Canine Distemper: What You Need to Know

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Nobody ever wants to see their dog sick or go through any type of suffering. This is why most veterinarians urge dog owners to get their dogs the proper vaccinations to help protect them against commonly known diseases that have unfortunately been known to be fatal. Canine distemper is one of those unfortunate, sometimes fatal diseases. It is a highly contagious disease that affects many of a dog’s body systems. Fortunately, there is a vaccine that veterinarians highly recommend to help prevent your dog from ever having to suffer from this terrible disease. What is Canine Distemper and What Causes...

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Dog Scooting: What You Need to Know

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You are watching television in your living room like any typical night, and right before your eyes, you notice your dog acting strange. You soon realize your dog is scooting on the floor. Before you are horrified, please realize that most dogs only do this when they are irritated and in pain. They are trying to scratch an itch, and this movement is the best way to do just that. There are many reasons why your dog may be scooting across your floor, and luckily there are many ways to remedy the problem. Clogged Anal Glands One of the most...

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Pet Fish Names: Unique Names to Give to Your New Pet Fish

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There are thousands of good pet fish names out there to choose from. They can be incredibly creative like “Apollo” or “Harry Puffer”, or as simple as typical human names like “George” or “Kevin.” Here, you will find a unique and expansive list of awesome names that would be perfect for any of the fish breeds out there. There are so many kinds of fish out there that can be kept as pets such as the goldfish and the tetra fish. Choosing the perfect name for your fist is an important task.  Popular Names for Fish There are some names...

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Dog Bite: What You Need to Know

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Nobody wants to be caught in a situation where you have an unpleasant encounter with a dog, but unfortunately, it can happen. In the U.S. alone, there are over 4.7 million dog bites every year. It is essential to know exactly what to do if you suffer from a dog bite and know how to prevent your dog from biting. Infection can play a significant role in a dog bite, so proper dog bite treatment needs to occur to avoid further damage. We will go over everything from training your dog correctly to dog bite antibiotics. We can only hope...

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Ferret Lifespan: Best Caretaking Practices for a Ferret Lifespan

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Ferrets are a more common house pet than you may believe. Some studies have found that there are currently 5-6 million domestic ferrets sharing a home with humans presently. Much like with a pet dog or cat, there’s plenty to know about caring for and living with these cute, bottlebrush-esque critters if you choose that you want to own one (or more) as a pet. Their care revolves around supporting their health and happiness so that they can live out a long and happy lifespan. Ferret Care Ferrets have certain personality traits that are incredibly like cats. They love to...

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Biggest Dog Breeds in the World

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There’s nothing better than cuddling on the couch with a big dog! Though their sheer size can be intimidating, most large dog breeds are very calm, good-tempered, and loving, which makes them great family pets. Many of these large dog breeds were initially used for work and protection and need good training and socialization to help them harness those natural instincts. Before adding a large dog to your family, consider some factors, such as regular vet checkups for breed-specific issues, extra slobber, a bigger dog food budget, and a shorter lifespan. Let’s take a look and learn a little bit...

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