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Antihistamines for your Dog

There are many antihistamines that are commonly used in veterinary medicine.  We have found that some of the newer drugs available are metabolites of older medications that were commonly prescribed.  Canines and felines tend to tolerate antihistamines very similarly to humans.  Some animals respond quite well to certain classes of antihistamines whereas other do not […]

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Pet-Safe Gardening

by Lani Vagar With Memorial Day just around the corner, many of us are fishing our trowels and gloves out of the sheds and heading into the backyard for some serious (or not-so-serious) gardening. If you’re gardening with your pet this year, we have some great ideas to help keep them safe and your garden […]

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Pet Allergies and Air Quality

by Lawrence Reaves Although there are many allergies people suffer from that are caused by the consumption of food and drink, there are a lot of allergies that come from allergens that are airborne. These airborne allergens get ingested through a person’s nose and mouth when they breathe and they get an allergic reaction which […]

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Soothing Your Pet’s Fear of the Veterinarian

by Christa O’Conner There aren’t many pets that generally enjoy trips to the veterinary clinic. Barking dogs, crying cats, strange people in lab coats who smell funny can all be strange sensations for your pet. This is especially true of exam rooms where they get hoisted onto a cold, slippery metal table and often get […]

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Three Tips for Having Pets on the Go

Being able to take your beloved pooch or other fur friend with you on holiday can be loads of fun, but you need to keep comfort and convenience in mind when you take your pets on the go. With these three key tips, your holiday will be enjoyable for your pet as well as you. […]

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Christmas – A Hazardous Time For Pets

Christmas – A Hazardous Time For Pets

Christmas is a time to share, buy, give, and rush around frenetically. In your frenzy, you might overlook several potential hazards for your pets. Hazards that could kill your beloved dog or cat.

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