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Is My Pet’s Upset Stomach a Serious Problem?

One of the most common reasons that pets end up in the veterinary hospital or ER is due to vomiting and diarrhea, known medically as gastroenteritis. While trauma and poisonings are common and more dramatic, this sometimes simple, sometimes complex condition accounts for a big percentage of veterinary visits. In some cases, the cause can be serious, or elude diagnostic tests, or require hospitalization or…  

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Valuable Tips on Holiday Travel with Pets

Holiday seasons are coming and this is a time we want to be together with our families. Our pets are part of our family and we often want to include them. For some of them, this can be a good option, while for others, a staycation while their people use planes, trains or automobiles can be just what the veterinarian ordered. What kinds of options…  

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How to Vacuum During a Flea Infestation

FLEA – that dreaded four-letter word that pet parents dread. According to research done by the Department of Parasitology at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University in Alabama, fleas spend only about 20 percent of their time on your pet; the rest of their lifespan is spent free-ranging in your home. So it’s easy to understand how quickly a flea infestation can get…  

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Plague: An Age-Old Foe Still Causes Woe

It seems incredible that, with all the advances we’ve made in modern medicine, there are still diseases amidst us that were a threat to our great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparents…and even farther back in time. Case in point: plague. It’s still around, and fleas help spread it. News media recently announced that 16 cases of plague have been reported in the United States this year; the most recent case…  

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