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Treating and Preventing Lawn Brown Spots (Urine Burns)

7 Tips to Prevent Dog Urine Brown Spots If you have a dog, then your lawn probably has at least a few—and probably more—brown spots. Urine burns. The purpose of this article is to help you understand why urine causes the grass to die and what you can do to reduce the effects of dog...Read More

Cleaning Dog Urine or Dog Poop From Carpet & Upholstery

How to clean dog poop from carpet and fabric Cleaning pet stains completely and successfully from fabric can be difficult, but it is worth the extra time it takes to do it correctly. Aside from making your home look and smell dirty, areas that have dog poop or urine odor will attract your dog back...Read More

Canine Parvovirus (Parvo) Overview

Canine parvovirus is a very contagious small virus that affects the gastrointestinal tract of dogs. In young puppies, it may also damage the heart muscle. Canine parvovirus is commonly referred to as “parvo.” Canine parvovirus will infect dogs, wolves, and foxes, but will not affect cats. Parvovirus is spread through the waste of infected dogs....Read More

Stop Your Dog From Marking

Help! My Dog is Ruining My House! In the article “How do I stop my dog from eating his poop! Coprophagia,” we write about how our rescue dog Rusty had the disgusting habit of eating his own waste. Not only did he love to eat poop, but he also loved to urinate on our couches,...Read More

Heartworms

Heartworm Infections Heartworm infections are very serious, and potentially fatal for dogs. Heartworms are a type of roundworm known as filarids. They live in the arteries, lungs, and heart of an infected animal. Many mammals such as dogs, cats, foxes, and even people can contract heartworms. Heartworm infestation is spread by infected mosquitoes. When an...Read More

Giardia Overview

Giardia Spread of Giardia Giardia are parasitic, single-celled organisms called protozoa that live in the small intestine of dogs. Giardia protozoa prevent nutrients from being properly absorbed through the dog’s small intestine. Many dogs carry the infection, but do not display the disease. While these dogs show no symptoms of infection, they are highly contagious....Read More
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