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How to Know If Your Dog Has Tape Worms

Tapeworm infections are common in cats and dogs. When they swallow an infected flea, the worm hatches and grows inside the animal. The tapeworm consists of segments that are about as big as a grain of rice. 138 more words

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How Do I Know If My Dog Has Worms?

Puppies and dogs can become infested with parasitic worms in various ways. They may eat dirt containing worm eggs, eat infected wildlife or swallow infected fleas. 319 more words

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Normal Dog Temperature?

he temperature of a healthy normal dog is 101 °F (38 °C). However, the temperature of a healthy dog ranges from 99 °F to 102.5 °F (37.2 °C-39.2 °C). 224 more words

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How to Treat Puppy Strangles in Dogs

Puppy strangles (aka juvenile pyoderma and juvenile cellulitis)  is a serious dog skin condition that affects puppies 4-16 weeks of age. Some breeds of dogs are predisposed of this condition.  523 more words

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Tick Removal

Ticks are small insects that feed on the blood of a host by using their mouths to latch onto the skin. According to WebMD, most tick bites do not cause serious health problems, but it is important to remove a tick from your skin as soon as you notice it. 272 more words

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Do Dogs Need to Be Tested for Heartworm Even if They Are on Heartguard All Year Long?

You know that canine heartworm disease can be deadly — so you’re always certain to give your dog his monthly heartworm preventative tablet. Since he’s on the medication year-round, why does your vet insist on a heartworm test before she writes you an annual prescription? 1,062 more words

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Spring Pet Poisons

Gardening season is here! Plant bulbs are just as excited to break through the ground to add some color to our yards as we are to see some greenery! 1,107 more words

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