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3 Reasons Why Your Pets Dental Health is Important

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Do you have a cute little puppy or kitty that you absolutely adore? Pets can easily become a part of our family and feel like a loved one. We take care of them to make sure they stay clean and healthy, and we feed them and give them fresh water to make sure they stay hydrated and full of nutritious food. We let them sleep, and we take them out for walks or play with them to keep them happy and in shape. Another thing we have to think about is our pet’s dental health, as it can be very important. In fact, older pets should be getting check-ups twice per year anyways!

46,3000,000 households in American own dogs and 38,900,000 own cats. That is a whole lot of pets! Here are three reasons why you and all of these other pet owners should care about their furry friend’s teeth.

1. Dental disease can bec

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Owning a Dog Comes With a lot of Responsibility

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Dogs are referred to as “man’s best friend,” and it’s easy to see why. More than 46 million households in the U.S. own at least one dog, and many own two or more. As a percentage of the population, about 37% to 47% of people own a dog. Being a dog owner comes with a great deal of responsibility. You have to not only take care of your dog, but you also have to ensure that you keep other people safe from your dog.

A main way you have to take care of your dog is to provide it with adequate food, water and shelter. Most dogs need to eat at least twice a day and sometimes more. As for water, you should check your dog’s bowl several times a day and refill it as needed. When providing shelter, it’s usually pretty simple. Most dogs can stay in a house or apartment with no trouble, but that may not always work. If y

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Heartworms, Your Dog, and What to Do Next

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Dogs have been companions for people for thousands of years. In fact, dogs and people have very often been the best of friends to one another, making life much more joyful and pleasant for both species.

To state the obvious, dogs come in all shapes and sizes. For that matter, so do their owners. Dogs, no matter their breed, size, or shape, can be very susceptible to heartworms. With upwards of 80 million dogs being owned in the United States alone, veterinary diagnostics have become quite reliable when it comes to gauging the severity of the heartworm antigen.

Heartworms can be a very serious and potentially fatal disease in dogs and other pets, as well. This is true

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Important Ideas on Choosing a Nest Box for Your Chicken

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In keeping up with proper animal welfare, it important you find functional ways for poultry farming. As most people are looking to rear chicken for eggs or meat, many are opting to upcycle materials from their farms to make chicken nesting boxes. These recycled materials are readily available, and they significantly cut the cost of poultry farming.

Basically, chicken nest boxes can be made from almost any non-toxic material from your backyard. Materials such as rubber storage boxes, buckets, crates or any sizeable container can be turned into a clean and safe nest box. Portability and the easy to clean are your main factors when looking to make a Read more ...

Are You Considering Veterinary Surgery Options?

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Pets are important members of a family. In fact, for many pet owners their animals are treated as well as many children. If these same pet owners get devastating news like the diagnosis of cancer in animals that they love, difficult choices need to be made. From making a financial commitment for cancer treatments for pets to making the painful decision to put a pet to sleep, the diagnosis of cancer in animals is never good news.
Veterinary surgical procedures have made a lot of progress in the last few decades, but the medical progress does not always help with the emotional implications.
At the very least, owners can feel like they have done everything possible if

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