Even though we all want to take our furry family members wherever we go, sometimes that simply isn’t possible. And finding someone responsible and professional to take care of them while we are not around is a much more preferable option than putting them in some boarding facility. However, even finding someone responsible and professional enough is not an easy task, so make sure you follow these tips to ensure you are leaving your furry friend in good hands.
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Heartworms are a type of parasitic organism that lives inside the heart and lung arteries of cats and dogs and grows by feeding on the surrounding blood. It’s an easily preventable, yet very costly and difficult disease to treat. In some severe cases, the parasite can grow to around 30cm long and around 2cm thick, with a population of more than 200 individuals. Heartworms offspring are also known as Microfilariae and can be found throughout the infected pet’s blood.
How does it spread?
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Man’s best friend. The beast at the threshold. A member of the family. A family dog can be a very effective addition when seeking to secure your home and loved ones. Of course, a home security system is your best bet for safeguarding your family and property from a potential break-in.
But which dog breeds are most effective at helping to keep burglars at bay? Your Local Security, an ADT Premier Authorized Provider, took Certapet’s recent picks for top guard dogs and input those breeds into Read more [...]
Happy National Dog Biscuit Day! On February 23rd make sure to celebrate your dog’s favorite day of the year with treats, treats, and more treats! And nothing says, “I love you!” like a homemade dog biscuit. While baking up your own requires a little more effort, it’s worth it: you get to choose fresh, healthy ingredients for your pup. Here’s a D-I-Y Sweet Potato Biscuit fit for your canine king or queen!
Directions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, then combine 3/4 cups Read more [...]
We hear about cancer almost every day, from TV to personal accounts, and by now most of us have a general idea how it manifests. But what about animals, especially dogs? Some cancer symptoms in dogs are quite obvious while others are subtle and hard to notice, so you should get informed about them to be able to save your dog in time. Here are some first warning signs of canine cancer.
Probably the most common cancer symptom in dogs is weight loss. Dogs usually lose weight because Read more [...]