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Having pet insurance can help pet owners prepare for life threatening health conditions. Photo credit: Trupanion

Top 5 Health Problems For Small Dogs

(SMALL DOGS/PET CARE/PET HEALTH) While any dog can encounter medical trouble, small dog breeds face a particular set of health problems. Pet guardians should be aware of the potential health risks of small dog breeds so they can protect their pet and ensure their dog lives a long and healthy life. Read on to learn about the top five health conditions for small dog breeds. — Global Animal

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Indoor cats tend to be drawn to floral arrangements. Photo credit: Blue Cross Animal Hospital

Fatal Flowers? Keep Lethal Lilies Away From Cats

(PET CARE/CATS) Listen up! Many pet guardians do not realize that lilies, particularly Easter, Tiger, Asiatic, Day, and Japanese Show lilies, are poisonous and potentially deadly to cats. If a cat ingests or comes into contact with any part of the lily plant, including its pollen, he/she could possibly develop kidney failure and die within several days. — Global Animal

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Spaying or neutering your pet helps reduce the risk of certain types of cancer. Photo credit: Roy Sanborn

5 Tips For Raising A New Puppy

(DOGS/PUPPIES/PET CARE) Adding a new dog to the family is quite exciting, but it’s important to know how to properly care for your new furry family member. With the proper care and training, puppies will adapt more easily into their new homes. Are you or someone you know thinking about adopting a new dog? If so, check out these five tips on how to properly welcome a new puppy into your home. — Global Animal

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Pet Insurance: Protect Your Pet & Your Wallet

(PETS/CATS AND DOGS/PET CARE) It’s a sad fact that pets don’t live as long as humans. However, pet guardians can ensure their furry friends live long and healthy lives by investing in pet insurance. Pet medical insurance may seem confusing to pet parents, but it’s actually fairly straightforward and offers many benefits. There are also a variety of affordable plans to choose from, so when your pet needs immediate medical attention, the cost of care shouldn’t be a concern. Read on to learn more about the ABCs of pet insurance. — Global Animal

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Turn That Fish Frown Upside Down

(PETS/FISH/PET CARE) How can you tell if your aquarium is a happy home for your pet fish? A recent study suggests that most fish in tanks are giving off more negative vibes than positive ones. The study looks at how tank size and the complexity of the environment can either reduce or increase aggression in fish. Read on for tips on how to help keep your underwater friends friendly. — Global Animal

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Doggy Dental Care Shouldn’t Be Like Pulling Teeth

(DOGS/PET CARE/PET HEALTH) Dental care and oral hygiene is as important for dogs as it is for us. Pets can get many of the same tooth and gum diseases as people. Here are some tips on at-home dental care to keep your pet healthy and happy. Also, learn how to brush your dog’s teeth. — Global Animal

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Think Outside The Box: Litter Box Tips For A Happy Cat

(CATS/PET CARE) Cats are very clean animals, which means that you have to keep the litter box clean and to a cat’s standards to prevent your pet from using the rug instead of the box. Here are some helpful hints from the Humane Society on how to keep the litter box as the cat’s preferred toilet. — Global Animal

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What You Should Know About Doggy Day Care

(DOGS/PET CARE) How does your dog spend his/her day while you’re at work or away from home? If you want your pooch to maximize his/her idle hours, consider enrolling them in doggy day care.
If matriculated at a well-run center, your dog will become better behaved, friendlier toward other dogs, and return home in better physical shape. Read further to learn more about the benefits of dog day care and how to inspect potential doggy havens. — Global Animal

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