Posts Tagged ‘dog health’

 
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How hot is too hot?

Friday, December 11th, 2020
Just like us, dogs can suffer from the effects of too much sun, with older dogs most at risk. Heat and sun require dog owners to take some extra precautions to help their canine companions avoid discomfort, sunburn and s
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Should you shave your pet for summer?

Tuesday, December 8th, 2020
As summer is now in full swing and the days are longer and hotter, we tend to shed clothes until we are down to shorts or swimsuits. As a responsible pet owner, we want what is best for our furry friends. However, is it
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Excessive drinking in Dogs

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
While it is normal for dogs to lap up the water, you may notice that your pup is drinking more than what they normally do. This may be alarming to some while others dismiss it as thirst or over exercising. However, there
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Hiking with your dog

Thursday, January 9th, 2020
If you love the outdoors, I’m sure you’re canine companion would be able to make them much more enjoyable by accompanying you. Your pup will love the freedom that comes with hiking as well as allowing them to explore
Nail Clipping

Alternatives to Nail Clipping

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
Some dog owners know all too well the struggle of trying to cut their pet’s nails. It can be arduous process as many pets don’t like their paw area being handled. Pets begin to stress out and can become agitated and
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Pet Cancer True Stories: Remembering Ra

Friday, May 30th, 2014
At Petplan we offer our clients peace of mind knowing that they will be able to provide their pet with the best treatment possible should they fall unexpectedly ill or get injured in an accident. More often than not our
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Pet Cancer Prevention

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
It’s far better to avoid cancer than it to have to treat it. Pets are just as likely to get cancer as we are, so what can do to improve the odds? 1. Choice of pet Its not a big deal for cats, but for dogs there are som
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Common Cancers in Dogs and Cats

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Cancer is common One in three people, dogs and cats will develop a cancer over their lifetime. Some are curable, some are able to be held in remission for periods of time, and some are manageable. Knowing the most common
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Top 10 Things to Know about Pet Cancer

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
1. Cancer is not one disease The word cancer (meaning ‘crab’ to describe how it reaches out into the tissues it grows in) describes an abnormal growth with the capacity to grow and kill. Cancers that grow (in differe
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Deadly Heartworm Disease

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
When it comes to the potentially deadly heartworm disease, prevention is better than treatment. It is important that vets and dog owners discuss preventative care options. Recently, an expert panel in Australia has devel