Best Flea and Tick Prevention Options

Preventing fleas and ticks for your dogs is crucial to keeping them happy and healthy. These pests can carry diseases such as Lyme disease or tapeworm as well as bacterial diseases, some of which can transfer to humans as well. Bites from fleas can lead to flea allergy dermatitis, which can cause itching that lasts long after the fleas are gone.

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10 things that Full-Spectrum CBD can help your dog with

Full-spectrum CBD is a popular solution for pet owners to help relieve the symptoms caused by a variety of health issues. Whole hemp extract comes from the marijuana plant, which contains 80 different cannabinoids. These different types of cannabinoids include THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), which is the psychoactive component, and the CBD (cannabidiol), which is the medical component used in CBD oil. Continue reading

January is Dental Health Month for Your Pet

Just like in humans, maintaining dental hygiene is a critical part of keeping your pet healthy. While pets don’t tend to get cavities like humans, they can suffer from other dental health issues such as gum disease or periodontal disease. Research shows that dental disease is the number one ailment found in both dogs and cats, making dental care a number one priority for your pet’s veterinary care routine. Continue reading

Treating Your Dog’s Atopic Dermatitis

What Causes My Dog to Itch So Often?

Seasonal allergies such as atopic dermatitis, affect around 10% of all dogs. Atopic dermatitis is characterized by recurrent itching, and irritated, scaly skin. This allergic skin disease is caused by environmental allergens such as pollen, mold, and dust mites: the same culprits of many human allergic reactions.  If your dog’s atopic dermatitis is left untreated, it can cause more serious problems like hair loss and skin infections. Dogs with atopic dermatitis often lose interest in activity and interaction, and they frequently wake their owners during the night with the sounds of licking, scratching, and chewing at their skin. Continue reading

Warning Signs for Cancer in Your Pet

With the advancements that have been made in early recognition, diagnosis, and treatment, pets have a better chance of receiving successful treatment for cancer than they did in the past. Cancer is one of the most common causes of death in pets today, which is why it is essential as a pet owner to understand the warning signs of cancer. Continue reading

Keeping your Dog Hydrated This Summer

As many of us know, it is recommended for humans to get at least eight glasses of water per day to stay hydrated and healthy. But what about your pet? Are they drinking enough water each day? It’s important to understand how much water your pet needs, especially with the hotter temperatures of summer in full swing, to keep them healthy.

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