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Everything that has to do with your dog’s health – from stomach aches to nutrition to broken bones. Let Canine Journal assist you with your pet health needs, but remember to take them to the Vet in emergencies!

Dog Urine Test: Petnostics And PetConfirm Reviews

PetConfirm test restults

A pet urine test, gives you the results of urinalysis related illness including bladder infections, kidney stones and urinary tract infections. This can be very handy for pet owners whose dogs experience UTI’s frequently. Instead of taking your dog to the vet for a dog UTI test, you can conduct one at home by purchasing a urine test for dogs and then administer your dog’s medication when needed. There are two companies we’d like to discuss about their urinalysis test for dogs: Petnostics and PetConfirm…

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Which Dog Vaccinations Are Necessary?

Dog Vaccination

Vaccinations are a crucial part of the health of your pet dog. For owners of new puppies, the vaccination schedule seems never ending, but as dogs age, this schedule consolidates to two yearly vet visits. In this article we will take a look at what vaccinations your dog should receive, what they are for and how old your dog should be when they receive each vaccination…

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What Are The Best Pain Meds For Dogs? Avoid Your Medicine Cabinet

Bottle of medicine

Our family dog, Tiny, is a fanatic runner when he’s off-leash. He loves to bolt at full speed, but his aging body isn’t keeping up with his youthful energy (sound familiar?!). Often the next day, he’s sluggish and is so sore he won’t even jump up on the couch with me. We all hate to see our dogs in pain and want to give them relief. Fortunately, there are some very effective pain medications for dogs available. Before you pop them a pill, however, it’s crucial to know what’s safe and what’s not — and what pain med side effects to watch for…

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How To Not Break The Bank With Pet Wellness Plans

Dog with barbell in mouth: Pet Wellness Plans

Many pet parents don’t realize that pet insurance differs from human health insurance in that most veterinary pet insurance plans don’t cover routine wellness visits and other services. They are designed to help you manage your budget for unplanned emergencies or illnesses that could break the bank. If you are looking for a plan to cover routine visits instead, there are still options to get coverage for pet wellness visits…

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Best Flea And Tick Prevention For Dogs: Need A Strong Defense?

Dog scratching fleas

Every year seems to be more ominous when it comes to the threat of disease-ridden ticks and fleas, especially where my family and I live. While we have a beautiful view of the Blue Ridge mountains from our home with deer often in our backyard, our lawn backs up to tall grasses and woods that attract ticks and other pests. Our dog loves to roam our surroundings, but he’s brought unwelcome pests into our home…

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PetPlate Reviews: Tails Will Wag For This Dog Food Delivery Service

Dog eating PetPlate

PetPlate’s founder didn’t let a pass on Shark Tank hold him back from making sure dogs across the country get nutritional, human-grade dog food. His enterprise now feeds thousands of happy hounds every day. Could PetPlate be just what the vet ordered for your pup? Our site’s owners subscribe to this all-natural dog food delivery service. But what’s our team’s verdict on PetPlate…

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