Treating Young Kittens And Young Puppies With Flea Infestations

Posted on: 21 May 2015

Flea infestations in kittens and puppies -- particularly those less than eight to ten weeks old -- can be very dangerous. Many people underestimate the risk of these small insects, assuming that they cannot cause much damage. In fact, young kittens and puppies can become anemic, go into shock and even die from a flea infestation, in addition to being in a state of constant distress. Unfortunately, it can be very challenging to get rid of fleas on animals too small to be properly treated but it is possible:
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Does Your Pooch Refuse to Eat? How to Correct a Treat-Spoiled Dog

Posted on: 15 May 2015

It is super easy to spoil a dog, just as you can spoil your children or grandchildren. But a spoiled dog is not as easy to notice as a child is. For example, if you frequently give your dog treats, he or she may think that they can have treats instead of the healthier foods you're offering them. Your first thought if they won't eat is that they are sick and you might begin to worry.
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Losing A Leg: What You Need To Know About Having A Tripod Dog

Posted on: 13 May 2015

Whether through injury or disease, some dogs end up with a leg that is so broken, or crushed, or infected, or ridden with tumors, that it makes sense to remove it entirely. The good news is that dogs can do well with three legs -- they are affectionately known as "tripods." As an owner dealing with your pet's recent surgery, recovery and ongoing quality of life, what do you need to know about caring for your three-legged animal?
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Pet Sneezing Like Crazy? 4 Tips For Helping Your Pet Through Allergy Season

Posted on: 27 April 2015

Does your dog or cat suffer from allergies? Some signs of pet allergies include sneezing, watery eyes, itchy ears or a clear nasal discharge. If your pets exhibits any of those symptoms, chances are that it's suffering from some type of environmental allergy. Luckily, there are some simple treatment methods that will relieve your pet's allergy symptoms. Bring in an Air Purifier The same pollutants and allergens that affect you inside your home could also be affecting your pets.
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