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How Do Pets Get Roundworm?

Dogs and catS can become infected with roundworms in a few different ways. Read about the causes of roundworm infections in pets. Read

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How Do Pets Get Roundworm? By Kat Sherbo

Dogs and catS can become infected with roundworms in a few different ways. Read about the causes of roundworm infections in pets.

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How Does Pet Insurance Work? By Maureen Ryan

Pet insurance is different from health insurance for people in some important ways. Learn what the differences are, and how pet insurance works.

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How Much Is Pet Insurance? By Lauren Leonardi

Pet insurance can have its pluses and minuses. One thing that most can agree on is that it's not cheap. Read on for common pet insurance costs.

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How Much Should Neutering a Pet Cost? By Lauren Leonardi

Want to do your part in helping to keep the pet population low, but feel the cost of neutering your male cat or dog would just be too expensive? We've comprised some helpful tips on how to locate the most cost effective places to get your pet "fixed." Find out more here.

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How Much Should Spaying a Pet Cost? By Lauren Leonardi

You may think that getting a pet spayed is an expensive health care option, but it actually can be quite affordable if you know where to look. Find out here how much you should be paying to get your female pet spayed.

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How Old Is My Dog? By Mary Kearl

How do dog years correspond to people years? The rule of taking your dogโ€™s age and multiplying by seven doesn't always work. Learn how to calculate your dog's age here.

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How Testing for Heartworm Changes with Life Cycle By Kat Sherbo

Heartworms are tricky to test for because the diagnostics we have only detect specific stages in the heartworm life cycle, making a false negative a frequent occurrence. Find out when and how to best test for heartworms.

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How to Avoid Antifreeze Poisoning in Dogs and Cats By Lauren Leonardi

Dogs and cats seem to get into everything and if something smells and tastes good, they are definitely going to give it a try. Antifreeze can be fatal to pets, so it's important to make sure your pet stays as far away from it as possible.

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How to Avoid Insecticide Poisoning in Dogs and Cats By Sora Wondra

Insecticides are used often and in various different ways around our homes. But if proper care isn't taken, pets can easily ingest or come into contact with insecticides, which can be extremely dangerous.

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How To Avoid Pyometra In Dogs By Madeleine Burry

Making the decision to not get your female dog spayed can end up landing your dog in the hospital with pyometra, a uterine infection. Spaying your dog quickly eliminates the possibility of your dog developing a possible life-threatening infection.Learn more about the seriousness of pyometra here.

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How To Care For A Paralyzed Dog By Meredith Alling

Just because a dog is paralyzed doesnโ€™t mean their life is over. Many paralyzed dogs live full and happy lives thanks to dedicated owners. Read on to learn how to care for your paralyzed dog to help them live to their full potential.

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How to Find the Right Vet By Team PetCareRx

Finding the right veterinarian is just as important for your pet as finding the right doctor is for your family. Make sure you know what to look for so you can find a competent and friendly veterinary clinic.

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How to Get Rid of Chewing Lice on Pets By Sora Wondra

Chewing lice are not as common as fleas and ticks, but just as itchy and annoying. Learn about the different types of lice out there and how to protect your pets.

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How to Get Rid of Your Petโ€™s Tapeworm By Maureen Ryan

If your pet is experiencing symptoms of tapeworm or has been diagnosed with this infection, it is important to get them to a vet right away in order to begin medication.

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How to Give a Cat or Dog Shot By Lauren Leonardi

If you can get past the needles, it is cheaper for you, and less nerve wracking for your dog, to administer shots at home. And despite what you might think, it isn't all that hard! Here's how.

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How to Give a Dog a Pill By Sora Wondra

Dogs usually do not discriminate when it comes to "eating" things. However, for some reason when it comes time to take medicine, they outright refuse. Here are a few ideas to help medication time go a little smoother.

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How to Give a Pet Oral Medications By Kat Sherbo

Giving oral medications like pills to pets can be a hassle. Here's how to deliver oral medications safely and easily.

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How to Help Your Underweight Pet By Madeleine Burry

Underweight pets can suffer from health issues as easily as overweight pets can. Treat your underweight pet with these tips.

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How to Know if Your Pet Has Tapeworm By Maureen Ryan

Tapeworms, fleas, and every other pest have no business in or on your cat or dog. It is important for you to be able to detect the early symptoms in order to help rid your pet of tapeworms.

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How to Know if Your Pet is Underweight By Madeleine Burry

Several symptoms can point to an underweight pet. Here's what you'll need to look for to watch your pet's weight.

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How to Prevent Heartworm in Dogs By Team PetCareRx

Heartworm is a very harmful disease caused by parasites that infect pets. Learn how to keep your dog protected here.

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How to Safely Buy Budget Pet Care By Mary Kearl

Pet meds are often an essential expense for pet parents. However, some pet parents may not realize the dangers of buying cheap and inexpensive pet medications from untrustworthy websites or overseas. Find out how to safely buy budget pet care here.

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How To Take Care Of Small Breed Dogs By ContentFly

Small dogs are little bundles of happiness and cuteness that change your lives forever. Most small breed dogs are less than 18 inches tall and weigh no more than 20lbs. However, they can be quite a handful (literally) if taken for granted. . Here are some tips and pointers that are important when it comes to taking care of a small breed dog.

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How to Take Care of Your Dogโ€™s Health While Remaining in Quarantine By ROIHigh

Are you living in quarantine because of the rapid global spread of COVID-19? That means that your four-pawed best friend is forced to be inside with you. Until recently, there was no evidence from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that pets could receive COVID-19.

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