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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 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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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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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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Canine Cushing’s Disease: Symptoms, Treatment

Excessive thirst and frequent urination are signs of four serious canine medical problems, including diabetes, kidney problems, liver disease and Canine Cushing’s Disease. Regrettably, not treating Cushing’s Disease could precipitate the others. After running basic tests, your veterinarian has eliminated the first three, leaving Cushing’s Disease as the diagnosis. What is Canine Cushing’s Disease? Cushing’s […]

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