How To Take Care Of An Orphaned Newborn Puppy

16 December 2015
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If you find yourself in the position of taking care of an orphaned newborn puppy, then you need to make sure you know what all they require. A new puppy will need around-the-clock care, much like a newborn baby. Before you decide to take on the responsibility, make sure you have a free enough schedule so you can give it the constant care it needs. If you aren't going to be able to care for it, call the local veterinarian and ask if they can point you to someone who can foster the puppy. Read More 

Does Your Dog Have New Bald Spots? 3 Ways To Treat Pyotraumatic Dermatitis

11 November 2015
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Your dog looked fine yesterday. This morning, you noticed a small bald spot by its tail bone. By this afternoon, it was a large bald spot that had started oozing. Most likely, it's a common skin ailment known as pyotraumatic dermatitis. Your dog probably had something that was irritating it, such as a fleas, and it started scratching to relieve the itch. Unfortunately, the area got severely irritated, and now your pet has a bald spot. Read More 

2 Ways to Prevent Your Dog from Feeling Car Sick

12 August 2015
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If your dog is not the type that enjoys car rides, it is probably because it begins feeling sick, nervous, or scared each time you take it for a ride. Dogs can get motion sickness from car rides or just dislike car rides in general, but these are conditions you might be able to prevent. If you would like your dog to start enjoying car rides, you may want to follow these tips. Read More 

Want To Run With Your Dog? Know What To Do To Make This Activity Successful

3 August 2015
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If you're someone who loves to run, and you own a dog, you might think that inviting your dog to run with you is a good idea. In fact, running with your dog can be great exercise, but before you put on your jogging shoes and head out the door, with your furry friend on a regular basis, here are some things that you need to know. Take Short Runs at First Read More 

4 Things Guinea Pig Owners Need To Know About UTIs

2 July 2015
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It's common knowledge among guinea pig enthusiasts that these animals are very prone to urinary tract infections, usually shortened to UTIs. One look into your guinea pigs' cage should tell you why. Guinea pigs use their entire cage as a toilet, and when they walk through their waste on their short legs, their bodies rub against their filth, and bacteria are introduced into their urinary tract. Here are four things you need to know about UTIs in guinea pigs. Read More