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5 Important Tips for Keeping Pets Safe From Coronavirus

5 Important Tips for Keeping Pets Safe From Coronavirus

By some estimates, almost 70 percent of households in the U.S. own a pet of some sort. While it's hard to track the exact number of pet owners out there, there's no doubt that the numbers are high. As a pet owner, responsibility for your furry friend can make the current coronavirus pandemic that much more frightening.

Thousands of other pet owners just like you are wondering about cat and dog safety right now. You may also be wondering if your pet's health situation can possibly affect your own -- such as whether or not pets can transmit the coronavirus to you.

Rest assured that we have the answers to your burning questions about pet health and the coronavirus. Read on for the reassuring information you need to know.

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What Is Dog Mange and How to Treat It?

What Is Dog Mange and How to Treat It?

It’s not easy being a dog in a dog-eat-dog world. Now, add to that a skin disease that makes you itch like crazy and it will make you question your entire existence.

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CBD and Hemp Products For Pets

CBD and Hemp Products For Pets

CBD seems to be taking over the world—for both humans and their furry friends.

That's right, there's CBD for cats and CBD for dogs, and veterinarians nationwide are becoming hip to the new trend. There's still a lot to learn, however, and there are still a lot of veterinarians out there who won't recommend CBD products because they know so little about it. So, if you're one of the many pet owners looking into using CBD for dogs or CBD for cats, here is a good place to start.

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2020 Guide to the Best Dog and Cat Dewormer

2020 Guide to the Best Dog and Cat Dewormer

50% of American pet owners consider their pets just as much a part of the family as any other family member. Another 36% consider them a part of the family just not as significant as other family members.

Keeping everyone in the family happy and healthy is a top priority and your dog, cat or other pet are just as important.

Did you get a new puppy or kitten that was born with intestinal worms? Maybe your older pet needs a pet dewormer? It's not uncommon for animals to have worms at some point in their life.

We know you want to keep your pet free from parasites. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about worms in your pets and find out what dog and cat dewormer options are available.

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Your Guide On How To Treat Eye Infections In Dogs

Your Guide On How To Treat Eye Infections In Dogs

No one knows the love and care pets require like pet owners do. As a responsible and thoughtful pet owner you probably consider a veterinarian to be the first and most reliable resource in getting medical advice for your beloved pet. 

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5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Giving Insulin to Your Pet

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Giving Insulin to Your Pet

Watching over a diabetic pet can also be pretty unforgiving. One mistake can have a negative effect on their well-being. One mistake made several times, under the belief that it is not a mistake, can put them in extreme peril.

Yes, it is hard work, but pet owners must put in that hard work no matter what. They must do everything they can to ensure that their companions can live their best lives and love to their fullest abilities. If you have a diabetic pet, you need to learn exactly what to do and not do. Here are five common mistakes to avoid when giving insulin to your pet.

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Fish Doxycycline: Antibiotics for Your Aquatic Amigo

Fish Doxycycline: Antibiotics for Your Aquatic Amigo

Fish doxycycline is an antibiotic, meaning it fights, halts the growth of, and kills bacteria. This particular type is designed for taking on the microorganisms that cause several common bacterial diseases in fish. Examples include mouth, fin, or tail rot, all deteriorating infections


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The Health Benefits of Brewer’s Yeast

The Health Benefits of Brewer’s Yeast

To quote Healthline, “Brewer’s yeast is an ingredient used in the production of beer and bread … made from Saccaromyces cerevisiae, a one-celled fungus.” Besides this, it is not uncommon for people to use the ingredient for medicinal purposes, either as a digestion supplement or a probiotic.

Its medicinal value is not limited to human use, either. A variety of animals can receive a variety of health benefits from ingesting brewer’s yeast. These critters include dogs, cats, horses, and birds.


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Syringes and Needle Types — Uses and Safe Disposal

Syringes and Needle Types — Uses and Safe Disposal

Not many people outside of medical professions have experience with syringes and needles. They will likely need to learn more about them if they own pets. Syringes have a variety of applications for our animal companions, and some go beyond medication and vaccination.

Before you start ordering over-the-counter syringes, you should know the different kinds you can find. Each has its own distinct purposes and qualities, and knowing which one to choose will make things easier and safer for you and your pets. Here is some information on the different types of syringes and needles.


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What to Know About Administering Injections to Animals

What to Know About Administering Injections to Animals

Veterinarians can provide vital medical assistance for pets, but much of the care will still be left to the owner. This may even include injections, one of the best methods for providing medication to animals. Given the nature of syringes and needles, the procedure can be quite delicate and potentially painful. However, with the right knowledge, anyone can learn how to do this effectively and painlessly. Here is some information on administering injections to animals.


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No Need for a Prescription with These Popular Vet Meds

No Need for a Prescription with These Popular Vet Meds

We recently discussed the proper use of over-the-counter (OTC) medicine when caring for your pets. Any pet owner, new or experienced, needs to know as much as they can about what is available without a prescription. You never know when your pet might fall ill or get hurt, nor when you’ll need medication on hand. That’s why, as a companion piece to that article, we’d also like to save you some effort in determining which meds may be most helpful. Here’s some information on popular vet meds and the common ailments they can treat.


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Guidelines for OTC Medicine for Pets: What Pet Owners Need to Know

Guidelines for OTC Medicine for Pets: What Pet Owners Need to Know

How do you use over-the-counter (OTC) medicine when you feel ill? You definitely don’t just choose any random pills and swallow as many as you feel like having. Instead, you choose something that’ll treat your problem and check the appropriate dosage for your size. As a pet owner, you are responsible for following the same procedures when your animal companion gets sick. Here are some guidelines on how to use OTC medicine for pets.
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Basic Pet Care

Basic Pet Care

If your pet needs medical care, a licensed veterinarian should be the first resource you turn to for help. With that said, the vet will almost certainly tell you that there is plenty that you’ll have to do on your own. California Veterinary Supply exists to provide the supplies you need to care for your buddy.

To help you even further, we’re kicking off our blog with a series of articles dedicated to all the ways that you can keep your pet happy and healthy. We’ll begin with the most essential information you need. Here is some advice on basic pet care.


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Project Freedom Ride: How a Mother-Son Duo Found Homes for Almost 2000 Dogs

Project Freedom Ride: How a Mother-Son Duo Found Homes for Almost 2000 Dogs

How do you talk with your dog-loving toddler about kill shelters? That is the question that Jen McConn faced when she visited one with her son Roman in 2016. Roman, only four years old at the time, asked her why there were so many dogs in these cages, and she spared him the details and explained, “They’re looking for homes.” With the innocent simplicity and compassion you might expect from a child, he said that people should just find homes for the dogs that don’t have one. 

This led to the founding of Project Freedom Ride, an organization that transports homeless or unwanted dogs from kill shelters in Texas and Georgia to happy homes and humane societies in the Pacific Northwest. 

Here’s how the McConns have rescued almost 2000 dogs in just 3 years, and what you can do to help.


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