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The Link Between Diet and Doggy Dental Health: How What You Feed Your Pet Can Affect Their Teeth and Gums

A standard recommendation for maintaining your dog's dental health is daily brushing. However, it can be challenging to maintain this habit over a long time. This leaves your dog in danger of dental problems. It is especially true since their dental health is affected by the type of food they eat.

Happy Holidays: Safe Traveling Tips When Bringing Your Pet

The increased need for security for traveling with your pet is crucial. Pet owners should take extra precautions when traveling with their furry friends. Consider taking the following safety traveling tips when bringing your pet.

How to Give Pills to Your Cat Easily

Most cat owners struggle to give their cats pills. Even vets have a hard time doing it. It may sound like an easy task, but it requires a strategy to avoid getting bitten or injured. You also want to avoid an instance of your feline spitting out the medication. Read on to learn the easy ways to give your cat pills.

What Are the Common Signs of Diabetes in Pets?

Diabetes in pets has similarities to that in humans. The condition causes the body to lack the ability to process glucose, the prime energy source for the body’s cells. During digestion, your body absorbs sugar as food passes through the intestines. It transports them into the cells lining the intestines and converts them into simple sugars or glucose. 

How Often Should I Exercise My Dog?

Exercise for dogs has more than physical benefits. It is great for mental stimulation and socializing since dogs are pack animals. As you take your dog for a walk or run out in the park, it gets to meet other dogs and make friends. As it does this, it learns to self-regulate and works on its behavior issues.

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