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How Do Dogs Get Heartworm?

Canine Heartworm

Heartworm or Dirofilariosis is a widespread and potentially deadly parasitic disease that can be observed everywhere around the world. The causative agent of the disease are worms that live and persist inside the heart, the associated blood vessels, and the the lungs causing organ dysfunctions, heart failure, severe lung disease and anemia. About Heartworm The worms inside the dog’s body …

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How Do Dogs Get Parvo?

Sick Dog

Parvovirosis, also known as Parvo, represents a highly contagious disease caused by the Canine parvovirus. The virus causes severe illness and can be potentially dangerous. It’s considered to be the no. 1 killer in dogs less than 1 year of age. The puppy vaccines contain parvoviral agents, amongst few others, that boost the dog’s immune response with subsequent production of …

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How Much Benadryl for a Dog

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Benadryl is widely used antihistaminic in humans and dogs blocking the biological effects of histamine inside the organism. Why Give your Dog Benadryl? The active ingredient in Benadryl is diphenhydramine. Primarily the medication alleviates symptoms induced by allergic reactions such as intense inching, eye discharge, frequent sneezing, nose discharge, and can be also used to treat anxiety and motion sickness …

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How to Clean Dog Ears

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Sticking to basic hygiene protocols regarding your dog’s ears can help you prevent the occurrence of nasty acute and chronic ear inflammation. The external ear canal is home to numerous bacteria and fungi that don’t cause any problems, but at a certain point which no one can predict, the micro flora can turn pathogenic and infective causing external otitis. It’s …

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel – Do They Shed?

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The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a toy dog, lively and energetic and always happy to be with their owners. One of the most adaptable of breeds, this furry-eared pooch is extremely friendly and loves to hang out with children and other dogs. They are eager to please, patient and do not need a lot of exercise. It is easy …

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Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, One of the Best Breeds…

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Small in size, very elegant and royal, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniels is a very cheerful and active dog. They are famous for their companion skills for centuries. Want to know everything about this breed?  Then please keep reading. There are many excellent reasons why one can choose the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel as a pet or even as a …

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Common Dog Tooth Problems To Watch Out For

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If you are a dog owner, you would want your canine friend to remain free from any kind of dental problems. But certain things are not in your hands and dental problem in your dog is one such thing. Dental conditions in dogs can cause them much oral discomfort. As such, you need to take effective measures as soon as …

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Dog Food – What Are The Different Types Available?

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Each dog is different and what you feed your dog depends on a number of factors. So, if you have a husky, a golden retriever, a pug and a chihuahua at home you cannot feed them the same type of food, just because they belong to the canine category. You need to consider a number of factors like the breed …

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What You Need To Know About Treating Your Lice Infested Dog

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Though lice infestation is not deadly for the dog, it is important that you treat your dog immediately when you see signs of the infestations. Unfortunately, many dog owners are unaware of what they need to do to get rid of the lice infecting their pet’s body. And in this post, we list out seven things you must keep in …

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How to Buy and Use Parasite Preventives On Your Dog or Cat

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Fleas and ticks are a pet parent’s worst nightmare and an approaching flea/tick season can make pet owners even more anxious. However, by being a little proactive you can safeguard your beloved pet against a host of parasites such as fleas, ticks, chewing lice and mites. Many over-the-counter pest control products are effective in repelling all kinds of pet parasites, …

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