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Healing Your Pet With Acupuncture

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a holistic medical practice involving the insertion of tiny metal needles into points on the body and the subsequent stimulation of the points. This alternative medicine treatment is a common feature in Chinese traditional medicine where it is believed to help re-balance one’s life energy, also known as chi or […]

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What are the Best Dogs for Children?

I get calls quite often from people wanting to know what would be a great dog to get for the family since they have children. They’re looking for a dog that is kid friendly and will make a good addition to the family. Of course there isn’t one particular breed that’s the best for everybody […]

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Is Your Home Safe for Your Dog?

Dogs have a tendency of trying to eat just about everything they come across. In most cases, this causes some slight discomfort. There are things, however, that can be dangerous enough to cause death to your dog if he eats them. Common Household Dangers for Dogs 1) Antifreeze: Many people do not realize it, but […]

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Skin Irritationand Itching in Dogs

Skin Irritation, Itching in Dogs

Dogs can suffer from skin problems just as humans can. How you treat or try to alleviate the particular problem your dog is having will depend on what is causing it. Below I will cover a few of the most common skin irritations in dogs. One of the most common skin problems that dogs suffer […]

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Health risks associated with owning an exotic pet

Health Risks Associated With Exotic Pets

Pet ownership always has its ups and downs. There are tremendous joys and significant responsibilities associated with owning both exotic and domestic pets. However, exotic pets pose an additional challenge: health risks. Let’s take a look at the most common health risks associated with owning exotic pets. Salmonella Salmonella are bacteria that are present on […]

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Obesity in Dogs

The Problem of Dog Obesity

The fact that a dog is chubby does not necessarily mean that he/she is happy. Unfortunately, just like with humans, obesity in dogs can be a serious health risk and often leads to depression. Many different things can be to blame for dog obesity but two of the biggest are overeating and lack of exercise. […]

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