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High Pet Food Standards!

The difference between premium pet foods and your standard pet foods are simple: the price, and the quality. You are paying for that extra dose of love and attention that these companies have put into the product, and I’m sure that, as a valued member of your family, your pet will appreciate the high standards. The people at James Wellbeloved make pet foods for your dog, your cat, and even your ferret, and always make sure that their high standards in quality get passed on to your pet. After all, you wouldn’t want to eat cheap, processed food, so why would your pet?

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Good brands that offer the best food for your pet

Pet health is becoming an increasingly important aspect of animal welfare. In recent years there has been an influx in the amount of medications and supplements being made available for our animals in order to help keep them in tip top shape. It is only natural for pets to catch illnesses or suffer from some sort of condition, particularly in old age. Treatments for animal illnesses can cost you a hefty sum, which, in today’s economic climate is the last thing you want.

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Mange in dogs

Mange is a serious skin condition in dogs which is caused by mites that lay their eggs under the skin. It is usually picked up from the environment or from contact with an infected dog. It is not usually passed on by foxes, this is a common misconception but dogs do not usually come into close enough proximity with foxes for transmission to occur.

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Freedom of Choice – Which Food for Your Dog

Choosing a premium dog food over a cheaper brand is already a step in the right direction for your dog’s health and happiness. Most high end dog foods use top quality ingredients and provide vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and other beneficial food stuffs in order to keep allergy, muscle, joint and digestive problems at bay. But choosing the right premium dog food from the broad selection available is very important and will depend on the age, breed and physiological condition (i.e. level of exercise and other factors such as breeding) of your pet.

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4 Steps To Prevent Dog Obesity

Obesity is one of the most widespread problems in dogs and has long-term consequences on its health. Obese pets suffer from serious ailments like arthritis, liver problems, heart problems and might also become diabetic. Sadly enough, obesity tends to lead to further overweight problems because once a pet is overweight, his physical activity drops dramatically making it almost impossible to lose weight. Given below are 4 ways in which you can prevent dog obesity.

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Obesity in dogs and its prevention

Obesity in pets is a major health concern and like with humans, can cause many health conditions such as diabetes, breathing problems, hypertension (high blood pressure), arthritis and other joint problems, heart disease (and in extreme cases heart failure). It may also adversely affect an existing health issue. Obesity occurs when dogs are overfed and under-exercised, exceeding their energy requirements, which then promotes the storage of fat.

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Tackling obesity in dogs

Obesity is becoming a serious problem in the UK. Not only are our waistlines expanding, but so too are those of our pets. Dog obesity is now causing vets real concern, as they see more overweight pets waddling into surgeries with a range of health issues that could easily be avoided if the animal’s dietary requirements had been more closely monitored. Certain breeds are prone to obesity – Labradors, spaniels and Golden Retrievers can often become overweight in later years.

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Dog Health And Symptoms: Winning Pet Care Information

Good dog health and symptoms. In order to understand dog health problems some dog diseases, injuries and physical ailments are serious, while others are not. Dog health can easily be taken care of by imbibing good habits in the dog, and training him well. A healthy dog is a happy dog having a positive attitude and personality. You must ensure food habits are regular and diet is well balanced. And make sure you give him exercise regularly and give him the love and attention that he needs, and he will be a healthy dog.

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Dog Vaccination Schedule

Dogs necessary recommended vaccinations. Every new puppy needs vaccination to protect him from some dangerous diseases and to develop his immune system. Veterinarians recommend a series of vaccinations and different vaccination schedules according to the specific dog’s risk factors. Dog Vaccination Schedule for Puppy’s First Year

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Information about distemper disease in dogs

Distemper disease affect body systems of the dog. Distemper is a disease that can affect many body systems of your dog. Your dog’s respiratory, gastrointestinal, and central nervous systems can be affected. The disease is often fatal especially when it strikes young puppies. This article will tell you everything owners need to know regarding canine distemper.