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Dogs Running on Treadmills

Countless canines have pledged to stay fit in 2014 by going for a run.

10 Reasons Why Pets Need Clean Water

Just because your dog licks the bottoms of your toes and your cat nuzzles inside the dirty laundry pile doesn't mean they don't need clean water. It's just as important for your furry friends to drink fresh water as it is for humans. Here are 10 reasons why you should keep your pet's bowl full of clean…

Satterwhite.B, Flickr Scabies symptoms are a common affliction for household pets. As part of a Paw Nation series providing background about medical problems your pet may suffer, we spoke to Dr. Kristen Fulham, veterinary dermatologist with Southeast Veterinary Specialists in Matairie, La., to get some insights about the condition. Are scabies symptoms potentially deadly or are they common? Symptoms of scabies include itching, crusty skin, oozing and cracking of skin, lack of appetite, hair loss, and overall decline in the quality of your pet's health. Scabies can be fatal if left untreated....

.thana✌, Flickr Vomiting is a common affliction for household dogs. As part of a Paw Nation series providing background about the medical problems your pet may suffer, we spoke to Dr. Andy Plauche', DVM at Lafayette Veterinary Care Center in Lafayette, La., to get some insights about the condition. You should always consult your veterinarian before giving medication or supplements to your pet. What are the signs that my dog's vomiting requires special attention? If your dog is vomiting and becomes depressed or lethargic, then consulting your veterinarian is important. Diarrhea in conjunction with vomiting can rapidly lead to severe dehydration. Early detection of dehydration is an...

Loowgren, Flickr Neomycin is a veterinary drug used most often as a topical antibiotic for household pets on the skin, eyes and ears. As part of a Paw Nation series providing background about the medical problems your pet may suffer, we spoke to Dr. Andy Plauche from the Lafayette Veterinary Care Center, in Lafayette, La., to gain some insights regarding the drug. You should always consult your veterinarian before giving medicine or supplements to your pet. What is neomycin? Neomycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It can be used orally (for gut "sterilization") or topically....