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Senior Dog in Pain

By Jon Geller, DVM Q: I own an English Sheepdog. He is 11 years old and approximately 80 lbs. I give him a 100mg of Rimadyl in the morning and a 100mg at night because of his arthritis in his hips. I can tell that he is in pain and […]

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Getting An Older Dog To Start Eating Right

by Novemberdelta The Rottweiler is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. My fifteen-year old shepherd/rottweiler mix has begun exhibiting telltale signs of old age. Even though she was a very enthusiastic eater who lived on a raw food diet for over ten years, since then, her appetite has decreased significantly. […]

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Animal therapy reduces need for pain medication after joint-replacement surgery

Patients recovering from total joint replacement surgery who receive animal-assisted therapy (AAT) require less pain medication than those who do not experience this type of therapy. These data were published in the August/September issue of Anthrozoos by researchers from Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing and Loyola University Health System. Anthrozoos is the […]

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Heartworm Medicine: Helpful Medication to Avert Heartworm

Heartworm medicine is critical to preventing your animal from contracting heartworm, particularly in areas rife with mosquitoes, the insects responsible for carrying the disease. To find out more about heartworm prevention drugs, including how to administer them and possible side effects, read on. Types of Heartworm Drugs The pills approved for heartworm prevention in the […]

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Applying Medication to Your Pet’s Eyes and Ears

As a pet owner, you may occasionally need to apply ear and eye medication to your furry friend. For many pet owners, applying these types of medications is a nerve-wracking experience. After all, the eyes and ears are sensitive areas of the pet’s body and you can’t help but worry about accidentally hurting your pet. […]

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Frontline Plus Is The Best Flea Medication For Dogs and Cats

Vets in North America prefer Frontline Plus flea & tick control over other products. Frontline flea medication destroys all your pet’s fleas within one day and all ticks within two days.

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