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What Are the Most Common Dental Diseases for Dogs and Cats?

Dental diseases are the cause of many health issues for cats and dogs. Seventy percent of cats and eighty percent of dogs show symptoms of dental and oral diseases by age three. Therefore, it is crucial to take your pet for annual dental exams. It ensures your pet does not experience painful dental conditions and maintains good health.

Sporting Dogs: How to Prevent Athletic Injuries

Canine sporting is an exciting pastime for many dog lovers and owners. Like any other human athlete, dogs also get injuries while training and participating in the activity. There are several ways to ensure that your dog’s athletic injuries are down to the minimum.

Treating Cherry Eye in Dogs

Cherry eye is the common name for a prolapsed third eyelid gland. It is common for puppies under one-year-old. The tissue that secretes tears is the nictitating membrane found in the corner of the eye.

Can Ear Mites Be Prevented in Pets?

Do you suspect that your dog may have mites? Do you want to know how to check your pet for mites? If so, you should look for signs of mite infestation rather than trying to look for the mites themselves. The truth is that mites are very tiny, making them almost impossible to spot without a microscope or otoscope. 

When to Take Your Dog to the Vet for Diarrhea

Diarrhea or gastrointestinal upset is one of the most common problems for pets going to the vet.  Several things cause diarrhea in dogs. However, mild cases resolve within the first 24 hours, while severe cases need veterinary attention.

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