Pet Health

Pet Health

Puppy steps: the road ahead

During your pup’s first vet visit, you and your veterinarian will decide on which preventatives are best for your puppy.
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The first vaccines for puppies

Just like human babies, puppies need a series of vaccine injections to be considered fully vaccinated.
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Petplan pet insurance presents: Puppy steps - the first vet visit

Intestinal parasites pose a major health risk to all puppies, and some of them can be transmitted to humans. Let’s take a look at the major players.
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A warning against giving pets expired medication

We’ve all been there before. You’re feeling a little under the weather, and all you have left is some medicine that is a few months past due.
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Thumbs up! Dewclaws in pets

Most species don't have opposable thumbs—it’s one of the things that sets humans apart. But dogs and cats have first digits, better known as dewclaws.
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Tips for preventing a dental disaster at home

If tooth brushing isn’t possible due to an uncooperative pet or an overloaded schedule there are other things that you can do to promote a healthy mouth.
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The tooth about dental disease in pets

Until dental disease is very severe, most pet owners aren’t even aware it exists!
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The pros and cons of purebred dogs

Specific breeds are known for specific temperaments, so you can narrow your search for a purebred dog based on your requirements—however, there are exceptions.