Spotting Animal Health Issues Early

The Role Of The Lyme Vaccine In Lyme Disease Control

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Dog owners are generally used to getting their pets vaccinated on a regular basis. Still, protecting dogs from Lyme disease won’t be like protecting them from rabies. Some pets may never need the Lyme vaccine. All pet owners should discuss the situation with their veterinarians. There are many risk factors associated with Lyme disease, and many of them will relate to a pet’s habits and location.  Pets Who Live In Certain Area Will Be More Likely to Contract Lyme Disease Read More»

How To Protect Your Puppy From Parvovirus

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There are many diseases and ailments that can affect young puppies, but few are as worrisome as parvovirus. This condition causes serious lethargy, vomiting, fever, and a lack of appetite, and almost all puppies who come down with the disease pass away or are euthanized. How can you protect your puppy from this serious disease? Start by following these five tips. 1. Have your puppy vaccinated You can typically have a puppy vaccinated for parvo at about six weeks of age. Read More»

Want To Start Bringing Your Puppy To Dog Parks? 3 Ways A Vet Visit Can Help You Prepare

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Taking your new puppy to the dog park can be a fantastic way for them to get familiar with other dogs and get some much-needed exercise that will allow them to exert some energy. If you have never brought your puppy to a dog park in the past, there are several things that you’ll need to look into so that you can make sure that it will be a safe experience for your puppy. Read More»

Caring For A Geriatric Pet: What You Need To Know

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Do you have an aging pet? If so, then it may be time to make some changes to better accommodate your senior or geriatric pet. The age at which a pet is considered “senior” can vary depending on the type of pet you have. For most pets, however, “senior” age is considered around ages 8-10 and above. When it comes to caring for an older pet, there are a few things you need to know. Read More»

Protecting And Caring For Your Dog's Foot Pads In Summer

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When summer comes, pavement gets hot and your dog’s foot pads can get damaged when they walk on it. It can be hard to keep off hot pavement in summer sometimes, but there are ways to prevent or reduce the chance of foot damage. Here are ways that you can tell if your dog’s feet are burned and what you can do to prevent and treat the problem. Signs of Hurt or Burned Foot Pads Read More»