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Your Lexington Veterinarian Dog Facts

Your Lexington Veterinarian and anyone who has ever owned a dog can tell you they are adorable, loyal companions. They come in all shapes and sizes from a 36”, 150+ pound Great Danes to a 2-pound Chihuahuas. There are 150 dog breeds that make up 8 classes: Sporting,...
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Dental Care For Pets

Dental care for pets is an important part of maintaining your pet’s health.  You will want to make routine brushing and exams a part of your pet care regimen.  Here are a few things you can do to ensure your pet’s teeth stay healthy. Food and Chews You...
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Exercise for Dogs and Puppies

Dogs and Puppies love to exercise.  It is a good way to build relationship with your pooch and it will keep them healthy and happy for a lifetime.  Dogs were born to hunt, and spend their lives very actively taking care of their needs.  Today however, dogs don’t...
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Pet Allergies, Caring For Your Dog

Pet allergies are common in dogs.  Sometimes you will notice your dog having watery eyes or sneezes but that’s not the most common sign of allergies. Knowing the symptoms and what to look for is the first step in caring for your pet that has allergies.  Just like...
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Acquainting Your Old Dogs with Your Puppy

Introducing your new puppy to your older dogs can be a bit complicated, especially if your puppy is less than four months of age.  Puppies this young haven’t learned the art of dog communication.  They will usually pester an older dog unmercifully and not notice that the older...
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Socializing for Dogs

It is much easier to socialize dogs when they are puppies than it is to retrain them when they’re adults.  Dogs who are allowed to interact with as many people and pets as they can are usually socialized fairly well if it is done the right way. Tips...
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My Dog Has Worms, Help!

Worms in dogs can be a potentially life threatening problem.  You will want to be aware of the types of worms, what they look like and because many are not visible to the naked eye, what the symptoms of worms in dogs are.  The following is a list...
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How Dogs Nutritional Needs Change

You wouldn’t feed a newborn baby the same things you eat. The same thing applies to dogs! Depending upon the stage in life, a dog’s nutritional needs will vary accordingly. Puppies have specific nutritional requirements from an adult to a reproducing dog and even older dogs. As an...
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Pet Neutering in Lexington Kentucky

Introduction to Neutering in Lexington Before examining the case for neutering pets, it is important to ensure that the concepts under discussion are understood. For starters, neutering is sometimes used in lieu of castrating to mean removing both testicles to ensure that a male animal is no longer...
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4 Weird Habits of Pet Owners

Pet owners are said to be a “breed” of their own — sneaking people food under the table, baby talking the cat, and treating the dogs like a kid. Of course, it’s easy to get carried away with spoiling your furry friend and some of these habits can...
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