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Dec 26
5 Important Vaccines for your Pet

5 Important Vaccines for your Pet

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Vaccination at the right age helps to prevent any unforeseen illness in pets. The vaccine has both risks and benefits that must be weighted for every dog relative to its lifestyle and health.

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Dec 19
Is Canine Heart Disease linked to Nutrients?

Is Canine Heart Disease linked to Nutrients?

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Recently, heart disease has become a common form of ailment in most pets. Heavy consumption of certain nutrient is linked to heart diseases in canine and feline. It is estimated that 7.8 million dogs in the United States have heart disease.

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Dec 12
How much water should your dog drink in a day?

How much water should your dog drink in a day?

Water intake is essential to determine the overall health and life expectancy of your pet. The Veterinarians suggest that to keep the body-water in level, you should monitor their drinking habit and determine the water-level that suits their lifestyle.

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Dec 04
Top 5 Winter Nutrition for Dogs

Top 5 Winter Nutrition for Dogs

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Winter is already here, and so are the various cold related ailments in pets. More than change of seasons, it signifies a change in your dog's daily diet. Many pet owners are unaware of the importance of switching nutritional plan for their dog’s dietary regimen during winter. This can bring many health related issues in pets. Alike human and other animals, winter tends to burn more calories to preserve the body heat. In fact, it takes more calories to keep domesticated animals warm in the cold. Bundling them in warm clothes, keeping them indoor, and offering hot meal may only...

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Nov 22
What not to feed your pet this Thanksgiving?

What not to feed your pet this Thanksgiving?

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An annual national holiday marked by religious observances and a traditional meal, Thanksgiving is the holiday that commemorates a harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrim Fathers in 1621. It is widely celebrated in the US on the fourth Thursday in November. A similar holiday is held in Canada, usually on the second Monday in October. Some of the common food items to avoid feeding your pets this Thanksgiving are; Turkey The Thanksgiving turkey is generally smothered with garlic, butter, or seasoning. These substances can prove to be toxic for pet’s health. If the meat is plain and well-cooked, the pets...

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Nov 14
Food Allergies in Pets

Food Allergies in Pets

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Food allergy can be a common cause of distress in pets. It may range from internal and external allergies which causes infection. Anything from ear inflammation, gastrointestinal problems, diarrhea, chronic gas, itchy feet, and an itchy rear end accounts for the allergy. Most pet owners confuse food allergies with food intolerance. Food intolerance is basically the result of poor digestion, such as lactose intolerance. 10% of all allergy cases in dogs are food allergies. Food Allergy in Dogs Food allergy is basically an overreaction or an immune system reaction that occurs soon after eating a certain food. In the case...

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