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Archive for 'Health Care'

Pets and Treats: Don’t be Tricked by These Yummy Candies

October 29, 2015

As Halloween approaches, I know you’re thinking about the best costume for your furkids! Something else to think about is what kind of treats they can have or, worse, what they can get into. Yummy candy can pose a unique threat to our furkids. Chocolate is the biggest concern, but others include raisins/grapes and sugar free candies containing Xylitol. Let’s talk about chocolate. As chocolate lovers…  

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10 Odd Foods That Are Great For Dogs

October 15, 2015

It’s Super Smiley, blog dog, here with the topic “Odd Foods That Dogs Can Eat.” We dogs now get our food and nutrition from “dog food” made especially for us with standards and guidelines to make sure we get balanced diets. But, what about a long time ago when we dogs lived with tribes of humans before there was packaged food? Way back when people…  

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How to Tell if Your Pet Has Allergies

October 13, 2015

Many people have either experienced or know someone with allergies. When pollen is high in the air such as in spring or fall, people frequently have symptoms of sneezing, itchy eyes, runny nose or coughing. Although many people have heard about allergies in pets, many don’t know what that looks like. Dogs and cats primarily respond to allergies by having itchy skin. This makes sense…  

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Top 10 Ways to Participate in National Pet Wellness Month

October 09, 2015

Super Smiley, blog dog, here with the news that October is National Pet Wellness Month! Like people, we dogs love to be in tip-top shape! A good lifestyle starts with smart choices including quality food and exercise. Veterinarians play a big part, too, with information about vaccinations and preventative treatments like heartworm medication. But let’s start at the beginning. What is National Pet Wellness Month?…  

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