ANIMAL MATTERS

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Dog Health Programme

December 26th, 2014|Categories: ANIMAL MATTERS|

Undoubtedly the basis of good health for our dogs should concentrate on good nutrition, proper hygiene, a good environment where the animal can exercise stress-free and of course a good programme of vaccination, flea treatment and de-worming. […]

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World Rabies Day – September 28th

August 29th, 2014|Categories: ANIMAL MATTERS|

This day is designed to raise awareness about both human and animal Rabies. The theme for 2014 is ‘Together against Rabies’. The day is also about teaching everyone about the impact of Rabies, how to prevent it and how to eradicate sources of the disease across the world. […]

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Getting a Dog or Puppy

July 25th, 2014|Categories: ANIMAL MATTERS|

There is a real problem here in Spain with the number of dogs and puppies available. There are of course the dog breeders who should be fully registered if they are to sell pedigree puppies, but there are also thousands of puppies being born each year because of the lack of neutering of dogs. […]

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Summer Diseases and Heat Problems

June 27th, 2014|Categories: ANIMAL MATTERS|

When the good weather comes there is an increase of certain processes in our pets because of the rise of temperatures. […]

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Fight Against External Parasites

May 27th, 2014|Categories: ANIMAL MATTERS|

Summer time is when our pet animals are more exposed to an attack of fleas and ticks. Both parasites are pretty disturbing for the animal and you and they can infect animals or make them develop allergies. These parasites can usually be easily detected. However, when talking about fleas and some kind of ticks, it is necessary to make a meticulous examination of the animal, especially on dark haired pets or animals with thick coats. […]

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Food Allergies

April 25th, 2014|Categories: ANIMAL MATTERS|

Food Allergy is more and more common among our pets. In fact, it is as prevalent among pet animals as it is among humans. Allergies have increased in developed countries over the past few years. […]

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Travel Sickness

March 25th, 2014|Categories: ANIMAL MATTERS|

Motion sickness is very usual among our dogs and this fact can not only be limited to the animal, but also to the owners, making travel by car a traumatic experience. […]

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Processional caterpillars and Ticks

February 25th, 2014|Categories: ANIMAL MATTERS|

We have heard of a number of cases of animals being affected by the processional caterpillars this year, with some of the animals being lucky to survive. […]

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Which Dog Is The Best For Me?

January 27th, 2014|Categories: ANIMAL MATTERS|

With all the rescue dogs around, the choice of which dog to adopt is huge. The first thing to consider when deciding to take on an animal is to see if you have enough time and money, as well as do you have room at home for the new pet. […]

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