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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Cleaning Your Dog’s Teeth

Cleaning Your Dog’s Teeth

When it comes to your pet’s health, a lot of owners overlook their furry friend’s dental hygiene. Brushing your dog’s teeth might sound silly, but it’s a great way to prevent plaque buildup. The good news for dogs is they’re not as prone to cavities as human beings are. You don’t need to brush your dog’s teeth daily but the…

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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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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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Caring For Senior Pets

Caring For Senior Pets

Doesn’t it seems like just yesterday your furry friend could fit in the palm of your hand? Now, their face is turning gray and it takes them a little more effort to keep up with you than they used to. Our pets age faster than we do, and they rely on us to provide more care as their needs change…

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