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Five major signs your pet is suffering from allergies!

It’s that time… Runny eyes Reverse sneezing Licking paws Scratching head and face Ear and skin infections Remember that food allergies typically manifest year-round. A large percentage of dogs with food allergies also have environmental allergies. I don’t know about you but go outside right now and it looks like the scene for an allergy … Read More » [...] Read more »

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FDA Recalls Sportmix, What You Need To Know.

The latest pet food recall involves a pet food company called Sportmix, manufactured by Midwestern Pet Foods. The FDA issued an alert that it contains potentially fatal levels of aflatoxins after the death of twenty eight dog and the illness of many others. Signs of sickness included: sluggishness, decreased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea and jaundice. It’s … Read More » [...] Read more »

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COVID and Stress in Our Animals: Part II

My neighbor contacted me recently about their 13 year old Border Collie Nellie. She was in a panic and asked me to come by as soon as possible as Nellie was suffering. I have lived across the street from them and their many dogs for the past 30 years. I have even helped one dog … Read More » [...] Read more »

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Planning to Hike with Your Dog? What You Need to Know

When you live in Southern California, the heat is always a factor, especially when doing outdoor activities with pets. One of my favorite activities to do with my dogs is go hiking. With so many amazing trails close by I wish my dogs and I could hike more, but in order for it to be … Read More » [...] Read more »