How To Knock A Dog Unconscious

Even the best-trained, sweet-tempered dog has his limits.  The point where he draws the line.  For some it’s bathing time, while others will adamantly refuse to go to the vet or the grooming salon.  What do you do when you absolutely must get the dog into the car?  Drag the dog by the collar and …

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Cerenia Killed My Dog

First and foremost, please accept our deepest condolences for your loss… Though there’s no way we can bring your furry companion back, there are some things you can take note of on Cerenia (also known as Maropitant Citrate).  Though Cerenia is indeed a legal and medically approved medication, there are a handful of things and …

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Is There A Trifexis Alternative?

Have you ever wondered how to protect your dog from parasites such as heartworm, whipworm, roundworm and hookworm?  Maybe you’ve heard of Trifexis, a popular oral medication to treat intestinal parasites as well as outside pests like fleas and ticks.  But is it safe?  What are the other options?  Are there natural remedies?  Deciding whether …

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What Is SimpleGuard?

Ticks and fleas aren’t just simple bloodsucking parasites.  They may create significant health problems too – as if the fact that they will throw your dog into a frightening scratch-craze wasn’t scary enough to make you dread them.  Tapeworms can infest your pooch if it ingests a flea while attempting to lick the itch off.  …

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Can Dewormer Cause Blood In Stool?

We love our four legged friends, and we want to do everything that we can to take care of them.  Sometimes they get sick, and it’s up to us, their protectors, to take care of them.  One of the common things our dogs might end up contracting is worms.  What’s worse, even when we get …

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Can I Give My Dog Zyrtec and Benadryl?

Is your dog itching all over and scratching like mad? Are his eyes watery? Is he sneezing a lot? Looks like your pet has an allergy, but what can you do to relieve his symptoms before you see a vet and get a clear diagnostic? Can you give your dog Benadryl or Zyrtec, drugs many …

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Help! My Dog Ate DayQuil

What happens when your dog eats a DayQuil? You know, like in the case of this 4-month old Golden Retriever. He was probably curious and thought it was a treat. You know, like puppies do. What do you do? Is it safe? Like, will he get a bit queasy and then get over it, or …

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Help! My Dog Ate Probiotics

Dogs are notoriously curious and one of their most important means of exploring the world is their tongue. Don’t be surprised if your pet is intrigued by the bottle of probiotics left on the table and helps himself to it. You should, of course, have a few words with your dog about his behavior but, …

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Help! My Dog Ate Melatonin

Many of us use melatonin supplements. A study in 2018 found that in the US, three million adults and half a million children are taking melatonin supplements. And as our ability to sleep probably gets worse over time, our reliance on this supplement will only increase. But melatonin can also be prescribed for use with …

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