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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Eye Infections: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
There are many causes of eye infections in dogs. If your canine pal is exhibiting discomfort, redness, or even sensitivity to light, it's a good idea to consult your veterinarian. Left untreated, eye infections can spread or lead to vision loss. These are some of the basic types of infection, including: Conjunctivitis, also known as […] | April 14, 2015
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Expert Advice: General Health Vaccinations for Your Dog: the Upshot
Debate Continues to Rage Over the Need for Some Vaccinations Opinions differ over the necessity of some dog vaccinations and the timeframe for vaccinating your dog. Consult your vet about your dog’s vaccinations. The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) made headlines in 2003 when it published its vaccination recommendations. It suggested that a few vaccines […] | March 24, 2015
Expert Advice: General Health Common Canine Diseases
Conscientious Owners Can Keep Their Dogs Disease-Free Many common canine diseases can be prevented or treated with available vaccines. Dogs are susceptible to many diseases transmitted by contact with infected dogs or wildlife. Here are the common canine diseases: Rabies -- Transmitted by bites from infected animals. Symptoms can include seizures, paralysis, aggression and lack […] | March 23, 2015
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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dangerous Parasites (And How To Protect Your Dog From Them)
What You Should Know About Parasites While you are outside tossing tennis balls to your terrier, you should be aware that there are parasites that can affect the health of your pet. While you are outside tossing tennis balls to your terrier, you should be aware that there are parasites that can affect the health of your pet. As […] | March 23, 2015
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Expert Advice: Flea & Tick Pests Still Pose Threat in Winter
Cover of Snow Offers No Protection From Pests for Dogs Fleas, ticks and other pests seem to be year-round tormentors of dogs, some veterinarians say. Snow may be covering the ground, but dog owners must still be vigilant about pest control, says veterinarian Michael Dryden, of Kansas State University, in an article on the Companion […] | March 23, 2015
Expert Advice: Flea & Tick Bug Off: Tips on Keeping Critters Away from Your Dog
Spring is here and warmer weather and longer days are on their way.  Unfortunately, so are pesky bugs.  Critters like fleas, ticks and mosquitos are not only irritating for your dog but they can be harmful too.  Fleas are itchy and can cause your dog’s skin to become irritated or damaged.  Ticks can cause Lyme […] | April 12, 2013
Expert Advice: Feature Aggressive Street Dog Turns into Agility Athlete
While her daughter took a tennis lesson, jogger Vicky Kaseorg of Charlotte, N.C., put her wait time to good use with a run around the neighborhood. A lifelong animal lover, Vicky forced herself to look away when she spotted a skinny mud-covered dog lying in a parking lot. Surely some kind-hearted person would help, she thought. […] | January 1, 2009

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