying Too Much for Pet Services That Don't "Pay" By Ellen Thompson

Having a pet can be rather expensive. Some services can cost huge amounts, but are they worth it? Find out what to cut back on and save a bit of money.

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Supplements and Vitamins for Cats and Dogs By Rebecca Kelley

Vitamins and supplements are an important way to keep your pet in tip top shape. Learn how to sort through the options here.

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Supplements and Vitamins for Dogs and Cats By Team PetCareRx

Are supplements and vitamins for dogs and cats necessary for feline and canine health? Find out what they do and if your pet could benefit.

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Symptoms of Cancer in Dogs and Cats By Madeleine Burry

The symptoms of cancer in pets can include visible bumps, weight loss, lethargy, and more. Read on to learn more about the symptoms of cancer in cats and dogs.

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Symptoms of Hookworms in Your Cat or Dog By Rebecca Kelley

Hookworms are an intestinal parasite with a wide range of symptoms, ranging from severe to subtle. Protect your pet and learn more here.

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Syringomyelia in Dogs By Madeleine Burry

Syringomyelia in dogs is a spinal cord disorder that occurs when there is a pocket of built up fluid, affecting your dog's mobility. This is mostly found in small breed dogs such as the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Here's a more in depth look into this debilitating disorder.

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Tapeworms in Dogs: How Fleas Can Be to Blame By Matt Popkin

If you thought fleas couldn't get any more annoying than they already are, think again.

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The 2013 Pet Healthonomics Report: Survey Results By Team PetCareRx

PetCareRx began the Pet Healthonomics study to discover how much the rising costs of pet healthcare are affecting US pet parents. Our results show just how impactful these rising costs are and how pet parents are finding affordable pet care.

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The 3 Most Common Dog Meds By Lauren Leonardi

If you're caring for a sick dog, you'll likely be prescribed one of these medications. Here are the most common dog meds on the market that take care of a broad range of illnesses.

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