Medication

The price of your dog’s medication can be pretty expensive. Find out if it’s ok to look online and what medications you should be giving your dog.

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Bravecto Reviews: Is It Safe For Dogs? Learn About The Side Effects, Consider Alternatives & FAQs

Bravecto is a controversial prescription medication in the pet world. Vets recommend it, it’s FDA-approved, and it helps eradicate ticks and fleas. However, many pet parents claim it causes seizures in their dogs and has even caused some to die. Is Bravecto safe to give your pet? Learn more so you can decide. Below are some frequently asked questions regarding Bravecto from our readers.

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Rimadyl For Dogs: Dosage Chart, Side Effects, Uses, Safety & More

Has your veterinarian recommended the popular dog painkiller Rimadyl for your dog? Before giving it to your pup, you may want to learn more about this FDA-approved veterinary drug. What does Rimadyl do for dogs? What are the side effects? And is it safe? We’ll answer these questions and more to help you make an informed decision with your vet about whether Rimadyl is the best option for your dog’s pain relief or if an alternative medication is a better choice.

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Which Over-The-Counter Medications Are Safe For Dogs?

We consider our dogs family members, so it’s a natural instinct to turn to your medicine cabinet to relieve your dog’s mild ailments. Many human meds are safe for dogs — but not all. Before popping any pills into your pup, make sure you follow these tips on over-the-counter medicine for dogs…

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

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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Aspirin For Dogs: Side Effects, Safety Precautions, Dogs & More

We all hate to see our furry friends suffering from pain. It can be tempting to turn to our medicine cabinets for fast and easy relief for minor aches. But the resounding advice from veterinarian and pet experts say DO NOT give your pet aspirin or any other human over-the-counter (OTC) pain relievers without consulting your vet. Does that mean that aspirin is bad for all dogs? Not in some cases, but you should understand the potential side effects, which dogs are at a higher risk for severe complications, and what can happen to your canine companion if you accidentally overdose. We’ll help you learn more about this potentially fatal OTC pain reliever for dogs.

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Does Pet Insurance Cover Prescription Food? Benefits, Brands & More

Sometimes our dogs need to go on a prescription diet due to a health condition, general maintenance, or weight loss. But is this something that pet insurance will cover the expense of? Let’s find out if pet insurance covers prescription food and, if so, what restrictions there may be for it.

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What To Do If Your Dog Gets Stung By A Bee: Treatment, Symptoms & More

Bees and wasps are one of nature’s little miracles for a curious canine. It’s hard for pups to resist these flying and buzzing wonders. Unfortunately, dogs don’t understand the pain these insects can inflict — and dogs’ faces and paws often pay the price. If your dog gets stung by a bee, what do you do? In most cases, you can help them at home. But some dogs suffer severe reactions, so it’s important to know when it’s time for emergency care.

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How To Keep Fido Safe When Buying Pet Medications Online

It’s no secret to most Americans that we are a country full of pet lovers. According to the Humane Society of the United States, around 39 percent of American households own at least one dog. A lot of work is involved in caring for a pet and that can often mean a lot of expense. Pet care is constantly evolving to include preventative care to ensure that our pets remain free of disease or illness. This means plenty of trips to see the veterinarian and additional costs for vaccinations and medications as well. Many pet owners are trying to address rising pet care costs by turning to online providers of pet medications but every owner must beware that in doing so, they may be doing more harm than good…

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Gabapentin For Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, Dosage & More

Has your vet recommended a prescription medication called gabapentin for your pup? Many people have never heard of gabapentin, which is primarily a human medication, and wonder what it’s used to treat and if it’s safe for dogs. We’ll give you the lowdown on this drug to answer many of the questions you might have.

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Dog Car Sickness: Natural Remedies, Nausea Medicine & More Tips For Puppies Throwing Up

Do you envy fellow dog owners who can take their dogs everywhere in the car? You’ve tried, but your dog gets car sick. It’s a challenging problem for both you and your pup, but rest assured — there are steps you can take. And, you’re not alone. There are multiple reports that state that one in five dogs suffers from motion sickness. How can you help your dog’s car sickness (and save yourself the headache of cleaning up from your dog throwing up in the car)? Read on to learn our tips to nip dog car sickness in the bud.

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Clomipramine For Dogs With Canine Anxiety

As the owner of an anxious dog, I know all too well the challenges that come along with the canine manifestation of anxiety. For many dog owners the only remaining solution to offer their dog a “normal” life may be medication. Below we will take a look at one of the most commonly prescribed anti-anxiety medications for dogs – Clomipramine…

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Cheap Pet Meds: Is It Better To Buy Online?

Being a responsible pet owner means providing our pets with regular preventative medications in addition to medications treating health conditions. Being a good pet parent can also be expensive which leads us to search for alternatives. There are several places you can buy online to save money, but you should shop with caution…

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