Why Is My Dog Chewing His Paws?

Why Is My Dog Chewing His Paws?

For anyone who’s ever owned a dog, they can attest to the many ritualistic behaviors that are part of their pet’s daily routine. For example, it’s not unusual to see a dog grooming himself, which may include a full-body shake after getting wet, rolling around in the grass to ‘comb’ his fur, and of cours...
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Pet Dental Care Basics

Pet Dental Care Basics

  Bad breath in a dog is often dismissed simply as “doggy breath.” In fact, it may signal periodontal disease, which is the most common ailment suffered by dogs and cats over 3 years old. Preventing periodontal disease can result in longer, healthier lives for pets.Unfortunately, dental...
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What is Lyme Disease?

What is Lyme Disease?

What is Lyme Disease? This disease was named after the town in Connecticut where an outbreak was first described. A microscopic bacteria, scientifically known as Borrelia burgdorferi, is transmitted through the bite of a tick. This type of bacteria is called a spirochete because of its coiled or corkscr...
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Cat Diarrhea: Causes and Remedies

Cat Diarrhea: Causes and Remedies

  What is diarrhea? Diarrhea is the rapid movement of ingested material through the intestine, resulting in one or more of the following: increased frequency of bowel movements, loose stools, or increased amount of stool. Cats usually don’t have diarrhea, at least not when they’re healthy. When it...
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