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First Aid Tips and Supplies for Your Dog

As pet owners, you must have the appropriate knowledge in caring for your dog and most important are first aid procedures and supplies for your dog
. It is not a substitute for medical treatment, but it can save the life of your pet. You should have a first aid kit supplies available in your homes. Accidents can happen in our most unexpected time and place. As pet owners, we should be prepared and ready for anything that could happen to your pet.
When emergency situations occur you should assess your dog. Observe and carefully approach your dog. Know if he is breathing or he is bleeding. Do not rush into things without assessing. When the dog …

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Bee Stings in Dogs — 9 Things You Can Do For the Pain

If a dog gets stung by bees, wasps and hornets, or bites from mosquitoes or other insects, these can not only be irritating and itchy, but painful as well. Although most stings or bites are not considered dangerous, you should keep an eye on it and if it doesn’t seem to get better in a reasonable time frame, or starts getting worse, please consult your Veterinarian as soon as possible.
When Jericho got stung on his lip area, I started him on Benadryl for the swelling. I called my Veterinarian for the dosage. During the night the swelling doubled in size and I was really beginning to worried, but kept up on the Benadryl. By morning …

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Skin Problems in Dogs and Cats

The skin, your pet’s largest organ, acts as a barrier against harmful invasions from the environment. As an organ of elimination, symptoms of disease often show up in the skin and the body rids itself of toxins
Skin problems are probably the most common ailments seen in dogs. Usually they are not a disease in themselves, but a symptom of another underlying problem.
Allergies are the most common reason one sees problems with the skin or coats of their dogs and cats. Foods, pollens, dust or medications may cause signs of allergy. Problems can also show up due to dietary deficiency or poor diet in general. Symptoms include such as itching, redness, and poor coat quality.
If no …

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