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9 September, 2018

Diatomaceous Earth for Dogs: Uses, Benefits, and More!

Diatomaceous earth for dogs has become quite a popular home-remedy pet owners are running too! Used to treat bed bugs, parasites, and more! Diatomaceous earth claims to have a multitude of benefits! But, what exactly is this product? and does it even work? Read on to learn more about Diatomaceous earth for dogs. Diatomite: What is Diatomaceous Earth for Dogs? …

7 September, 2018

Heart Murmur in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

It is not something any owner wants to hear: “Your dog has a heart murmur.” But the truth is, having a heart murmur is very different from having heart disease or heart failure. This article explains what a heart murmur is and what the implications of having a murmur are, both good and bad. Read on to learn more about heart …

7 September, 2018

Pesky Parasites 101: Ear Mites in Dogs

Is your dog is continuously scratching their ears? Do they have a discharge from their ear canal, or do their ears seem irritated and inflamed? They may have ear mites! Ear mites in dogs are no fun at all! If left untreated, they can cause permanent ear problems and infections in the future. The good news is that ear mites …

7 September, 2018

A Guide to Cherry Eye in Dogs: Is This A Dog Eye Infection?

Most dog owners have heard about a condition often called “cherry eye in dogs.” But many seem to think that it’s not a major condition and that it won’t affect their pups health. Because of this, the issue is left untreated. But there’s nothing pretty or desirable about cherry eye. In many cases, it can lead to a deterioration of …

6 September, 2018

Planned Pethood: A Guide to the Famous Dr. Jeff Rocky Mountain Vet!

The brainchild of TV vet Dr. Jeff, Rocky Mountain Vet, Denver’s Planned Pethood is known around the country for its low-cost spay-neuter mobile vans, its training programs for vets, and its state-of-the-art veterinary hospital. Learn all about Dr. Jeff’s amazing vision here. What is Planned Pethood and Planned Pethood Plus? Not to be confused with Planned Parenthood, Planned Pethood is …

31 August, 2018

The Ultimate Guide to Von Willebrand Disease in Dogs

Von Willebrand disease in dogs is perhaps a condition that most pet parents have already heard of! Von Willebrand disease in dogs is an autosomal recessive condition that tends to affect a great deal of the canine population. However, today the disease seems to be most prevalent in the Doberman Pinschers, Shetland Sheepdog, and Chesapeake Bay Retriever dog breeds. So, …