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Tips & Tricks

Why it’s important to consult a vet before giving your dog meds

People love their dogs so much that they would do anything for them. That might sometimes include giving their dog medications without consulting a vet. Seeing your dog ill or in pain can be incredibly difficult, and it’s completely normal to want to make them feel better as soon as possible. That said, there are some very important reasons why it’s important to consult a vet before giving your dog any meds that you should know about.

1. Avoiding Side Effects

Just like with meds designed for humans, there are a lot of potential side effects that meds made for …

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Ideas

What virtual vet visits can do for you

Your pet can get sick any time of day or night. If you are a pet owner, you know how expensive trips to the pet emergency room are, and oftentimes, they turn out to be unnecessary. These days, pet care can extend beyond the walls of a pet hospital to help support a pet’s health no matter where you are or when you may need it.

Technology has now improved to allow virtual veterinary consultations from the comfort of your own home. The newest advancements in pet health now encompass Telemedicine that allows you and your pet to have a …

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Ideas Lifestyle

Can technology make your dog smarter?

Most of us have at least one device in our homes that is considered a “smart” device. Our televisions are smart, our phones are smart, even our thermostats can be considered smart! Technology has transformed our lives in many ways, from how we connect to one another to how we connect to our own homes. But can technology help us connect to our pets? Will the right technology make our dogs smarter?

Smart technology can do both harm and good. Our gadgets can make our lives much more efficient, but they can also lead us to adopt a few unhealthy …

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