Understanding Your Pet's Needs
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Understanding Your Pet's Needs

After my pet had a long, drawn-out battle with cancer, I realized that I needed to do a better job with understanding my pet's needs. I wanted to be there for them no matter what, so I started focusing on my other animals. They needed more love, attention, and medical care, so I focused on those things. I started taking them in for regular checkups and working on their physical appearance. I was able to spot a few other potentially catastrophic health conditions with my animals because of my actions. This blog is all about understanding your pet's needs.


Understanding Your Pet's Needs

  • 5 Ways To Prevent Parvovirus

    15 November 2015

    Canine parvovirus is a viral disease that has serious consequences, including death. The disease is highly contagious and can be transmitted through animals, people, and even objects that have touched infected feces. To help keep your puppy healthy, it is important that you take action to prevent the disease.  Get Your Puppy Vaccinated Ideally, your puppy should receive its first pet vaccinations when it is six to eight weeks old. The vaccinations offer protection from parvovirus and other health conditions.

  • Should You Seek Acupuncture For Your Pet's Pain?

    12 November 2015

    If your pet is suffering from chronic pain, whether due to arthritis, degenerative joint disease, or another problem, you may be considering acupuncture. Acupuncture is often said to be useful for humans and animals, but does it really work? This article will help you to understand more about pet acupuncture and why it may not be right for your pet. What Acupuncturists Say Acupuncture Can Do Acupuncture works on the concept that energy flows through the body through channels called meridians.

  • It's Not Just Lyme Disease: 2 Other Tick-Borne Illnesses In Dogs

    28 July 2015

    When most dog owners think about tick control, it's Lyme disease that they're worried about. While Lyme disease causes a range of debilitating symptoms like fatigue, stiffness, and general malaise, it is not the only tick-borne disease that dog owners should be concerned with. Here's a look at two other diseases that are also spread by ticks. Ehrlichiosis Ehrlichiosis is primarily transmitted by the brown dog tick and lone star tick, so if these varieties of ticks are prevalent in your area, you should be especially on the lookout for this disease.

  • Intestinal Worms in a Cat & Getting Them Treated

    29 June 2015

    Is your cat losing a lot of weight in a fast period of time? Rapid weight loss in a pet can be a sign that he or she has intestinal worms, and you may want to get in touch with an emergency veterinarian for prompt treatment. Find out below how intestinal worms can affect a cat, as well as how a vet can cure the condition. How Does a Cat Contract Intestinal Worms?

  • Helping Your Dog To Cope With Arthritis

    20 May 2015

    Arthritis can strike your dog once they get to middle age. Arthritis is a disease that causes the cartilage between the joints to degenerate. There are several signs that you should look out for in order to know if your pet is developing arthritis. These will be looked at below along with some methods that you can use to ease you pet's pain. What are the signs that your pet has arthritis?