Pentoxifylline for Treating Vascular Disease in Pets

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Dealing With Vascular Disease in Your Pet Pentoxifylline is classified as part of the methylxanthine class of drugs and it is used in veterinary medicine to treat vascular disease in dogs and horses. The drug is chemically similar to caffeine and theophylline, and it works by enhancing microcirculation in the body. It does this by […]

Celebrating Earth Day 2018 With Your Pets: How to Go Green With Your Cat or Dog

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Preserving the Earth and Loving Your Pets Sustainably This Earth Day If you take the time to think about it, you will probably realize that a growing pet population, much like the growing human population, is a burden on our fragile ecosystem. Human and pet consumption of resources is a sustainability issue, and one that […]

Common Causes of Chronic Kidney Disease and Failure in Dogs

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Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease Dogs It is estimated that one in ten dogs will develop chronic kidney disease (CKD) and/or failure over their lifetime. While kidney disease can develop in dogs of any age, it most commonly affects older dogs, and in most circumstances, symptoms do not present themselves until […]

Heartworm in Dogs: Symptoms, Signs, Causes, Facts and More

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What Causes Heartworm Problems in Dogs? You may not have known it, but April is Heartworm Awareness Month. So, now is the time for dog owners to become familiar with this potentially deadly disease, and to take the active steps necessary for preventing it from affecting their pets. Heartworm is a serious disease that can […]

How Does Animal Control Benefit Pet Owners?

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Giving Thanks to Our Animal Control Officers for What They Do for Pets It doesn’t take too much mental energy to conjure up an image of the dogcatcher. Anyone who’s watched Saturday-morning cartoons is familiar with the caricature of the animal care and control officer, with their white outfit and their net on a long […]