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How Is Acupuncture Beneficial for Pets?

July 26, 2021

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice that has been in use for many years on both human beings and animals. This practice is based on the philosophy that disease is caused by the imbalance of forces working in the body. Therefore, it focuses on restoring this energy in the body, thereby promoting healing and restoring a pet’s overall health. This treatment complements other conventional veterinary methods of medication, such as the use of medicine and surgery.

Veterinary Care for Reptiles

June 28, 2021

Did you know that reptiles like snakes and turtles, among others, are pets in about 1.8 million households in the United States? Studies about human-animal connections usually focus on bonds between people and canines. Today, though, a wide range of other animals have found their way into the hearts of pet lovers.

Preventing Fleas and Ticks in Dogs

May 14, 2021

As flea and tick season checks in, it is important to think about your pet’s comfort. Nothing is more annoying to a dog than the pesky insects. Any dog owner should realize that the soft fur and warm body offer an attractive home for parasites. The moment the pests find their abode on the dog, they begin to feed on the animal’s blood. This can result in a wide range of health issues ranging from skin conditions to Lyme disease. Fortunately, there are effective ways to prevent fleas and ticks in dogs.

Importance of Nutritional Counseling for Pets

April 30, 2021

There are lots of things to think about when you choose to become the parent of a new pet, not least what they will eat. Our pet’s food is just as important to their health and wellbeing as ours is to us. However, our animals don’t have the choice about what to eat and instead must take what they are given. This means that they are relying on us to choose the right balance of nutrition to keep them healthy.

Risks of Poor Dental Health

April 12, 2021

Poor dental health can pose a considerable risk to your overall health. The entire body is connected, which means that your dental health has a direct effect on your general health. Gum disease can impact not just your mouth but your overall health and well-being.

Reasons for Pet Ear Surgery

February 28, 2021

Chronic ear infections or chronic otitis can be quite challenging to eliminate. The condition can cause your pet to be in so much pain, which can be frustrating for you and the pet.

Pet Surgery for Mass Tumor Removal

January 31, 2021

Masses and tumors are enlargements that can occur at any part of your pet’s body. Benign growths stay enclosed in their place of origin and don’t spread. They often cause less concern for pet parents. But this type of mass lesions can still be aggressive and grow to massive proportions.

Importance of Pet Vaccinations

December 31, 2020

Should you have your pet vaccinated? Vaccination is a controversial subject in the pet medicine world. Many experts in animal health and pet owners have divided opinions on whether pet vaccinations cause more harm than good. Are vaccinations really necessary? Rumors and reports of harm are so widespread that many pet owners are skipping shots for preventable pet illnesses. As a result, there has been a worrying increase in pet deaths for diseases that could have been prevented. That said, dodging pet vaccines is not a wise decision, and here is why.

Reasons for Pet Oral Surgery/Tooth Extraction

December 10, 2020

Dental problems are also just as unpleasant for animals as they are for us, so any issues that affect them can be painful and debilitating. While your vet will support you in doing everything possible to preserve your pet’s oral health and teeth for as long as they can, there are some situations where surgery is necessary to achieve this. And in some cases, tooth extraction is the safest and best option. 

Benefits of Spaying and Neutering Pets

November 3, 2020

Below the surface of your adorable pet is an often-overlooked sight. Its anatomy. When you avoid spaying or neutering your animal pal, you will encounter occasional challenges. For example, doggy day-cares will say no to your beloved dog. Some boarding kennels will even refuse to take him or her.

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