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Chagas Disease in Dogs: How This Little Known Disease Can Affect Your Dog

Have you ever heard of the kissing bug taking the lives of many North Americans and dogs? Chagas disease in dogs has become perhaps the most talked about vector-borne disease that affects both animals and humans. Commonly known as the “Kissing disease”, this ailment occurs as a result of bites transmitted from the triatomine bugs. Conversely, the […]

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Lyme Disease in Dogs

Ticks. Those blood-sucking, Lyme disease transmitting parasites! Enemies of man and canine alike. Is their existence necessary? Is there sole contribution to life on Earth the gift of spreading tick-borne illnesses? Whatever the answers to those questions, one thing is sure: they are here to stay. Of the many tick-borne diseases, Lyme disease is the […]

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How To Remove a Tick From a Dog

Ticks and fleas—two very troublesome bugs that seem to enjoy annoying our beloved dogs and cats. Yes, ticks may be small and seem harmless enough. But, that’s far from the truth! Ticks—though tiny, can harbor dangerous bacteria, that can cause all sorts of diseases in pets. So, in this article, we’ll cover all you need […]

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Essential Oils for Dogs

Essential oils for dogs! Is it a hit or a miss? For centuries, people have been using essential oils to treat various diseases, but is it plausible to suggest that essential oils are actually effective? They seem to have many benefits for humans—so, perhaps they may be beneficial to pets? What Are Essential Oils for […]

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