Our Top 10 Summer Safety Tips for Dogs

Why does my dog or cat have bad breath? 1) By far the most common cause of bad breath in pets is tartar build up on the teeth. Tartar is that yellowish brown material coating the teeth, the canines and premolars in particular. Tartar is a combination of food...

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Why does my dog or cat have bad breath?

Why does my dog or cat have bad breath? 1) By far the most common cause of bad breath in pets is tartar build up on the teeth. Tartar is that yellowish brown material coating the teeth, the canines and premolars in particular. Tartar is a combination of food...

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Regular Fecal Tests Are Essential

Veterinarians recommend regular fecal testing to help prevent gastrointestinal parasites such as roundworms, protozoa including giardia and coccidia some of which owners could catch from their pets. Because protozoa are not killed by deworming medications, routine...

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Bacteria And Viruses Are Very Different

Veterinarians explain that bacteria and viruses are very different organisms. Among other differences, viruses are smaller than bacteria and survive outside of living cells for a relatively short period of time, whereas bacteria can survive for longer ammounts of time...

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Veterinarians Offer Cancer Prevention Recommendations

Animals often don't show any obvious symptoms of cancer until after the disease is advanced, but there are measures owners can take to reduce the chances of cancer striking or advancing in their pet including spaying and neutering, feeding an appropriate diet and...

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Immiticide Shortage Prolongs Shelter Stays

Dogs that are infected with heartworms and end up in shelters won't recieve the heartworm treatment Immiticide for months because the drug's production in the U.S. was halted. Some animal facilities may euthanize positive dogs since no treatment for heartworms is...

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Breed Predispositions to Valley Fever

The Boxer and the Dalmation are by far the two breeds most prone (or least resistant) to valley fever. Any illness in a member of one of these breeds makes an Arizona veterinarian suspicious. These breeds also respond to treatment more slowly and some are chronically...

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