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A Helpful Guide in Helping You Make a Choice in the Field of Animal Care

A Helpful Guide in Helping You Make a Choice in the Field of Animal Care

Pets and Animals
When we think about taking our pets to the veterinarian, we usually do not think past the local vet in our area. He takes care of our dogs, cats, birds, snakes, etc. However, did you know that like a human doctor that has a specialty, so can a veterinarian? There are many types of veterinarian specialties to be studied if you want to work in this profession. You may be very surprised to know that the list consists of about 40 areas grouped into about 22 certain types of specialty organizations. So, if this is an area of career interest for you, the choices of what type of veterinarian to be is more than just a general range of what a regular vet can accomplish. If you are unsure of all the specialties that are out there, it would be a good idea to search the internet around the area ...
Common Canine Health Concerns and Solutions

Common Canine Health Concerns and Solutions

General
We love them and care for them like members of our family because that is exactly what they are. Dogs are most than just a pet or furry companion. As their owners, it is our responsibility to care for them and provide treatment as needed. Just like humans, our pets have annoying ongoing health issues that, while serious, are not life-threatening. Caring for these minor conditions can be done at home or in a veterinary office if the problem persists. Here are some common issues at their matching remedy. Itchy Skin The tricky part of having a dog with itchy skin is that there can be many causes. Food allergies, fleas, hot spots, and infection are the primary options. The simplest solution is to begin by changing the dog's diet and see if the problem improves. Try simple ingredient kibb...