Education

7 reasons to adopt a senior dog

When we think of adopting a dog we usually picture a new puppy, however animal shelters and foster homes are filled with healthy and active senior dogs that are also in need of a home. According to most veterinarians, a dog …
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Fireworks safety tips for pets

As the end of the year approaches, Aruba celebrates with dazzling fireworks that light up the skies and marvel young and old. Unfortunately, our pets do not feel the same way about fireworks and could use our help to feel …
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How Often Should You Clean Your Dog’s Ears?

Ear infections are the second most common reason dogs visit the vet, so tending to your pup’s aural health should definitely be a priority. But how often is best when it comes to cleaning your dog’s ears at home? Under-cleaning …
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Screw Worm

The New World screw-worm fly (Cochliomyia hominivorax), screw-worm for short, is a species of parasitic fly that is well known for the way in which its larvae or maggots eat the living tissue of warm blooded animals. It is present …
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Cats and Diabetes

Diabetes is a common disease among cats, affecting about 1 in 200. Some warning signs of diabetes are: Weight Loss Increased Thirst Increased Urination Older and overweight cats are especially prone to developing diabetes, which is caused by a lack …
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Carpata / Ticks

Carpata, Ticks, Teken, Rhipicephalus sanguineus What are ticks? Ticks are parasitic arthropods that feed on the blood of their hosts. They are attracted to warmth and motion, often seeking out mammals – including dogs. Ticks tend to hide out in …
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