Finding New Ways To Prevent And Treat Pet Illness

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As dog owners, some people have a hard time distinguishing when it is time to take their animal to the vet. While no one wants to pay absorbent vet bills, sometimes knowing when to make the right judgment call can make all the difference with a sick animal. Animals can be hard to judge. Usually, a pet owner will know when the animal is not looking or acting like they feel good. There are some warning signs that people need to watch for. One of the first things to indicate there is a problem is by their actions. If the animal does any of these signs get them to a vet: • Vomiting Regularly • Continued Diarrhea • Not Drinking or Eating For Days • Just Lays and Won’t Play or Interact • Feels Feverish-Body Hot To Touch • Lumps or Tumors are Observed Just because an animal cannot speak, Click Here, their actions can speak louder than their words ever could. You dog will let you know when they are sick by acting off. It is normal for a dog to have an upset stomach and vomit once or have a loose stool, but when it comes to doing these actions constantly, it can quickly lead to dehydration. Watch the dog closely, if anything seems out of sorts, take them to the nearest vet.

Bridging The Gap Between Natural Treatments And Veterinary Medicines

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In the not too distant past, holistic and natural approaches to treating animals and traditional veterinary medicine were miles apart. Finding a veterinarian who was even the slightest bit interested in considering anything other than traditional veterinary treatments when an animal was sick was next to impossible. Thankfully, attitudes are changing. Many veterinarians now recognize the benefits of an integrated approach to treating disease and keeping animals healthy. In fact, there is an entire organization devoted to alternative treatments. The American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association now has members throughout the United States and Canada. Read more…

Are Flea Sprays Less Harmful On Dogs Than Shampoos?

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As warmer weather slowly approaches, dog owners are faced with the age-old dilemma of controlling fleas. Despite our best efforts, sometimes the family pet comes down with a flea infestation. But when that happens, should you use a shampoo or a spray?
Flea shampoos are time-tested and widely available. They are great at penetrating your dog’s fur, and giving a dog a flea bath is an excellent way to find rogue fleas milling around on your pet’s skin. However, shampoos can also be irritating and even dangerous for particularly sensitive Read more…

Protecting Your Home from Volatile Pets

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Unfortunately, some pets do not end up being the bundle of joy and happiness for which we had hoped. Perhaps your animal was adopted from an unhealthy environment, found on the street or is simply untrained. Regardless of the circumstances, volatile pets can wreak havoc on your home or apartment. For some, particularly renters and condo dwellers, this can be particularly dangerous from a financial standpoint because of the potential damage done to the property. Luckily, there are some ways to protect your home.

Have Your Pet Spayed or Neutered

For many animals, the main damage to property comes from their hormonal cycles and desire to “mark” their territory. This can leave many homes smelling less than clean and ruin furniture, bedding and rugs. Having your pet fixed can help eliminate many of these issues and you’ll be doing your part to keep the pet population under control.

Train Your Pet

Whether paying for classes and having a professional teach your animal obedience or working on your own to instill some boundaries and rules, trained pets, and most certainly their owners, are much happier. Training is important to teach an animal proper boundaries, such as which rooms are theirs to explore and which pieces of furniture they are welcome to laze on. They also need to know the rules of potty training and the difference between which household items are theirs for the chewing and which are off limits. Some basic training can certainly help keep your home and belongings in much better condition.

Insure Your Space

Insurance can help alleviate any serious damage an animal causes in your home. Check in with http://www.insurancetown.com/ for free quotes on home, renters and condo insurance to be sure that there is some recourse for the damage a pet causes, at least financially.

Will Flea Shampoo Harm Your Puppy If Used Regularly?

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We all love our dogs and want to protect them. Flea prevention is a big part of that and it is one of the easiest parasites to treat. Fleas are extremely dangerous to puppies and can even cause life-threatening illnesses. However, flea shampoos use harsh chemicals to get the job done and should always be used with caution when we are bathing our dogs.

Under 12 Weeks
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What Is The Best Medicine For Treatment Of Ticks?

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Ticks are parasitic arthropods that attach themselves to warn-blooded animals, such as dogs. They bite into the skin and suck out blood. Ticks often transmit disease. It is important to check dogs for ticks and remove them as soon as possible.

The first medicine is preventative. This means keeping the environment as tick-free as possible by mowing the lawn and removing places that might hide rodents–a prime source of ticks. Carpet sprays inside and lawn sprays outside that are approved by your veterinarian will help prevent tick Read more…

Five Completely Natural Methods To Help Combat Flea Infestation

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There are several natural says to combat flea infestation.

1.Start off by confining your pet to one room in the house, or put them outside so that the fleas they have on them will not jump off into the areas you are cleaning. Toss all of your pets bedding in the washing machine and wash in hot water. Follow this with a hot dryer for 20 minutes so that any eggs and adult larvae are killed. This needs to be every single thing that your pet sleeps on or lies on.

2.Vacuum the entire house paying a lot of attention to Read more…

How Often Should Your Dog Receive A Rabies Shot?

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A rabies shot is essentially a priority for all dogs and it is also required by law to have. Aside from being against the law, it is very irresponsible to leave your dog unprotected against rabies. Outside dogs have a greater chance of coming in contact with other animals that may be infected with rabies. Even indoor dogs will occasionally be taken for walks and outside to play, where they may possibly come in contact with other dogs or animals who are infected with rabies. Mice also carry rabies, so Read more…

Knowing When To Take Your Dog To The Vet

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As dog owners, some people have a hard time distinguishing when it is time to take their animal to the vet. While no one wants to pay absorbent vet bills, sometimes knowing when to make the right judgment call can make all the difference with a sick animal.

Animals can be hard to judge. Usually, a pet owner will know when the animal is not looking or acting like they feel good. There are some warning signs that people need to watch for. One of the first things Read more…