Dog and Cat Flea Infestation

FleaSpring and summer time is the time of year where dogs and cats are not only trying to stay cool but the infestation of fleas is on the rise. So what to do? And are there better medicines or methods to rid dogs and cats of the pesky flea?

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Chocolate and Dogs—A Lethal Combination

ChocolateMany dog owners may not be aware that feeding a dog chocolate is along the lines of feeding a dog poison. Chocolate contains a stimulant referred to as theobromine.  This drug is categorized with caffeine, which has been medically proven to create problems with the nervous system, heart, and urinary track of dogs.  Different types of chocolate contain different levels of theobromine. 

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Animals and Diabetes

Did you know that diabetes is not just a human disease? Animals have diabetes as well. Unless animals show outward signs of diabetes such as urinary problems and increased thirst, like humans, this disease can go undetected.

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Dog and Cat Dental Care and Tips

brushingdogteethVisiting a dentist is not only critical for people but for dogs and cats as well. Bad breath and yellowing teeth is more than a cosmetic concern for our pets. Like humans, dogs and cats can develop dental problems. As tartar and plaque build-up without proper dental care they can develop gingivitis and periodontal disease.

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Warmer Weather Promotes Pet Flea Infestation

images3As the summer temperatures rise, pet owners are advised to remember to keep their furry friends cool. While it is important to remember the essentials of summer pet care; shaded environments, water, not keeping their pets in their cars, it is also highly advised not to forget about flea control care.

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