The Best Housekeeping Advice for Dog Owners

Coming home to soulful eyes and a wagging tail can make your day, but anyone who has lived with a dog knows there is a certain amount of upkeep involved when a pooch is part of the family. Our delightful canine companions give us all of themselves, including some not-so-tidy byproducts. With a handful of simple strategies, you can enjoy your dog as much as he enjoys you and stay abreast of any dog-related messes.  

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How You Can Safeguard Your Dog’s Health and Security

We love our dog friends. They are precious creatures who bring joy to our lives. That makes seeing them suffer even more painful. Fortunately, there’s much that can be done to shelter our dogs from common dangers. Here’s what you need to know.

Flu Exposure

Dog flu, or H3N2, is a highly contagious virus that can spread like wildfire. It may seem scary, but there are ways to protect your pup. If your dog is less than a year old or more than seven, they are in a vulnerable group and will benefit from vaccination. You should still research symptoms so that you can act if you notice warning signs. These include continuous coughing, fatigue, and a reduced appetite. When there is an outbreak, minimize outings to avoid coming into contact with carriers. Even if another dog does not show symptoms, they may still have the virus. Remember, this is a treatable condition and is rarely fatal if you go to a veterinarian.

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Dog Fear of Loud Noises Thunderstorms and Fireworks- What you need to know!

Dog Fear of Loud Noises Thunderstorms and Fireworks- What you need to know!

Summer time brings holiday celebrations with noise and light. It also brings about good storms that leave that particular smell in the air. As people, we love these things, but our pets may feel differently.  A matter of concern is Dog Fear Of Loud Noises

During this time of year there is Dog Fear of Loud Noises, so we get a lot of phone calls for help! Each pet is different, so treatment can vary. Of course, your veterinary behavior team is here to help, but here’s a list of things you can do to get started. Continue reading “Dog Fear of Loud Noises Thunderstorms and Fireworks- What you need to know!”