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Chew on This! Selecting Safe Chews for Dogs

Chew treats for our canine companions can fill many roles:  special treat, boredom buster, dental health booster…but how to choose? Are they all safe for your beloved pet? Are some better than other? Before you ask the pet store employee about selecting safe chews for dogs, ask your pet professionals at Hanford Veterinary Hospital.

Food For Thought

When perusing the aisles looking for pet treats, there is a lot to consider. You will need to pick up the packages and do a little investigating in order to find the best option for your pet family. Think about:

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Allergies in Pets: What You Need to Know

Hanford_iStock_000039219812_Large (2)Allergies are no fun, whether you have two legs or four. While pets may experience allergy symptoms a little differently than their human counterparts, allergies are just as common and annoying for our animals. Keep reading to learn what you need to know about allergies in pets.

Symptoms of Allergies in Pets

Dogs and cats are not spared from the miseries of allergies. In fact, they can be allergic to the same things as people. Different types of foods, pollens, dust, weeds, fleas, other animals, and even humans top the list of allergy sources for pets.

When we’re affected by allergies, we often experience respiratory problems. However, our pets’ allergies often present in the form of skin issues. Common allergy symptoms in dogs and cats include: Continue…

Human Medications and Your Pet

Dog and pills.As pet owners, we want our animals to be well and not in pain. And we will often do whatever we can to make that happen. Unfortunately, some owners use the web or friends for advice and give their pets human or animal medications that are not prescribed specifically for their pet’s current problem by their veterinarian. This idea may seem harmless enough, but it’s not.

Please think twice before offering your pet any medication that we have not prescribed or directed you to give. There is more at stake than you could possibly imagine. Continue…

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