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Excessive Dry Skin and Shedding? Allergies Could be the Cause

All pets get itchy and scratchy now and then, but if your dog or cat always seems to be scratching and shedding like crazy, an allergy could be to blame. There are three main causes of dog and cat skin...

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Dealing With Fleas and Ticks

Fleas and ticks are equal opportunity parasites, happy to infest dogs, cats, and even humans. They can incite itching frenzies, but the real problem they pose is the variety of health issues they can cause the furry and furless members...

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Dental Care For Your Furry Friends

Most veterinarians will tell you that dental disease is among the leading pet health problems. However, since dogs and cats don’t naturally put up with tooth brushing gracefully, it’s understandable that few pet parents actually do it. Dog and cat...

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The Scoop on Treats for Dogs

The Scoop on Treats for Dogs

If you wonder if dogs really need treats, all you have to do is produce a bag of dog treats and see the joy it elicits. Spoiling your pooch with his favorite fun and tasty treat can be about more...

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Common Dog Diseases in Arizona

Common Dog Diseases in Arizona

It’s important for pooch parents to stay on top of dog health and be aware of dog health problems that are prevalent in their region. There are a number of common dog diseases in Arizona that have potentially devastating effects...

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Stress on Pets

Stress on Pets

Your pooch is pampered, and your cat lives the Life of Riley, so how could stress be an issue for your pets? According to Cat Behavior Associtates1, every living thing is capable of experiencing stress. Anxiety and tension can be...

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How to DIY Vaccines

How to DIY Vaccines

Breeders, kennels, shelters, rescue groups and adoption agencies routinely order dog and cat vaccinations. It makes more sense than schlepping everyone to a veterinarian for shots. If the way your pooch freaks out when visiting veterinarian hospitals or the cost...

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Benefits of Raising Backyard Chickens

Benefits of Raising Backyard Chickens

There’s a growing trend in cities and suburbs across the nation: raising backyard chickens. Keeping a flock of fowl isn’t everyone’s cup of, well, broth, but many are realizing the benefits of raising backyard chickens. If you’ve never considered it...

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Dog Food Nutrition: Making Sense of Label Lingo

Dog Food Nutrition: Making Sense of Label Lingo

You’re a responsible pooch parent. You make regularly scheduled appointments with the vet. You keep Roscoe well-groomed, and he has more toys than most human children. You want to feed him well, too, but that’s where the trouble starts. Reading...

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