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Take a proactive approach to your pet’s health and wellbeing. Some ways to make sure you are

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The Importance Of An Annual Dog Checkup

If you have a dog, then they may be like a child: you spoil them rotten and care for them deeply. Since your pet is that important to you, then their health should be just as important. We don’t mean just taking them out on walks, feeding them a balanced diet, and pampering good dogs with toys and treats, although those are all important too. We mean being proactive and taking them to the vet regularly for checkups.

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How Often Should I Take My Dog To The Vet? (Plus A Puppy Vet Visit Schedule)

Veterinarians typically recommend that healthy adult dogs get a comprehensive wellness examination once a year. However, this guideline differs for puppies under one year of age and elderly dogs. How often should you take puppies and senior dogs to the vet? And is once a year enough for your adult dog? We’ll explain when you should take your dog to a vet, what a routine checkup involves, how much you can expect to pay, and more.

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Best Dog Sunscreen: Do Dogs Need Sun Protection? Nose Sunblock, Natural Sunscreen, Can You Use Human Sunscreen? And More

Can dogs get sunburned? Yes, dogs are just as prone as humans to sunburn and related health conditions, like skin cancers. So before you head outside for an afternoon in the sun, make sure you’re both protected. We’ve found some of the best dog sunscreen products and given you tips on applying them, so you’re ready for fun in the sun. And, since May is Dog Cancer Awareness Month, spring and warmer months are the perfect time to prepare your dog for a healthy summer.

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Does Pet Insurance Cover Heartworm Prevention?

One of the best things you can do for your dog is take her to the vet for an annual checkup. The vet can assess her overall health and administer any vaccines or preventative medication needed to help keep her fit as a fiddle. Unfortunately, this annual checkup can be expensive after you’re charged for the exam fee, shots, preventative medicine, etc. Can you get assistance in covering expenses like heartworm prevention through pet insurance? We’ll explain how to find the best pet insurance policy to help you cover this type of wellness expense.

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Glacier Peak Holistics Reviews: Is Their At-Home Dog Allergy Test Legit?

Is your pup suffering from majorly itchy skin or digestive issues? If so, he could be suffering from allergies. An at-home dog allergy test, like Glacier Peak Holistics’ test, could uncover some of the allergens causing him health problems. Glacier Peak Holistics’ Pet Wellness Life Stress Scan Test is one of several at-home dog allergy tests on the market that you may be considering for your furry friend. How does this test differ from others? And are the results accurate? We dive into the details of the Glacier Peak Holistics allergy test to help you decide if this test is a good option for you.

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