• Understanding Why Your Dog Is Scratching

    Understanding Why Your Dog Is Scratching

    Dogs can scratch for a lot of different reasons. They usually scratch because they have a real itch. It can be the result of a flea bite, an allergy, or something that irritates them. If ...

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Does Your Dog Have Allergies?

Constant scratching, tail-chasing, coughing and wheezing, eye and nose discharges – if these symptoms can be observed on your pet dog, chances are very likely that he/she is suffering from allergies. Yes, dogs, just like their masters can suffer from allergies. Roughly about 20 percent of the dogs living in our homes suffer from some […]

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Is Peanut Butter OK For Dogs?

YES!  People have been giving their dogs peanut butter as long as they’ve made peanut butter.  Even vets recommend it, especially when you need to hide a pill in something tasty.  Gourmet doggy bakeries make all kinds of incredible dog cookies using peanut butter, not to mention many beautiful cakes for dogs feature peanut butter […]

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Dealing With Asthma in Cats

Asthma is not only a human disorder, but is also found in some cats. You should have your cat checked by a vet if you suspect this disorder. Leaving feline asthma untreated can result in permanent damage to your cat’s lungs and heart. Feline asthma is an immune-mediated disease characterized by symptoms ranging from infrequent, […]

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Causes Of Seizures in Dogs

The terms convulsions, seizures, and epilepsy have over time become interchangeable. The primary meaning of convulsion is a sudden uncontrollable attack. In the context of seizures, it should be understood as violent, uncontrollable contractions of muscles. The medical term for recurrent and unprovoked seizures is termed as epilepsy, but seizures may also occur in dogs […]

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Cat Urinary Tract Infection Home Remedies

Urinary tract infection in cats is a serious problem, often leading to serious repercussions if not treated in time. There is, however, a different approach to the entire matter of feline UTI, as more and more veterinarians are adopting a holistic approach to use herbal and homeopathic bladder infection treatment for cats to resist infection and […]

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What to Do About Your Dog’s Dry Skin

An expert can ascertain the general health of a pet simply by observing the skin and coat. Dry skin tends to spoil the glossy coat and often leads to excessive itching and scratching in pets. Before you do anything about it, it is advisable that you ensure that the dry skin and the resultant itching is […]

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Can a Dog Sense a Natural Disaster?

Can a Dog Sense a Natural Disaster?

With the earthquake in Haiti and the tsunami in Indonesia and other natural disasters, people often wonder if a dog sense a natural disaster. Scientifically, the evidence about whether a dog can sense a natural disaster seems to be inconclusive. Some owners claim that their dogs have warned them immediately before an earthquake has occurred. […]

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