Dogs Care

Do Dogs Have Cleaner Mouths Than Humans?

Do Dogs Have Cleaner Mouths Than Humans?

You may have heard somewhere that dogs have cleaner mouths than humans… but then you witness Fido eating his own feces, rummaging through the trash, and cleaning his canine genital areas. How can their mouths be cleaner than humans who regular take care of their dental hygiene through brushing and flossing? This is a question that we often hear when…

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Does your pet have seasonal allergies?

Does your pet have seasonal allergies?

Did you know your dog or cat can suffer from seasonal allergies just as you do? Now is the time of year when environmental allergies are at their peak. Some of the common causes of seasonal allergies include dust, dust mites, pollen, grass and flea bites. Unlike humans whose allergy symptoms usually involve the respiratory tract, dog allergies and cat…

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What Are Hookworms and Toxocariasis?

What Are Hookworms and Toxocariasis?

Did you know that 1 in 36 dogs test positive in the US for Hookworms, and 1 in 23 cats test positive in the US for Roundworms? Iowa is a moderate risk state for both these infections. Learn more about these parasites below! Hookworms What are hookworms and what disease do they cause Hookworms are parasites that cause mild diarrhea…

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