Keeping Outdoor Cats Healthy

Keeping Your Dog Healthy And Safe In The Winter

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Your pooch may enjoy playing in the snow, but being exposed to cold temperatures for long periods of time can be dangerous. When winter rolls around, it is important to watch your dog extra carefully. If you don’t, he could develop frost bite and other serious conditions. Here is some helpful advice on keeping your dog healthy and safe in the winter: Put Booties on Your Dog’s Paws Salt might melt away ice and prevent you from falling on the ground, but they can be rough on your dog’s paws. If salt gets on your dog’s...

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Tips For Easing Your Cat’s Recovery After A Spay Or Neuter

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It’s no secret that responsible pet owners spay or neuter their cats. The procedure is completed in a vet office or hospital and it is considered routine, so there is very little to worry about. Your cat will likely be kept overnight, although male cats are sometimes sent home the same day since neutering is less invasive than the female spay procedure. Making sure your home is ready for their return can aid your cat’s recuperation. These tips can help. Tip #1: Create a Kitty Haven Your cat will likely need to sleep for the first...

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Doggy Dentistry: Tips For Pet Dental Care

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Like humans, pets health can depend largely on their oral health. Improper dental care or undiagnosed oral problems can lead to very serious health complications, including weight loss, loss of appetite, and many other problems. Keeping your pet’s pearly whites in tip-top shape might seem very challenging, but between simple at-home practices and routine vet care, the process is actually quite simple. At-Home Care The best dental care starts at home. There are many specialized products available for maintaining Fido’s beautiful...

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Tips For Spaying Or Neutering Your Cat

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You well know the importance of spaying or neutering your new cat. Spaying or neutering cats makes them more likely to stay at home, prevents unwanted behaviors related to sexual maturity, and even reduces the risk of certain diseases developing. Naturally, spaying a cat also prevents pregnancy. Find out how to care for your cat both before and after the spaying or neutering procedure. Choose the Right Time If you adopt an adult cat who hasn’t been spayed or neutered, the operation should be performed as soon as possible. Adult male...

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Three Ways You Could Be Harming Your Dog

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About 37% to 47% of households own a dog. When you have a dog as a pet, it is not uncommon to treat them like a member of the family. As a dog owner, you want to believe that you treat your dog well and your pet is in good hands. Unfortunately, many dog owners are harming their dog without even knowing it. The last thing you want is to shorten your dog’s lifespan unintentionally. In an effort to ensure your dog lives a happy and healthy life, here are some ways you could be harming your dog without knowing it.  Gaining Too Much...

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Your Dog’s Dental Health: What You Should Know About CUPS

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When you become a proud dog parent, you want to be sure that you are doing everything that you possibly can to take care of your dog’s health and overall well-being. However, you may not realize how vital your dog’s dental health is to their overall health and happiness. CUPS, also known as chronic ulcerative paradental stomatitis, is a dental issue that many dogs develop if they do not get the proper care they need. Get to know more about CUPS and the care that can treat and prevent it so that you can take the best possible care...

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Causes Of Extreme Vomiting In Dogs

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When a dog eats something it shouldn’t or has an upset stomach from eating too much, the dog will probably vomit. This typically helps the dog feel better, but vomiting can also be a sign of a serious health problem. If your dog keeps vomiting and acting strange, you may want to rush it to an animal hospital to be examined. While the vomiting could simply be a sign of an upset stomach, there are also times when this is a sign of a medical problem that requires treatment from a vet. Other Symptoms To Look For If the dog is acting fine...

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4 Ways To Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Healthy

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When it comes to your dog’s health, there’s no doubt you want what is absolutely best for them. There are many things that might spring immediately to your mind when you first think of your dog’s health, deworming, have your dog’s receive up to date shot, making sure they are neutered, etc. One of the most overlooked things that are good for your dog’s health is making sure that your dog’s teeth are healthy. Throughout the course of this brief article, you’ll learn about 4 ways to keep your...

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Do You Have An Unspayed Senior Dog? Watch Out For Pyometra

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If you have a senior dog who’s never had pups or who’s taken abortion shots, she may be at risk for a condition called pyometra–an infection caused after the uterine lining thickens. While spay and neuter procedures are often associated with younger dogs, they can be a beneficial option for older dogs with pyometra. Take a look at the causes, symptoms, and treatment of pyometra. If you suspect your dog has this problem, take her to a veterinarian right away! What Causes Pyometra? When your dog’s estrous cycle (when...

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Teaching Children About Animals: How Touring An Animal Hospital Helps

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Kids and animals often go together like peanut butter and jelly. However, children still should learn more about how to care for a pet before you bring one home. If you already have pets in the home, but would like your children to understand and learn more about them, touring an animal hospital helps. Here is how your tour helps your children, your class, your scouting troop, etc., learn more about animal care. First Stop: The Exam Room Many veterinarians and their assistants will make the first stop of the tour in the exam room. Here, your...

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