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Canine Hepatitis, Core Vaccination

Canine Hepatitis is an acute liver infection in dogs caused by the Canine mastadenovirus formerly known as Canine adenovirus (CAV1).  Also, it is responsible for diseases in wolves, bears, and coyotes. It is one of the diseases that a vaccine is vital to keep down the spread of this disease. Canine Hepatitis is spread through direct contact…

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Alternative Exercises Including Pets

Alternative hiking for dog

Alternative exercises for your dog/pet is a fun way to keep them from getting bored. While walking is good for them, seeing the same old neighborhood can get a little boring after a while. Hiking, swimming, agility classes are just a few exercises you can share with your pet and keep their mind stimulated. Pets…

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Human Foods to Avoid Giving Dogs

Human food being eyed by a dog

Human food is not the best food to give your dog. Foods that you should avoid giving your dog are alcohol, chocolate, caffeine, coffee, raisins, grapes, macadamia nuts, onions, garlic, chives, and xylitol. Side Effects of Human Food on Dogs Alcohol or foods containing alcohol, cause serious side effects in your dog. Depression of the nervous…

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Mites in Your Cats/Dogs Ears

Mites that get in dogs ears shown under a microscope

Mites or can wreck havoc on the ears of your pets. And just what are ear mites and what causes them? They are parasites known as Otodectes cynotis, that feed on the oils, wax, and debris in the ears of your pets.  Generally signs of infestation is redness on the inside of the ears, a brownish…

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