Archive For The “Health” Category

Podcast- Gunnars Wheels Foundation Gives Free Loaner Wheels For Dogs

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Podcast- Gunnars Wheels Foundation Gives Free Loaner Wheels For Dogs

  Three years ago Jason Parker’s dog Gunnar was hit by a truck and lost the use of his rear legs. Generous people helped Jason buy a wheelchair for Gunnar. Now Jason payig it forward with a unique program that provides wheels for dogs at no charge! Jason even covers the shipping cost anywhere in…

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Podcast: What is on Pet Food Labels and Why You Should Care plus super food treats

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Podcast: What is on Pet Food Labels and Why You Should Care plus super food treats

  Do you know many dog treats are high calorie and not so good for your dog? Kelly Ison tells us about the importance of health food dog treats, and do you know the importance of what is on pet food labels? Mary Emma Young from the Pet Food Institute explains what is on pet food…

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Barking Dogs That Drive People Insane

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Barking Dogs That Drive People Insane

by Kevin Davies   A barking dog can be very upsetting and annoying to most people, and can cause your neighbors to report you to the local dog control. It is important to understand that your dog is not barking just to annoy you and the neighbors, they are indeed trying to communicate with you…

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Senior Moments: What to Feed an Old Dog to Make Them Comfortable

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Senior Moments: What to Feed an Old Dog to Make Them Comfortable

by Hindy Pearson   What to feed an old dog – what a minefield that is!!   I say minefield because of the copious amounts of conflicting information that make it tough to know what to do. What is simple is knowing there is no one food that is right for every older dog.  …

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Podcast-Everything You Need to Know About Pain Management in 20 Minutes

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Podcast-Everything You Need to Know About Pain Management in 20 Minutes

Dr Michael Petty gives us a comprehensive look at pain management and treatment for dogs. Can you recognize the signs of pain in your dog? It may not be your dog “just getting old” that is keeping him or her from doing the normal things it has always enjoyed doing but chronic or acute pain…..

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Does Your Dog or Cat Have a Drinking Problem?

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Does Your Dog or Cat Have a Drinking Problem?

Is your dog or cat drinking more than normal? Have you noticed your cat suddenly drinking from the tap or your dog drinking out of the toilet? If so, the cause could be a significant underlying disease…. In this post, Laura Du Pre, Veterinary Surgeon and Clinical Director of leading Yorkshire based vets Calder Vets,…

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Senior Moments-Dog Dental Care Adds Quality of Life

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Senior Moments-Dog Dental Care Adds Quality of Life

by Hindy Pearson   Wait…don’t leave!! You saw the words “senior dog” and you think because you don’t have one this information doesn’t apply to you. Oh, but it does!   February is National Pet Dental Health Month, so I am taking this opportunity to remind everyone of the importance of taking their dog’s oral…

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February is Pet Dental Health Month

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February is Pet Dental Health Month

  Preventive oral care is not only necessary for pets, it’s also a financially sound choice for pet owners. In 2016, the average claim amount for pet teeth cleaning and polishing was $178. In contrast, the average claim amount for treating dental-related disease was $214. Periodontal disease accounted for the most dental pet insurance claims…

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Why Probiotics are Important for Your Pet’s Health

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Why Probiotics are Important for Your Pet’s Health

by Heather Holmes   I’m one of the millions of people who love their dog more than almost any human.  Because my dog, Jewel, is like my child, I’d do almost anything to make her happy and to keep her healthy. I want to ensure her proper digestion, immune health, dental health, and I want to…

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Senior Moments-How to Exercise a Senior Dog

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Senior Moments-How to Exercise a Senior Dog

by Hindy Pearson   Are you baffled by the words exercise and senior dog appearing in the same sentence? Do you believe that senior dogs no longer need exercise? That they’re quite happy sitting, or should I say, lying around napping?   I can assure you senior dogs need exercise, it is simply a matter…

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