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Depressed Pet? How Can You Help Them?

Do you ever look at your pet and think they looked depressed? Just like their human companions, dogs, cats, horses, and many other animals, can dip into a state of depression. There are a number of reasons as to why a pet may become depressed, and it’s important to know what to look for, and […]

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Keep Your Pet’s Eyes Healthy

Much like us, as our pets age and experience health issues, their eyes tend to weaken. The eye health of our pets is not something we often think about, but it is important to feed our pets a diet that is rich in eye supportive nutrients. It is also important to examine our pet’s eyes […]

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Paw Irritation? How to Keep Your Pet’s Paws Healthy

When we think about the health of our pets, we often times overlook the smaller, less visible areas of their bodies such as the paws. However, these areas need just as much attention. The paws of our dogs and cats are in frequent use. Without healthy paws, mobility can be quite challenging. Here are some […]

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What is Kennel Cough? Know What to Look For & What to Do

What is it? Kennel cough in a dog occurs when he or she contracts the Bordetella bronchiseptica bacteria while already carrying a virus such as adenovirus, parainfluenza, canine herpes, or distemper. It is easily passed from dog to dog through droplets lingering in the air from a sneeze or cough or fromĀ a surface that has […]

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How to Keep Your Pet’s Joints Healthy

Is your pet experiencing joint pain? Here are some signs to look for, and ways to improve their joint health. What to Look For If your pet is experiencing any of the following, they may be suffering from joint pain… – lameness that comes and goes – difficulty rising – stiffness – swollen or tender […]

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Benefits of Dirt! Why Does Your Horse Roll In It?

Dirt has multiple benefits for many animals, including humans. However, the benefits can be different from species to species. If you are a horse owner or if you’ve ever been around a horse, you’ve probably seen them roll in the dirt. Here are 7 reasons why horses choose to roll in the dirt… 1. Prevent […]

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How to Reduce Pet Anxiety

Some Signs that Your Pet May Be Anxious 1. Loss of appetite 2. Rapid breathing or excessive panting 3. Body Language – tense face, will not make eye contact – tail low or tucked – ears laid back – head turned away 4. Depressed 5. Lethargic 6. Fur or skin not shiny, hair loss, major […]

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Ehrlichosis & Dogs: What is this Tick-Borne Disease?

What is Ehrlichosis? Ehrlichosis is a bacterial infection transmitted by ticks. An infection that affects the white blood cells, it can lead to issues with the function of bone marrow and blood cell production. Ehrlichosis is transmitted by the Brown Dog Tick and the Lone Star Tick. Types of Ehrlichosis & What to Look For […]

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Our Pets and Lyme disease

Summer brings warm, sunny weather, which draws people and their pets into the great outdoors. But what’s lurking on those tall grasses, trees, and fallen logs could be enough to keep you away. Tiny little ticks the size of a pin head can potentially wreak havoc on the body. What is Lyme Disease?Lyme disease is […]