At-Home Care for Dogs Recovering from Distemper

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At-Home Care for Dogs Recovering from Distemper Since there’s currently no known cure for canine distemper, the only thing that can give infected dogs a fighting chance of survival is supportive care from a veterinarian. However, once your dog has already received the professional care they need from the animal hospital, they’ll be coming home […]

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How Does Supportive Care Help Dogs with Distemper?

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How Does Supportive Care Help Dogs with Distemper? As you may already know, there are currently no treatment options available for dogs with Canine Distemper. The only way you can protect your pooch from contracting the incredibly contagious virus is by getting them vaccinated. However, not all dogs are lucky enough to receive a vaccine […]

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The Benefits of Vitamin C for Dogs with Distemper

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Vitamin C is widely known for its antioxidant and immunity-boosting properties. For us, humans, including it in our daily diet is necessary if we want to stay in tip-top health. Since our bodies can’t naturally produce vitamin C, we need to consume it from an outside source like fruits, vegetables, or tablets. Dogs, however, are […]

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My Dog Has Hard Paw Pads…What Does This Mean?

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Dogs love running, jumping, and bouncing around, whether they are indoors, at the park, or playing in their own backyards.  All of this movement causes a lot of pressure on their feet, so thankfully, dogs form calluses in order to give their paws added protection.  A dog’s normal footpad is thick and hard, yet springy.  […]

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Distemper Can Be Spread on Humans and Pet Equipment

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Respiratory secretions and airborne pathogens are not the only ways that Canine and Feline Distemper can be spread to other animals.  Humans can carry the Distemper virus on their hands, clothing, and shoes, in addition to other surfaces and materials that can harbor the disease, such as blankets, food and water bowls, and other pet […]

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Natural Disasters Spread the Distemper Virus

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What is a Natural Disaster? Imagine being at home and all of a sudden the ground begins to shake, waters start to rise, or a downpour of rain and wind flood the area.  A natural disaster is a naturally occurring event such as a flood, earthquake, or hurricane that causes severe damage or loss of […]

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Overcrowded Animal Shelters Spread Disease

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Overcrowded Animal Shelters Spread Disease  Animal shelters play an amazing role in the lives of animals.  It is estimated that millions of animals are cared for and placed into forever homes every year, and many shelters advocate for homeless animals and promote responsible pet ownership. However, housing many animals in a confined space can lead […]

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The Top 8 Ways To Prevent The Spread Of Distemper

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Here Are The Top 8 Ways To Prevent The Spread Of Distemper Looking for the top ways that you can prevent the spread of disease?  Here they are!  Distemper is a serious and potentially fatal illness that impacts cats and dogs, as well as many other animal species.  Thankfully, this disease is also very preventable, […]

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Do You Know What the Signs of Distemper Are?

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Do You Know What the Signs of Distemper Are? Since our pets cannot directly tell us what is wrong, we need to be extra observant when it comes to their health.  The Distemper virus comes along with deadly and scary symptoms in both cats and dogs, and it is important to learn what to look […]

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Do Senior Dogs and Cats Need Vaccinations?

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Do Senior Dogs and Cats Need Vaccinations? Well, the simple answer is, it depends.  The need for vaccination greatly depends on the current health and vaccination history of your pet.  Dogs older than seven years of age are considered senior pets, and cats are considered elderly by the time they are about 11 years old.  […]

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