Category Archive: Health Issues

A Few Helpful Tips for Walking your Dog in Winter

When it drops below freezing outside, it is important to be ready ahead of time. If you live in part of the country that gets snow or freezing rain there are some things you can do to make things easier when walking your dog. When it snows more than 3-4″ outside, it obscures everything. Walking …

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Preparing your Dog for Cold Weather

Yep, it is that time of year again. The leaves are either a beautiful shade of color, or have fallen from the trees already. This of course signals that colder weather is about to set in. And unless you live in one of the few parts of the country that gets to enjoy 60-70 degree …

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Winter Care And Your Dog

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During the cold months of winter you need to be prepared for contingencies. For people that live in southern California, Arizona, or other warm year round climates, freezing temperatures and potential snowfall are not usually an issue. If you make up the majority of people however, it is always wise to be as prepared as …

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Hot Humid Weather And Your Dog

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This time of year can be strenuous for people that have to deal with hot and humid weather. The same is no different for your dog. When the weather is pushing temperatures past 80 degrees and in some places 100+, staying cool is very important. Yes it is true that dogs have a different way …

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Warm Weather And Flea Season

dog with cone

It is now spring time and with the warmer weather also comes fleas. Fleas are the bane of all dogs and warding them off is a troublesome endeavor unless you take proper action. The truth is that long haired dogs suffer the worst not because fleas like them better, but because they are harder to …

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Preparing For Cooler Weather

cold dog

Now that summer is coming to a close, it is time to start preparing for cooler weather. There is still some time for a trip to the beach with your dog, but it is time to start looking at getting ready for the change in season. Therefore here is a checklist to look over to …

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When Your Dog Gets Pneumonia

As most dog owners would agree, you want your dog to be healthy. Not surprisingly dogs can get many of the very same illnesses that people get. One of these is pneumonia. This is more commonly found in young puppies under 1 year of age, but sometimes older dogs can get it as well. If …

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