• The Benefits of Pet Massage

    Want to ease your pet's aches and pains? Try massage!

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  • Small Dog Health Problems

    Do you know which health problems are most likely to affect your small dog?

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  • How to Help Your Cat Get More Exercise

    When's the last time your cat worked out? Daily exercise can help keep your furry friend healthy.

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  • Pet Blood Donors: Helping Other Animals in Need

    Could a selfless act by your pet save another animal's life?

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  • Protect Your Hairless Pet's Sensitive Skin with These Tips

    Want to protect your hairless pet's skin? Try these tips.

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  • Your Big Dog May Be More Likely to Develop These Health Problems

    Big dogs can have equally big health problems. Find out what conditions and diseases typically affect larger dogs.

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  • Try These Tricks the Next Time You Have to Give Your Pet Medication

    Would you rather do anything than give your pet medicine? These tips may make the process easier.

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  • From Dalmations to Siberian Huskies: How the Big (and Little) Screen Influences Pet Fads

    Should you adopt the same type of pet as your favorite TV or movie character?

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  • Ehrlichiosis: What You Should Be Looking For

    Ticks may be tiny but that can cause bacterial infections that make your pet very sick.

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  • What is Taurine and Why do Cats Need It?

    Does your feline friend get enough taurine? Serious health problems can occur if this essential amino acid is in short supply.

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  • How to Tell A Pet's Age from Its Teeth

    How old is your pet? Taking a look at your furry friend's mouth can provide some clues.

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  • Should my pet get a summer haircut?

    Planning a haircut for your pet this summer? That might not be the best idea.

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  • Can My Pet Get Me Sick?

    Feeling a little under the weather? You may have caught an illness from your pet.

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  • Why Do Pets Hide When They're Sick?

    Do you know why pets shun wide open spaces when they're ill? Find out why sick dogs, cats and rabbits want to be alone.

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  • Reducing the Spread of Disease When You Have Multiple Pets

    Do your pets do everything together, including sharing illnesses? These tips will help reduce the transmission of viruses and diseases.

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  • What Your Pet's Stools Say About Their Health

    Want to know if your pet is healthy? Take a look at his or her stools.

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  • All About Shedding: Is My Pet Shedding Too Much?

    Not sure why your pet is shedding more than usual. We explore a few reasons that your pet may be losing hair.

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  • How to Make Vet Visits a More Pleasant Experience for Your Pet

    Does your pet dislike visiting the vet? These tips may make visits less stressful.

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  • Caring for Dogs with Wrinkles

    Regular skin care is the key to helping your wrinkled dog avoid painful infections.

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  • Can My Pet Get Depressed?

    Has your pet been a little moody lately? Find out if depression may be to blame.

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  • Could Those Sniffles Be a Symptom of the Feline Flu?

    Can you spot the signs of feline flu?

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  • Does My Pet Dream?

    Are humans the only mammals who dream? Find out if your pet experiences dreams and nightmares.

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  • What to Do If Your Pet Eats Grass

    Wondering what to do if your pet eats grass? Take a look at a few ideas.

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  • Bloat in Dogs

    Bloat may end your dog's life if you're not aware of the symptoms.

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  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is the natural deficiency of thyroid hormone and is the most common hormone imbalance of dogs. This deficiency is produced by several different mechanisms. The most common cause (at least 95% of cases) is immune destruction of the thyroid gland. It can also be caused by natural atrophy

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  • Feline Distemper

    Feline distemper or feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious viral disease of kittens and adult cats caused by the feline parvovirus. It is also called panleukopenia as it affects the bone marrow and causes low white blood cell counts. It is relatively common in unvaccinated cats and is often fatal,

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  • Bloat and Gastric Torsion

    Bloat and gastric torsion is a serious condition and your pet should be rushed to the emergency room if this occurs. Certain breeds of dogs with deep chests and narrow waists, such as hounds, bouvier des Flandres, or doberman pinschers are more susceptible to a syndrome of gastric torsion and bloat. This

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  • Arthritis

    The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which can be due to wear and tear on joints from over use, aging, injury, or from an unstable joint such as which occurs with a ruptured ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in the knee. The chronic form of this disease is called degenerative joint disease

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  • Tapeworms

    Tapeworms live in the digestive tracts of vertebrates as adults and often in the bodies of various animals as juveniles. In a tapeworm infection, adults absorb food predigested by the host, so the worms have no need for a digestive tract or a mouth. Large tapeworms are made almost entirely of reproductive

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  • Leptospirosis

    Leptospirosis is a serious, life-threatening disease caused by a spiral shaped bacteria. Dogs, cats, other animals and even people can be infected through exposure to urine, bite wounds, ingestion of infected flesh, or contact with contaminated soil, water and even bedding. Certain environmental conditions

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  • Fleas

    A common parasite, fleas are found in almost every area of the world and can be found on dogs, cats, and many other mammals. They survive year to year even in cold climates because they live on pets, in buildings, and on wild animals. There are four stages to the flea life cycle. Eggs are laid by an

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  • Why is My Dog Vomiting?

    Even healthy dogs vomit from time to time. Find out what causes the common health problem.

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  • Xylitol Poisoning in Dogs

    There are an increasing number of cases of dogs getting sick from ingesting a common sugar substitute, xylitol. This substance causes no problems in people, but in dogs it can cause wild fluctuations in blood sugar, often leading to a severe hypoglycemia. It can also cause liver failure. Xylitol is

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  • Xylitol Food Additive Harmful to Household Pets

    People love sweets and so do many dogs. In fact, some dogs love their family's sweet treats and sneak bites of it when the humans aren't looking. You or your children probably also share goodies with your family pet. Many sweets are made with the substance called xylitol. Xylitol is used to manufacture

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  • The Truth behind K-9's and Chocolate

    We have all heard people say things such as "Don't give your dog chocolate, it will kill him!" or "Even a small amount of chocolate will kill a dog." Fortunately for all cabinet opening dogs out there, the truth to the chocolate rumors lies somewhere between the chilling truth in the refrigerator and

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