Keep Pets Healthy During Summer, Careers Working with Animals, Adopt a Purebred Dog, and More Advice from a Vet
A vet offers advice on how to keep your pet healthy and parasite-free during the summer, careers working with animals, how to keep your dog from eating its feces, how to adopt a purebred dog, and help for those grieving over the loss of a pet.
Regular bathing and a careful examination can be effective in fending off ticks and fleas.
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A heartworm in the bloodstream of a dog.
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The dreaded deer tick.
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Professionals may call it hydrating, but these two thirsty tabbies prefer to call it "just keeping the birds on their toes."
Most breeds have a breed-rescue service. It may take some time, but eventually you should be able to find the dog of your dreams.