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Dog Ear Infection: A Comprehensive Guide For Pet Owners
20 February, 2018

Dog Ear Infection: A Comprehensive Guide For Pet Owners

A dog ear infection is no fun. The itching and inflammation in their ear, the only way to be able to find relief is by shaking their head, rubbing against any object at hand, or constantly scratching; it all sucks. Dog ear infections can also be a sign of something serious. It is important to get them diagnosed and treated …

The Golden Rules About Golden Paste for Dogs
20 February, 2018

The Golden Rules About Golden Paste for Dogs

Have you ever heard of the miracle of turmeric root and its range of different benefits for your dog? Whether you have or haven’t, you are about to rock your dog’s world with golden paste and all the wonderful benefits it can have on your dog. It can help alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, put a stop to the growth of …

Dog Lipoma! A Visual Guide for Concerned Pet Parents
18 February, 2018

Dog Lipoma! A Visual Guide for Concerned Pet Parents

Discovering lumps and bumps on your dog can cause immediate panic.  Dog parents always assume the worst-case scenario: cancer.  Many lumps are often benign fatty tumors called: dog lipoma. The word “tumor” sounds scary, but lipomas are just fatty tissue buildup, which are typically harmless unless they limit mobility. A veterinarian should evaluate any new lumps that do not go …

The Bordetella Vaccine Side Effects, Cost, Tips and, More
16 February, 2018

The Bordetella Vaccine: Side Effects, Cost, Tips and, More

Many organizations, such as doggy daycare centers, kennels, or boarding facilities will require dogs to receive the Bordetella vaccine or the kennel cough vaccine before they are permitted to enter the facility. What is the Bordetella vaccine? Does my dog even need it? Here is everything you need to know about the Bordetella vaccine and kennel cough vaccine to make …

My First Puppy! Understanding How Puppy Shots Work
16 February, 2018

Puppy Shots: The Guide on Caring for Your First Puppy!

Bringing an adorable, soft bundle of joy into your home is a wonderful thing, but when you get a puppy for the first time you should know that they are depending on your right away. You are their fur parent, and they will rely on you every day for their needs. That includes getting their puppy shots and protecting them …

A Glance at the Leptospirosis Vaccine for Dogs
14 February, 2018

 A Glance at the Leptospirosis Vaccine for Dogs

Leptospirosis vaccine for dogs is perhaps the most controversial vaccine pet parents talk about. As pet parents, we want to ensure that our beloved pooch is well protected from diseases that may be easily preventable. But, what do you do as a pet owner when you know that the vaccination against a disease can be just as dangerous? In this …