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Dog Health

There are a number of different health complications and illnesses that your dog can suffer from. Health issues such as various skin diseases, dental issues, ear infections, respiratory problems, and intestinal parasites can lower your canine companion’s quality of life. Depending on a number of factors such as age, breed, and past complications, your dog will need different levels of care and maintenance throughout its lifetime. If cleaning up after your pup gets to be too much, give our residential pet waste removal specialists a call.

If you start to notice a difference in your dog’s habits and behaviors, especially when it comes to its eating and pooping patterns, be sure to get your pet to a vet as soon as possible for a diagnosis.

Should You Give Your Dog Aspirin?

You can give your dog small amounts of aspirin. Vets might prescribe aspirin for all kinds of pain-related reasons. However, should you give your dog aspirin? There are risks of every medication, but also risks of leaving pain untreated. Here’s what you should consider before you talk to your veterinarian. Benefits of Aspirin for Dogs [...]

By |2021-07-23T12:48:26+00:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Dog Health|

Why Your Dog is Dragging Its Butt

Watching your dog scoot his or her butt across the carpet might be concerning, not just because now you have to clean up the carpet, but you have to wonder if they are uncomfortable. Indeed, usually, a dog drags their butt across the floor because they are itchy or have some kind of pain. There [...]

By |2021-07-16T10:56:36+00:00July 16th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health|

Most Common Causes of Diarrhea in Dogs

Has your dog been leaving behind runny poops? They aren’t pleasant to clean or for your dog to experience. What’s causing your dog’s diarrhea, and what should you do about it? Here are the most common causes of diarrhea, potential remedies, and when to reach out to your vet. 1. Food Changes Most commonly, dogs [...]

By |2021-06-08T11:11:06+00:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health|

8 Ingredients in Dog Food that Can Cause Health Problems

Picking out the best dog food can be a big challenge. Food manufacturers sometimes pick less than ideal ingredients to cut costs or appeal to humans who don’t necessarily understand a dog’s nutritional needs. There is also a lot of debate about what kind of macronutrient balance is best for dogs and whether grains or [...]

By |2021-05-13T10:50:28+00:00May 13th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health|

Can Medical Cannabis Be Used for Dogs?

There are many corporations out there touting the benefits of their medical cannabis products for dogs. How much of this is a sales pitch, and how much is actually backedup by research? Unfortunately, while the benefits of medical cannabis are well established for humans, there isn’t much research on medical marijuana for dogs. We’ll walk [...]

By |2021-05-07T19:01:59+00:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health|

What is Grain-Free Dog Food?

Grain-free dog food is dog food made without grains. They shouldn’t contain wheat, corn, rye, barley, oats, rice, millet, sorghum or other cereal grains. Does grain-free food meet your dog’s nutritional needs, and is it a good thing to switch your dog over? We’ll discuss these issues below, but don’t forget to check in with [...]

By |2021-04-20T12:19:06+00:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: Dog Health|
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