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Hurricane Planning Tips

Hurricane Planning Tips When a natural disaster strikes, Good Shepherd Pet Hospital 's team think of the four-legged🐱🐶 family members that are displaced and in danger. Here are some first aid tips for dogs and cats: Do not...

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Heartworm Prevention Medication

What is Heartworm Disease? Heartworms are a blood-borne parasite called Dirofilaria Immitis caused by parasitic worms that live in the heart, lungs and surrounding blood vessels of affected pets. Heartworms cause lung disease, heart failure...

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Your Pet’s Weight Does Really Matter!

According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), U.S. pet obesity rates in 2018 that 59.5% of cats and 55.8% of dogs are classified as overweight or obese. Weight loss can be challenging for anyone, people or pets. The great news...

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Responsible Pet Owner

1) Commit Avoid impulsive decisions when selecting a pet. choose a pet ​that's suited to your home and lifestyle. Keep only the type and number of pets for which you can provide appropriate food, water, shelter, health care and...

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Can I Give My Dog Benadryl?

Benadryl, also known by its generic name, diphenhydramine, is one of the few over-the-counter drugs that veterinarians routinely have owners administer at home. While Benadryl is generally well tolerated by dogs and has a wide safety margin,...

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Parasite Giardia

How to Spot, Treat, and Prevent Giardia in Dogs What is Giardia? Giardiasis is an intestinal infection caused by a protozoan parasite Giardia duodenalis. “Giardia is a simple one-celled parasitic species; it is not a worm, bacteria, or...

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