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Choosing the Best Food For Your Dog: Thinking Critically About Your Dog's Food:

Some hints and tips to help you find the right food for your dog: By Frenchie Long-Sabados One of the questions I hear most often is “what is the best food on the market”? The reason for this question is simple: animals are family, and just like children we want them to have the best possible care and food the market has to offer. However, this question is not always so easy to answer. There will always be a “top quality” food on the market, and one of them will ALWAYS be the best. However, the BEST may not be what is RIGHT for your canine companion... I hope that the following information will help you to feel more comfortable...

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Icky Tummy? How You Can Help:

We recently posted an article all about what we refer to as "Icky Tummy". Vomiting and diarrhea are no fun for anyone, and being prepared can help. Click the link below to read about when to see your vet, what to ALWAYS have on hand, and a few safe, natural remedies commonly accepted to help with the effects of common tummy troubles in dogs: (http://www.endurapet.com/pages/the-icky-tummy-page-safe-natural-help-for-your-dogs-upset-tummy)

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Understanding Canine Hip Dysplasia & Exploring Treatment Options for Your Dog

  When visiting the veterinarian, dog lovers around the world dread hearing two words: Hip Dysplasia. But what exactly is hip dysplasia, and what are the options when our beloved canine companions receive this diagnosis?     Hip dysplasia is one of the most studied veterinary conditions in dogs, and is the most common single cause of canine arthritis of the hips. The disorder is commonly caused by a genetic malformation of the hip socket, but may be triggered by early injury, excess weight or repetitive motion before a dog is fully developed (this is why early competition and jogging are ill-advised for pups under one year old).  Hip dysplasia results in pain and mobility difficulties. Ideally, the round head...

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Should You Brush Your Pet's Teeth?

 Did you know that your pet’s dental health affects more than just his or her teeth and gums?  Lack of proper dental care and resulting periodontal disease can and does affect your beloved beasts’ entire body: Heart, kidneys, lungs, intestines, and even joints! We recently adopted an incredibly sweet 9-year old dog, Kayla.  Her personality is sweet beyond compare, but her teeth and gums?  Our vet had one word: Horrific. Poor Kayla had such bad periodontal infection that her lymph nodes were swollen and she had a dangerous case of bronchitis secondary to the massive amount of infection in her mouth. After several extractions, daily dose of EnduraPet® Immune Support, and supportive care to help her gums heal, Kayla is...

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Pumpkin saves the day

Pumpkin is something we always have on hand for our furry family. The fiber in pumpkins is incredibly gentle and effective in terms of  treatment and maintenance of pets' digestive health. It can make a huge difference for pets who suffer from chronic constipation OR diarrhea. Yes... for both! It is also especially helpful for dogs (and the occasional cat) who get impacted anal glands (yes, ick!), and for cats who have trouble with hairballs. Pumpkin is absolutely amazing for many issues, but especially for firming up loose stool in dogs and cats, and for hairball maintenance in cats. And the best part? They tend to love the taste! Things to know when giving pumpkin to pets: A little goes...

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