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Dog Hiccups

Here’s something you may not know: your dog can get a case of the hiccups just like we do with similar sounds as well.


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Why Dogs Eat Grass

It seems that every dog consumes a bit of grass now and then without posing an issue but when it becomes excessive, it’s time to take notice.


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Pets And Heart Disease

Just like people, our pets, both dogs and cats, can be susceptible to many forms of heart disease. In many cases, early detection and treatment of heart disease can make all the difference.


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Cracked Paw Pads Need Attention

Cracked paw pads can, unfortunately, be a relatively common problem for dogs. It’s important to find out what’s causing the problem and treat it accordingly.



Canine Hip Dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia can occur in dogs as young as five months old and can greatly vary in levels of intensity. You may not see symptoms until the dog is older but it shouldn’t be ignored.


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Canine Hot Spots

This time of year many dogs may be suffering from skin irritations known as hot spots, which are rarely seen in cats. This skin condition is also known as acute moist dermatitis.


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Protecting Your Dogs Paws During Walks In The Summer Heat

You may be unaware of the dangers you may be exposing your dog to simply by walking on certain terrains in the excessive summer heat.



Is Your Dog Eating Dirt?

There are a number of reasons for a dog to eat dirt. Some – but not all – may be indicative of a serious health issue.


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Notice When Your Pets Are Sick

Since our dogs and cats can’t voice their feelings, it’s up to us as responsible caregivers to watch out for signs and symptoms of serious illness.