How to Get Your Dog to Take a Pill

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Wondering how to get your dog to take medication in pill form? Put down the pill shooter and don’t worry about wrestling with your pet or trying to pry open his jaws! Instead, use food to … Read More

How to Prevent Your Dog From Chewing the Leash

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Is your dog chewing the leash? It’s an annoying and potentially dangerous problem, as the leash could unexpectedly break due to damage. Fortunately, there are a few simple measures that can enable you to stop your … Read More

FAQs on Caring for a Dog’s Wound or Cut

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Did your dog get a cut or bite wound? Once you wash and clean the pet’s wound,  owners are often faced with several questions following an injury. Here, we’ll address some of the most common inquiries. … Read More

How to Care for a Dog’s Wound

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Did your dog suffer a cut, scrape or bite wound? Many minor wounds will heal on their own, as long as you provide proper care. One vital element of care is cleaning the wound. The sooner … Read More

How to Determine if Your Dog is Allergic to Flea Medications

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Many pet owners purchase flea and tick medications without much thought about the impact that these drugs can have on a pet. In fact, some pets are actually allergic to flea and tick drops, sprays and … Read More

Cool Pet Products in Celebration of Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month

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November is Adopt-A-Senior-Pet Month! According to a Petfinder.com survey, 30% of shelters and rescue groups said older pets are the hardest to find homes for. The site, which helps unite adoptable pets with people who are … Read More

Using Medication Info Tags for Chronically Ill Pets

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Many dogs and cats require medication on a daily basis. For many pets with conditions such as Addison’s Disease, Cushing’s Disease, epilepsy and diabetes, these daily doses of pet medications are life-saving and without these drugs, … Read More

What is Flea Dirt and How Can I Tell if My Dog Has Fleas?

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Have you ever wondered, “What are those black specks in my dog’s fur?” Well, unfortunately, those little black specks are flea dirt. In layman’s terms, it’s flea poop. And where there’s flea poop, there are also … Read More

How to Take a Dog’s Temperature

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If you’re wondering, “Is my dog sick?”, taking the pet’s temperature is one of the first things the dog owner should do. By taking the dog’s temperature, you will be able to gauge the potential severity … Read More

How to Keep Pets Safe During the Thanksgiving Holiday

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Thanksgiving is a time of joy and celebration, but this and other holidays can pose dangers to your cats, dogs and other pets! Conversely, your guests may also be at risk of injury during a holiday … Read More

What is an Aural Hematoma?

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Dogs and even some cats are prone to aural hematomas. An aural hematoma is a pocket of blood and fluid that forms in the pet’s ear flap, between the skin and the cartilage. The hematoma will … Read More

Why Does My Dog Like Socks?

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Pet owners are often perplexed when it comes to dog behaviors and habits. Many dog lovers are left wondering, “Why do dogs like socks?” There are several reasons for a dog’s sock obsession. In order to … Read More

What is a Dog’s Normal Temperature?

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A healthy dog’s temperature will be between 100.5 and 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit. As a result of the two-degree normal temperature range for dogs, it’s important to know your dog’s baseline — his temperature when he’s healthy. … Read More

Mia Carter Returns to PetLvr!

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Hello, PetLvr readers! My name is Mia Carter and in the coming months, I’ll be bringing you an array of articles on pet health, pet care, training and lots of other topics! I’ve contributed to PetLvr … Read More

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