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Does Your Flea and Tick Preventive Contain Carcinogens?

Most conventional veterinarians continue to recommend the widespread use of chemical flea and tick preventives, never mentioning nontoxic alternatives or the possible side effects from using these pesticides. This one-size-fits-all policy is not a good approach if the goal is to protect the health of dogs and cats. Fipronil, for example, is the insecticide found …

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Are There Dentists For Dogs?

For Pups With Short Attention Spans… Veterinary Dental Specialists are dentists for dogs that perform cleanings, oral surgery, and other maintenance to support dogs’ dental health. When dogs are around 3–4 years old, it is recommended that they receive a Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment (COHAT) during which doggy dentists clean the teeth, probe …

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Woman Warns Pet Owners Of ‘Silent Killer’ Lurking In Homes That Killed Her Dog

After having to put down her 2-year-old Golden Retriever, Luna, a Wisconsin woman named Samantha Carress has been devastated. The fact that Luna’s death was avoidable has hit the owner hard, and she is doing everything possible to caution other pet owners about a hidden “dog killer” in their homes. Image/Story Source Credit: KPIX CBS …

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