Categories for Dog Health

Five Ways to Lessen the Chance Your Pet Will Get Fleas

April 7, 2020

The weather is warming up. The sun is peeking out or shining bright, birds are chirping and, unfortunately, fleas are biting. However, fleas are not the only summer pests that haunt your beloved pets. Ticks and mosquitoes are also out in force during this time of year, making now the... View Article

Warmer Weather Means Extra Hazards for Your Pet

March 25, 2020

The weather is starting to warm up for the summer, and for pet owners, that means both more outdoor fun and more potential hazards to watch out for. There are a couple main conditions that you need to be aware of that are most likely to be problematic during the... View Article

Should I Get My Pet Vaccinated for Rattlesnakes?

March 11, 2020

If your dog spends a lot of time outside, there’s always a possibility it could be exposed to rattlesnake activity, depending on the kinds of outdoor activities you like to enjoy with your pup. Animals have been getting the rattlesnake vaccine in the United States since July 2003, and many... View Article

Fireworks Are No Celebration for Your Pets

January 29, 2020

Fireworks are not just for the Fourth of July. These celebratory bursts of sound and light, while fun for people, can be a form of torture to your pets. It’s no secret that thousands of dogs, cats, birds and other small animals get stressed out as a result of fireworks... View Article

Five Valentine’s Day Safety Tips for Pet Families

January 15, 2020

Every February is the chance to show that special someone in your life just how much you care about them. We’re talking about Valentine’s Day, the day of love… and, unfortunately, a day of more pet hazards than usual. Shops filled with candies and gifts get cleared out, and many... View Article

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