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Hypothyroidism is common in dogs and is usually very easy to treat. What is hypothyroidism? What… [more]
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Would your dog benefit from a probiotic?
As well as being helpful for reducing the side effects of antibiotic therapy, probiotics can help with other situations such as stress, as well as general digestive health.
Find out about which bacteria are used for dog probiotics and products with high numbers of beneficial bacteria.
Can arthritis be delayed? Does starting treatment before symptoms are detected, slow the progression?
What are the symptoms? What changes in your dog suggest that arthritis is developing?
What are the newest treatments?
Did you know that most allergies, including pollen and food, make the skin of a dog itch?
Find out how to recognize the symptoms of allergies.
Learn about the types of allergies and the various treatments that are available.
Find out how to reduce the risk of your dog getting a tick.
Do you know how to safely remove a tick and minimize the risk of disease?
Which medications are effective against ticks?
Fleas can make your dog miserable, and may carry diseases.
Flea treatments are quick and simple to use; and are a lot easier than trying to eliminate a flea infestation.
Find out about the medications available.
Does your dog get frightened by loud noises, get separation anxiety, or have an obsessive behavior?
A DAP (dog appeasing pheromone) collar or other DAP product could be really helpful.
DAP is secreted by mothers for 3 to 5 days after pups are born to keep them calm and feeling secure. It works for all ages of dogs.