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Apple Cider Vinegar: A Natural Remedy for Dogs

During your dog’s life, you are likely to run into problems such as itchy skin, fleas and ticks, ear infections, or digestive distress.  These ailments are common among pets, but are also preventable.  One common remedy and preventative is raw, unfiltered, unpasteurized apple cider vinegar (ACV), which can be purchased at any health food store.  The recommended uses of ACV for dogs are discussed below. Skin Allergies Dogs can develop skin irritation from any number of common allergens, including grass, pollen, dust, and even their food.  Unlike humans, dogs do not display allergic reactions in localized areas, rather, their entire bodies will become itchy and irritated.  ACV can help soothe irritation when applied directly to the skin and coat.  Simply dilute 1 part ACV with 1 part water, and combine in a spray bottle.  Spray your pet (avoiding broken skin) for fast-acting relief. Fleas and Ticks Not all dogs can...
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Picking the Right Flea Medicine For Your Dog

Your furry friend needs more than love, shelter, and food. Keeping them flea-free is on top of dog owners’ manual; they are not just nasty and disgusting, they can also pose harm to your canine’s health. Are you looking for preventive flea medicine or looking for cure for your flea-suffering dog? Where should you go? Flea medicine comes in many forms from chemical-filled collars, pills to ointments. All of them labeled and marketed as “ most effective”, “most trusted”, and “ fast result”. It will surely make you dizzy. With more and more options available, it can be hard to pick. What brand should you use and what should be the right dosage? Do not risk with some trial and error when it comes to looking for a medicine for your dog suffering from fleas. You best option is to seek medical help from your trusted veterinarian. Your Vet is...
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