Fears, Phobias, and Anxieties in Dogs

    With the July 4th holiday approaching, we felt this was the appropriate time to discuss this topic. Fears, phobias and anxieties affect millions of dogs, let’s shine a light on the subject so that owners and caregivers can alleviate some of the suffering.    Definition of Fear Fear is the instinctual feeling of apprehension resulting from a situation, person, or ob...
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Worms are icky enough without having to worry about catching some from your dog. However, there are several worm infections you can catch from Fido—and it’s a lot easier than you think to get them.  Hookworms Hookworms are one of the easiest, most common worms for dogs to get infected with. “Hookworm larvae migrate into a person’s bare feet often when walking on san...
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Pet Insurance – Is it the right choice for you

  Pet owners will probably incur at least one $2,000 to $4,000 bill for emergency pet care at some point during their pet’s lifetime, says Louise Murray, D.V.M., a veterinarian and vice president of the ASPCA’s Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital in New York City.  Pet insurance is sold with the promise that by helping to cover some of your pet’s medical bills, you won’...
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