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Why It Can Be Cruel To NOT Desex Your Pet

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Over the last few decades, there has been a sharp increase in the amount of care and moral obligation many people have when it comes to the treatment of animals. This has been fantastic and has seen the living quality of millions, if not billions, of animals increase across the world from the farm to the family home. However, while well-intentioned, sometimes these efforts can be placed in the wrong direction. Read More»

Testing Your Diabetic Pet's Glucose at Home

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A diabetes diagnosis for your dog or cat may mean you will need to do at-home glucose monitoring. Glucose monitoring may mean performing difficult tests on your pets on a daily basis or multiple times a day. You will need to find the easiest way to check your pet’s glucose levels so they can stay healthy and active life. Read on to learn more about monitoring your pet’s diabetes at home and different ways to do it. Read More»

Worried About Your Puppy? Signs They Need An Emergency Puppy Checkup

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If you have a new puppy, now’s the time to start monitoring their health. The first thing you need to do is schedule an initial checkup with your puppy’s veterinarian. After that, you might think that you can avoid the vet until the next regularly scheduled checkup. If your puppy remains happy and healthy, that might be the case. However, there might be times when your puppy needs to see the vet for a health checkup. Read More»

Why Dog Grooming Is a Top Best Value-For-Money Service

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People who have dogs as pets knows just how loyal they can be, and most would do anything to keep them happy and healthy. However, when it comes to dog grooming on your own, very few people have any idea what they are doing. Yes, it can be a good idea to try and save money where you can, but dog grooming is not one of those services that can be avoided. Read More»

Monitoring Your Dog After De-Sexing: What to Look Out For

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For dogs, pet de-sexing is practically the definition of routine surgery. In fact, barring some limited exemptions, it’s mandatory in Australia. The surgery itself is brief (your dog will typically go home on the same day), and the required recovery time is minimal. During this recovery time, dog owners should monitor the site of the surgery. While complications are rare, it’s necessary to be prepared. How would you know if your dog’s de-sexing wasn’t as straightforward as expected? Read More»

After Hours Animal Care Services: 4 Signs That Your Dog Needs Vet Services

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Not many people understand the responsibility that comes with owning a pet. As a dog owner, you have to ensure your pet is happy and healthy. That means you have to get proper food for your dog and take them to a certified vet for regular check-ups and other after-hours animal care services. Moreover, you need to seek treatment for your pet in good time when you notice signs of sickness. Read More»

FAQs about Pet Desexing That You Need to Know

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Desexing is also known as spaying, sterilization or neutering. It is the process of removing the reproductive organs from your pet so they can stop reproducing. There are many reasons why you might want to control your pet’s reproduction. At the top of the list is when the local law mandates this procedure. Additionally, you might not have space and resources to accommodate a pet and their offspring, and instead of giving away the little ones to a shelter, it is best to neuter them. Read More»

Two Issues That Indicate Your Puppy Needs Training

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Here are a couple of issues that might mean that your puppy needs significant training. They’re already showing signs of aggression towards other dogs If despite being very young, your puppy is showing signs of aggression towards other dogs, then you must quickly find a suitable training class. Whilst their teeth are small and not very sharp, and they themselves are small and weak, you might find it amusing or endearing when they leap at other dogs and bite them. Read More»

Ear Cancer In Dogs Explained

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Ear cancer can be a particularly aggressive disease in dogs and prompt diagnosis is important to prevent the spread of cancerous cells into surrounding tissues. Ear cancer can be caused by overexposure to the sun. It starts in the top layer of the skin, which is called the epithelium. Dogs with light coats are at an increased risk of developing this type of cancer, but any dog can be affected. Here’s what you need to know about ear cancer: Read More»

Should You Desex Your Dog? Here Are 3 Benefits That Come With Pet Desexing

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Most pet owners believe that the only reason to neuter or spay their pets is to keep their litter under control. While it is true that desexing a pet controls the number of little ones you might raise, there are many more benefits that come with this procedure. The desexing procedure depends on the dog’s breed and sex. If you have a male dog, the process involves surgically removing the testicles. Read More»