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Dog allergy remedies

Dog Allergy Remedies

Allergies in dogs are very common health issues; however, they’re rarely simple to address. First, different types of allergies can affect dogs. This means there is a need to identify the cause of you...

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Why does my cat have scabs all over his body

Why does my cat have scabs all over his body?

One of the top reasons for scabs on cats is miliary dermatitis. The scabs are usually itchy and are present on the cat’s neck, back, and tail. Take note that feline miliary dermatitis is not a disease...

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What to expect when your pet has a wound

What to Expect When Your Pet Has a Wound

There are many reasons why a cat or dog could have a wound. Perhaps, your dog cut herself while playing or when going out for a walk - perhaps she stepped on a piece of glass. Maybe your cat was invol...

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Bandage and splint care foir your pet

Bandage and Splint Care for Your Pet

At some point in time, your four-legged family member may need to have a bandage or splint placed by your vet. Although a bandage or splint may seem like a simple form of therapy, proper at-home care ...

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Dog and cat blood work

Why does my pet need a chemistry panel?

Blood work is a basic diagnostic tool in veterinary medicine. When your vet says your pet needs some blood work, it usually means a combination of a complete blood count (CBC) and a blood chemical ana...

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Can dogs eat mushrooms

Can dogs eat mushrooms?

Have you noticed your dog sniffing mushrooms during your outdoor excursions and wondered if they’re safe for dogs to eat? There are different varieties of mushrooms, and just like in humans, there are...

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Can dogs eat ice

Can dogs eat ice?

Are you thinking about what cold treat you could give to your dog when days are hot and humid? Crushed ice makes a refreshing and hydrating treat for your canine buddy on days when temperatures are up...

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Can dogs eat honey

Can dogs eat honey?

One of nature’s most powerful remedies is honey. For centuries, honey has been used for various ailments in humans. And it can be used for dogs, with some precautions. Honey is jam-packed with vitamin...

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Can dogs eat corn

Can dogs eat corn?

Corn is one of the most popular grain cereals in the world. It’s a good source of carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals. In fact, corn can be found in a variety of dog foods. Pet food manufacturers fa...

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Can dogs eat cheese

Can dogs eat cheese?

Dogs love treats. They’re an effective tool to reward your dog during training, playtime, or even when they’re just being adorable. Treats come in many shapes, flavors, and forms. There are hundreds o...

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Are carrots safe for dogs

Can dogs eat carrots?

Carrots are highly nutritious and versatile vegetables. They can be eaten as snacks in the form of carrot sticks, dipped in different dressings, mixed in different kinds of salads, and included in a w...

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Can my dog have turkey

Can dogs eat turkey?

Thanksgiving wouldn’t be the same without roasted turkey. Once the feast is over, the leftovers become turkey sandwiches, turkey casseroles, and other delicious dishes. With all that turkey, it’s temp...

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Can dogs have yogurt

Can dogs eat yogurt?

Yogurt has been a part of the human diet for a long time. It’s packed with calcium, zinc, B vitamins, and probiotics; it’s a good source of protein, and it may be supplemented with vitamin D and addit...

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Can dogs eat tofu

Can dogs eat tofu?

Tofu offers a lot of health benefits for humans. It’s often a staple for people who are on vegetarian and vegan diets. Since dogs thrive with a plant and meat-based diet, can dogs eat tofu too? Keep r...

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Is it safe for dogs to drink juice

Is it safe for dogs to drink juice?

The shortest answer to this question is, “it depends”. Fresh fruit juices, such as apple juice or orange juice can be given as an occasional treat. But juices made of fruit concentrate are another mat...

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Why does my pet need xrays

Why does my pet need x-rays?

For decades, radiographs, commonly known as x-rays, have been the most common form of medical imaging used by veterinarians. Like other medical imaging techniques, radiographs are non-invasive, which ...

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Why does my pet need a complete blood count

Why does my pet need a complete blood count?

The complete blood count (CBC) is a common blood test that is performed during a routine wellness check or as a tool to diagnose a medical issue. A CBC can be easily performed at most veterinary facil...

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Why does my pet need a urinalysis

Why does my pet need a urinalysis?

A urinalysis is a basic diagnostic tool that can provide veterinarians with a significant picture of what’s going on inside the body of pets. A urinalysis is generally one of the tests that are perfor...

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Eye test for pets

Eye Tests for Pets: Fluorescein Staining, Schirmer Tear Test, and Tonometry

Eye injuries are common problems in pets. An eye problem such as glaucoma, corneal ulcer, or uveitis, can be extremely painful for your dog or cat. Early diagnosis and treatment are crucial in promoti...

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Ultrasound for dog or cat

Why does my pet need an abdominal ultrasound?

An ultrasound, also known as ultrasonography or sonographic imaging, is one of the non-invasive imaging modalities that are used in veterinary medicine. The procedure provides images of the internal s...

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