Category Archive: Home and Living

Apr 16

Nursing In The Veterinary World

The pet medical world can be an interesting one. Animals can suffer from some of the same medical problems as humans. They can get the flu, cancer, or deal with medical issues that are common in humans. On the flip side, animals can also deal with medical issues that are completely exclusive to them. That …

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Dec 22

Making Food for Your Dog With a Pressure Cooker

If you are like many dog owners you really love your dog and want the best for them. So have you considered taking control of your dog’s nutrition by making food for them yourself? As a vet I highly recommend it. It is easier than you think and entirely possible to do fairly quickly with …

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Nov 27

Think About Your Dogs’ Safety Before Using Chainsaws

There are instances when you really have to use chainsaws to cut huge trees. They can block your house and put you and your family in danger during heavy storms. If you have experienced using it before, then it is good for you. The only problem is when you use the chainsaw it causes disturbing …

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Nov 27

A Day in the Park is a Perfect Time for Relaxation and Bonding

When you are so busy with your work, you fail to spend enough time with your family. When you have pets, you might even ask someone else to take care of them since you can’t. This is why you need to make sure that whenever you have enough time on your hands, you spent it …

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Nov 27

Walking Your Pet at the Park is Not Enough Exercise for You

If you have a pet dog and you love it so much, you might want to spend a lot of time with it. Walking your dog to the park is one of the best things that you can do. This also makes your dog enjoy the surrounding even more. It is also a perfect bonding …

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Nov 27

Always Check What Your Dogs Drink

When dogs are thirsty, they will look for anything to drink, regardless of what the substance is. Put any liquid in front of them and they will drink it. Dogs don’t necessarily discriminate on liquids easily, unless they have a very toxic taste. As long as they seem sweet or tasteless, it will be just …

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Sep 26

Keeping a Clean Home Especially When You Have Pets

There are a lot of good reasons for getting a pet. Some people may not understand it, but pets are just adorable. They might be quite difficult to take care of, but they are definitely amazing. If you have pets and kids at the same time, you have to make sure that you keep your …

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Jun 05

Why Every Hotel Should Be Dog Friendly

I love going travelling, and while I can’t always bring my pets with me, it’s nice to know that I have the option to at the hotel I’m staying at. That’s why I was delighted to hear that dogs were allowed at the hotel I stayed at in Newcastle. With the pet business booming, it …

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May 26

Can Sarcoptic Mange (Human Scabies) be Transferred to and from Pets?

Defining the different types of Parasitic Mites Both humans and their pets can become infested with tiny parasitic mites called mange (or scabies, in human cases). Very few people understand these little mites and how to distinguish the different varieties and sub-species that live in our midst. There are many different types of parasitic mites …

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May 19

Exotic Pets – What We Can Do About Them

I think I might have mentioned this before, but being a vet has always been a dream of mine ever since I was a little kid. I just enjoy being around animals. For me, they are not just ordinary creatures but they are also creatures that can be called friends — friends who have soul …

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May 06

My pet in my carry-on bag

Recently I was on a domestic flight from New Orleans to Atlanta. I was flying with American Airlines and what I noticed was that there was a pet on board. But what was really strange was that this little creature was in a carry-on bag. As a veterinarian and a pet lover I was really …

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May 01

The Most Prevalent Diseases That Affect Dogs

There are so many diseases that can affect your pet, rendering them inactive. As a pet owner, you will need to take your pet to a veterinary doctor immediately. Dogs are man’s best friend, but when your dog is sick, he might express an unruly behavior. It is for this reason that you should at …

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Apr 23

How to Get Your Dog to Stop Chewing On Your Stuff

There is nothing more frustrating than walking into your bedroom to find your favorite pair of shoes chewed to pieces. Of course you know who the culprit is, and unfortunately firmly telling your dog, “NO!” and pointing at your shoes isn’t very effective at stopping this disruptive behavior. My dog once got my favorite vaporizer …

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