Can A Dog Get Poison Ivy?

When a human comes into contact with poison ivy, they know it without a doubt. But does the same go for dogs? Can dogs get poison ivy like their human counterparts? Surprisingly, most dogs feel little to no irritation when they are exposed. However, some dogs can suffer a great deal after coming into contact with the plant’s oils, especially if they get on a dog’s skin.

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Treatments for Pain in Dogs

If reading this article, you’re likely worried your dog is in pain and want to help. Let’s discuss ways to treat them ASAP.

The tricky part is that our canine friends cannot share or describe the pain. However, owners can:

 Be aware of the signs of pain in dogs

Consult with a certified vet professional

Look at alternative treatments and medicines

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Treatments for Arthritis in Dogs

Just like people, dogs age. As they age, they can suffer from a variety of diseases and health issues. A common disease that many dogs suffer from is Arthritis. Although there are many different types of the disease, the most prevalent form of arthritis in dogs is osteoarthritis, or degenerative joint disease.

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How to Treat Tick Bites on Dogs

Ticks are tiny little critters that can cause big problems. Your pet can be bitten by a tick without ever realizing what had happened. Depending on the type of tick, these bites can be potentially serious if left untreated. This article will cover how to spot a tick bite, tick removal, symptoms of a tick bite, how to treat tick bites on dogs, and prevention.

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How to Help Your Pet Recover from a Seizure

Witnessing your pet experience a seizure can be downright terrifying. For some animals, this could be a one-time experience, however, in most cases, seizure recur and could even happen on a regular basis. It’s important to remember that seizures can happen unexpectedly with any breed and at any age. With this said, it’s important to be prepared and learn the best ways to react in order to help your pet properly recover. In those very scary moments, you may feel like a helpless observer, but please remember that you are far from it!

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How Can I Help My Dog Be Less Anxious?

Anxiety Is Not Just A Human Condition! - Humans are not the only species that get stressed out from dogs, cats, and birds many animals are very prone to our stress levels and can even pick up on the stress that we exhibit form our lives.  You may not even realize that your furry friend may be just as stressed out as you or even more, but unlike us humans who may find all we need is a night out with friends to relieve stress dogs may need specific care to help them cope with their own specific breed of stress.

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CBD Chews for Dogs with Nausea

Having nausea and vomiting can be devastating to your pet. Unfortunately, our pets cannot tell us when they are sick. As human beings, we can communicate with our physician when we are feeling nauseous. However, our dogs cannot tell us when they are sick at their stomach. Since our precious pets cannot tell us when they are sick, we as pet owners need to know all the signs so you will know what to look for when your dog is feeling nauseous.

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