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Yellowbook Pet Care Answers

How often does my dog need rabies shots?

Vaccinations are just as controversial for pets as they are for humans...More

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What's the difference between spay and neuter?

Spaying and neutering are the words that are used to refer to the different procedures for having a dog "fixed." ...More

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How do I get rid of fleas in my house?

If your pet has a flea problem, ridding your animal of fleas is only a small part of the solution...More

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What is parvo virus?

Parvo is a virus that affects dogs by attacking their intestinal lining, blocking their ability to absorb food and liquids...More

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What is distemper?

Canine distemper is a contagious disease, most often seen in puppies under six months, that attacks the respiratory system and has a high fatality rate...More

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What is kennel cough?

Kennel cough is a non-serious disease that strikes the respiratory system of dogs...More

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What do I do if my dog eats chocolate?

Chocolate attacks the cardiovascular and nervous systems of dogs, and it is extremely toxic for them...More

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What supplies do I need for a new puppy?

Buying a puppy can be an exciting and rewarding experience...More

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Why does my dog lick his paws?

Allergies are the most likely instigators of dogs excessively licking their paws...More

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Can pets get sick from humans?

Most illnesses cannot be passed from humans to animals...More

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Why does my dog scoot his behind on the ground?

Dogs who scoot their behinds on the ground, whether on grass or carpet, typically have infected anal glands...More

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How do I keep my cat from scratching my furniture?

Contrary to how it might look, cats don’t scratch furniture to upset their owners...More

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Should I brush my pets teeth?

As silly as it may look and as much as your pets may hate it, brushing your dog or cat’s teeth is essential in ensuring that they don’t fall victim to periodontal disease later in life...More

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How do I keep my dog from barking?

It's impossible to expect your dogs not to bark – it’s one of their most natural behaviors, and asking a dog not to bark at all is like asking them not to wag their tail...More

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Can I buy medical insurance for my pet?

There are insurance companies that offer medical coverage for your pet, though the premiums can be high enough to scare even the most devoted of pet lovers away...More

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How can I tell if my pet is in pain?

One of the challenges of owning a pet is the obvious communication gap that exists...More

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How can I tell if my pet is deaf?

Another challenge that comes from not being able to verbally communicate with your pet is determining certain conditions, such as trying to figure out of your pet has a hearing deficiency...More

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How can I tell if my dog is dehydrated?

Dehydration in dogs can be dangerous...More

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What is heartworm in dogs?

Heartworm in dogs is caused when they receive a bite from an infected mosquito...More

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How does microchipping work?

A microchip is about the size of a grain of rice, and is an electronic device that’s implanted into your pet’s skin through a hypodermic needle...More

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