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12 Ways to Protect Your Dog’s Paws All Year Round

Dog Slideshows

 

By Elizabeth Xu

 

Paw problems in dogs may not be obvious to pet parents,...

 

By Elizabeth Xu

 

Paw problems in dogs may not be obvious to pet parents, but if left untreated, these issues can cause a lot of discomfort for our canine friends. 

 

“Paws are pretty sturdy,” says Dr. Deborah Mandell, VMD, staff member at the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, “but when they do have problems, it’s pretty painful.”

 

To prevent paw problems such as torn nails, pad burns, and frostbite, it’s important that pet parents learn to protect their dog’s paws all year round. Here are some easy-to-follow tips from veterinary experts.

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7 Common Cat Allergies

Cat Slideshows

By Jennifer Coates, DVM

 

Allergies are on the

By Jennifer Coates, DVM

 

Allergies are on the rise in people, and nobody is exactly sure why. Maybe it’s because we no longer have to continuously battle parasites and germs, which leaves our immune systems free to overreact to potential allergens. While we don’t know if a similar process might be happening in cats, it is safe to say that feline allergies are big problem for the pets and owners who are affected by them.

 

Read on to learn about the most common allergies in cats, what the symptoms of these allergies are and how they’re treated.

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8 Common Ear Problems in Cats

Cat Slideshows

By Jennifer Coates, DVM

 

Cats have only a few ways to show us that their ears are bothering...

By Jennifer Coates, DVM

 

Cats have only a few ways to show us that their ears are bothering them. The most common symptoms of ear problems – scratching and head shaking – can be caused by many different diseases, all of which are treated differently. But take heart. There are a few “tricks of the trade” that will help you differentiate between the most common ear problems in cats and give you the information you need to get your cat on the road to recovery. Read on to learn more.

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