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A Couple Of Safety Tips For Taking Your Dog To The Lake Or River

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Spending time at the lake or river can be a great way to enjoy the weather on a beautiful summer day, but if you plan on taking your dog with you, it is important to take steps to protect your pet against some common safety threats. In particular, the following couple of tips can help you to reduce the risks posed by two commonly overlooked health and safety hazards. Use Flotation Devices Read More»

What You Need To Know To Spot A Concussion In Your Dog

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One thing that many dog owners don’t realize is that dogs are just as vulnerable to brain injuries and concussions as people are. For dog owners whose pet has suffered any kind of head injury or accident, it’s important to understand the causes and indications of brain injury. Since dogs can’t verbally tell you when something isn’t right, it’s in your best interest to be informed. Here’s a look at what you need to know to identify a potential concussion in your pup. Read More»

3 Things Chinchilla Owners Need To Know About Diabetes

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Diabetes is a well-known disease of people, but your new chinchilla can develop it, too. Here are three things chinchilla owners need to know about diabetes. What are the signs of diabetes in chinchillas? One possible sign of diabetes in chinchillas is a poor appetite. Your chinchilla may not eat their hay and pellets as quickly as they used to, and they may even lose interest in their treats. Lethargy is another possible sign. Read More»