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What Is Parvovirus And How To Properly Clean Up If Your Dog Has Been Infected

Canine Parvovirus (also called parvo) is a very contagious and potentially fatal viral disease seen in dogs. Most commonly, parvovirus causes gastroenteritis, or inflammation of the stomach and intestines. About Parvovirus Canine parvovirus is contagious and can survive for several … Continue reading

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Helping Your Pet Overcome Separation Anxiety

Helping your pet overcome separation anxiety, means that you work towards reducing your dog’s dependence on you. This greater sense of independence can be accomplished with a variety of behavior modification activities often in conjunction with anti-anxiety medications. How to … Continue reading

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Dog Flu Outbreak Unleashes Warnings From Veterinarians

Pay attention to where cases are occurring (HealthDay News) — With more than 2,000 dogs sickened by highly contagious dog flu in the United States, veterinarians urge pet owners to take precautions. “My advice to dog owners is to watch … Continue reading

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What’s in a dog breed? Less than you might think

Writer Robert Boos If you think those “perfect” pooches at dog shows are the shining examples of their breeds, think again. A massive study of more than 80,000 individual dogs reveals there’s actually a lot of behavioral variation within any given breed, particularly … Continue reading

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Planning for Your Pet’s Veterinary Healthcare in 2015

With the arrival of the New Year, we want to help you plan for your pet’s individualized wellness care plan based on their age, breed, health status, environment, lifestyle and travel habits. Whether your pet is young, adult, or senior, … Continue reading

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Canine and Feline Wellness Guidelines

Comprehensive Physical Examination by the Veterinarian This Comprehensive Physical Examination is the most important part of any preventative health care plan. The veterinarian will examine your pet from head to toe evaluating every organ system. You will be provided a … Continue reading

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Puppy Training Tampa: Teaching Your Puppy to Mind Her Manners

Puppy training should begin from the moment you bring your new pet home – it will go much faster and smoother when your pet is young. Early training can help in such important areas as communicating with your pet, training … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips for Safe Car Travel With Your Pet

For some pet parents, a trip’s no fun if the four-legged members of the family can’t come. But traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and your animal companions. With thoughtful preparation, you can ensure a safe and comfortable … Continue reading

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Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Pet

Some info courtesy of VetStreet April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Pets Month. As the weather gets warmer and our pets spend more time outdoors, including beachy and wooded areas, we wanted to answer a few frequently asked questions about … Continue reading

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Signs that your dog may have Arthritis

Arthritis is one of the oldest diseases in history. We know that the dinosaurs had it and there is evidence that early humans lived with the same chronic aches and pains. So it makes sense that Dogs Get Arthritis, too. … Continue reading

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