Constipation in Dogs: Causes and Treatment

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Signs Your Dog is Constipated The signs of constipation in dogs are typically what you would expect and are similar to what we experience as humans. You may notice your dog hasn’t gone in a while or is struggling to go when he is trying to defecate. The most common and obvious signs your dog…

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Cushing’s Syndrome in Dogs

What is Cushing’s Syndrome? If you’ve heard of Cushing’s Syndrome or Cushing’s Disease, you may be wondering just exactly what it is. Cushing’s Syndrome is a disease that can be found in both dogs and cats, even humans. It is more common in dogs than cats and has become a more increasingly popular disease dogs…

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How to Tell if Your Dog Has a Fever

Can dogs get fevers? Yes, they can. Whether you notice your dog is a little under the weather or acting unusual, you may be wondering if your dog is sick. Dogs can get fevers for a number of reasons. Usually they are fighting off an infection of some sort or they are having a bad…

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A Guide to Cat Pregnancy

It has been said that cats can sense pregnancy in humans, but can we sense when our cats are pregnant? Whether you are wanting to breed your cat, have an unexpected cat pregnancy, or are simply wondering how cat pregnancies work, this guide on cat pregnancy can help. Understanding how cats get pregnant, what a…

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5 Common Dog Skin Conditions Pet Owners Should Be Aware Of

Does my dog have a skin condition? If you notice any changes to your dog’s skin or fur and see him in discomfort, your furry friend may be suffering from a skin condition. Identifying which skin condition your dog has can be difficult due to the number of possible skin problems and the similar symptoms…

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5 Signs Your Dog is Overheating

It’s summertime, and with that comes hotter temperatures. Did you know that your dog can get overheated too? What’s different about dogs is that they have a harder time cooling their bodies off than humans do. Knowing the signs of overheating in your dog, ways to quickly cool your dog down, and how you can…

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Cat Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

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Oh no! Your cat has been making a lot of trips to the litter box to pee lately, and now they’re straining and crying out when they urinate. Maybe they’ve even become frightened of the litter box and started peeing on your carpet! These are all red flags that may lead to concerns that your…

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What is Kennel Cough in Dogs? Symptoms & Treatments

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Why Is My Dog Coughing? It can be tough to know if your pet is really sick. Just because your dog is coughing, it doesn’t always mean he or she is sick. It’s normal for dogs to cough occasionally, because they’re sniffing, licking, and panting all the time, which causes them to breath in dust…

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Dog Allergy Symptoms That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

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Like humans, dogs are susceptible to many types of allergies including skin allergies, food allergies, and environmental concerns. Fortunately, most allergies are easily treated, but it is possible for dogs to develop an acute allergy, which can be far more serious.   Being aware of dog allergy symptoms allows pet owners to seek treatment. Even if…

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3 Signs Your Dog is Sick

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When you love your dogs like family it can be heartbreaking when they get sick. A sick dog that does not feel well will not act like its normal self. In order to provide your pup with the best possible care, you need to have a general understanding of the signs that could point to…

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