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Spaying/Neutering – Why This Procedure Is So Important!

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Many folks hesitate to spay or neuter their pet, fearing that it’s painful and wondering what the actual benefits are. What is it? Spaying is the surgical removal of the reproductive organs of female dogs and neutering is the surgical removal of a male dog’s testicles. Both operations are performed while the dog is under anesthesia. These procedures will require that you bring the dog back in a week to ten days for a appointment with a technician for a suture site check or suture removal. Your veterinarian will be glad to answer any questions you may have about spay…

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Preventing Parasites In Your Pet

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Parasites in dogs include fleas, worms, ticks and heartworms. While parasitic infestation is common, you can reduce the incidence of infestation by taking steps to protect your dog. Here are some ways that you can reduce and prevent parasites in dogs. 1. Practice Flea Control Flea control is difficult. You not only have to keep fleas off your dog, but also out of your house and lawn. Start by controlling the fleas on your dog. The best way to control fleas on your dog is to use a monthly topical flea preventative like Frontline or Advantage. Not only are these…

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