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How Often Do Dogs Need Heartworm Prevention?

May 4, 2022

Heartworms can produce their offspring while still in the body of their host. Dogs can harbor large numbers of them. If the problem remains untreated, it can lead to debilitating consequences. Heartworm disease can cause significant damage to the arteries, lungs, and heart. For this reason, seeking prevention is the best solution.


The Importance of Microchipping Pets

April 12, 2022

One of the ways to protect your animal friend is through a microchip. A microchip can significantly improve your chances of finding a lost pet. You can have almost any type of pet fitted with an identification microchip. Every year, tons of pets get reunited with their owners thanks to this technology. 


Why Get Your Cat or Dog Spayed/Neutered?

March 10, 2022

Spaying or neutering your cat or dog refers to removing parts of their reproductive organs. In turn, this stops their ability to reproduce, as well as stops the production of hormones that cause unwanted behavior, though it may take some time to see changes.


How Do I Know If My Pet Has Allergies?

February 16, 2022

An allergy is a condition of hypersensitivity or over-reacting of the immune system towards a substance or allergen. Usually, allergens are proteins found in foods, plants, animals, or insects. Ideally, the immune system works to protect the body against disease and infection. 


Top Health Benefits of Acupuncture for Pets

January 11, 2022

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical practice. It reduces pain and inflammation and improves your pet’s quality of life. The procedure also serves as a treatment in holistic veterinary medicine. Acupuncture uses needles to stimulate your pet’s body so that it can naturally heal.


Common Dental Problems in Dogs

December 17, 2021

Dental disease is a condition that affects not just humans but also animals. The disease is one of the most common issues that veterinarians deal with. More than 80 percent of dogs over three years have active dental disease. 


What Causes Pet Diabetes?

November 18, 2021

When most people think about diabetes, they are only thinking of the human condition. The fact is that diabetes can also affect pets. Dogs and cats have a risk of developing diabetes. Diabetes in pets occurs when the body fails to produce enough insulin or is unable to effectively use the insulin. 


What Diagnostic Tests Does Your Pet Need and When?

October 22, 2021

Veterinarians usually encounter some of the most unique situations in the medical community. They deal with sick patients who cannot talk about their problems. They must rely on the pet’s owner, caretaker, zookeeper, and others for important information. Often, they get biased or erroneous information that can lead them down the wrong path.


How Often Should Exotic Animals Visit the Vet?

September 20, 2021

As a caring and responsible pet owner, you want your animal companion to be happy, healthy, and comfortable. Having an animal friend does not always mean a dog or cat. There are tons of animal species out there that can provide you with companionship and benefit from your loving care.


Benefits of Acupuncture for Pets

August 9, 2021

Acupuncture is a type of ancient medicine that now benefits many people around the world. Traditional Chinese medicine works on the assumption that most illnesses result from an imbalance of the body’s vital energies.


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