New Hope for Treating Dogs with Heartworm

New Hope for Treating Dogs with Heartworm

Heartworm can be a devastating disease for dogs. Some dogs can be treated, but many dogs are often euthanized when they test heartworm-positive. Many dogs who become infected with heartworms stand a strong chance of dying. However, the University of Illinois shelter medicine program has an affordable treatment option that …

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Tips for Taking Your Dog to Sunny Places

Tips for Taking Your Dog to Sunny Places

With winter behind us, we’ll be seeing more sun-filled days and spending more time outdoors – and that includes your dog. Many people don’t think about it, but your dogs need protection from the sun, too. However, some of the things that protect you from the sun could actually be …

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What You Need to Know about Leaving Dogs in Hot Cars

What You Need to Know about Leaving Dogs in Hot Cars

As temperatures begin to soar across the country, it’s time once again to warn people against leaving dogs in cars. In addition, here are some heartbreaking stories to make you think and remind you once again that temperatures inside vehicles are hotter than you realize – even with all of …

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Ever Wonder Why Your Dog Follows You Around?

Ever Wonder Why Your Dog Follows You Around?

Anyone with one of these very friends already knows, dogs tend to follow their owners around everywhere. But have you ever wondered why they do this? Why are dogs often our second shadow? Actually, there are a number of reasons for this. Let’s delve deeper into why dogs watch and …

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7 Ways to Be Prepared with Your Dog for Tornadoes

7 Ways to Be Prepared with Your Dog for Tornadoes

When warmer weather hits, it also brings an increased threat of tornadoes in the United States. While we often take precautions for ourselves and our family, we need to also make special considerations for our pets. Here are some tips to make sure you are prepared for the safety of …

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