When to Take Your Dog to the Vet

Taking care of a dog is typically pretty straight forward. You have to make sure that they eat every day, that they have a safe place to sleep at night, and that they get the love and attention they deserve as a furry member of your family. But dealing with a sick dog can get kind of tricky- not to mention stressful.

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Puppy Proofing Your Home

Consider puppy proofing your home before you get your puppy.  When a puppy dog is brought into your home it is an exciting time that brings both rewards and challenges. One of the first things that you need to do is to learn a few tips that will help you puppy proof your house and make it safer for your new companion.

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Chewing Hazards

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Preparing Your Pet For Moving

Moving can be a stressful experience for you and your family, so don’t forget it is also a stressful time for your pet.  Pets can get used to a routine and what’s familiar.  They also sense when their family is stressed and can pick up on your feelings.  That is why it is always good to baby your pet when you’re moving.

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My Dog Seems More Tired Than Usual. Help!

Many people call a veterinarian in Richmond Kentucky because their dog's seeming more tired than usual.  It’s a good idea any time you don’t know what is wrong with your pup and you notice a change in his normal routine that you do call your vet and make sure nothing is wrong.  It is better to be reassured everything is fine than waiting and allowing a serious problem to get worse.

Lethargy In Dogs

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Intestinal Parasites in Dogs

Intestinal parasites in dogs can cause a variety of health problems including death if they are left untreated.  Most of the worms dogs get can also be transmitted to humans.  Here are some facts about intestinal parasites in dogs, the symptoms they create and what to do about intestinal parasites if you think your dog has them.


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Dental Health in Dogs

Part of good dog care includes regular dental cleaning and self exams.  Your puppy will be healthier and experience less oral pain if you regularly care for his or her teeth.  Here are a few suggestions to help keep your pet’s teeth healthy.

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