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Does a Smaller Dog Need a Smaller Vaccines?

Most canine vaccines are tested on “average” dogs. And average dogs are well … average sized. They’re not usually Yorkies, Maltese, Pomeranians, Chihuahuas, or any other sub-ten-pound breed or breed-mix.

Which is perhaps why a greater percentage of small dogs suffer vaccine reactions. Here’s a detailed explanation from a 2005 study on this which appeared in JAVMA: Continue reading

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How To Protect Your Dog From Leptosipirosis.

How can I protect my Dog from Leptosipirosis? Remember. . .Protection = Prevention! To help protect your dog from this potentially fatal disease, vaccination is key. Continue reading

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How is Leptospirosis In Dogs Diagnosed and Treated?

Your veterinarian is the best person to diagnose and treat leptospirosis because leptospirosis can look like many other diseases. Continue reading

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Can People Get Leptospirosis From Dogs? Yes!

Can people get Leptospirosis from dogs? Yes! The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that up to 200 human cases of leptospirosis a year are identified in the United States. Continue reading

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What Are The Signs Of Leptospirosis In Dogs?

Look for the following signs that could indicate your dog has been infected with Leptospira. Continue reading

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