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Sugar Alcohols And Your Pets: Not A Joke

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Sugar alcohols are neither sugars nor alcohols, but they have that name because they are derived from sugars and have a chemical structure that looks like a cross between sugar and alcohol. These are sweet substances that are also low in calories, so they’ve become very common in everyday foods for humans. Unfortunately, one of those sugar alcohols is toxic to dogs, and that’s also created some confusion about what other sugar alcohols are bad for pets. Read More»

Lyme Disease Prevention For Your Dog

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As springtime and warmer temperatures come around once again, it’s time to resume emphasis on Lyme disease awareness. This tick-borne disease is caused by borrelia burgdorferi, and this bacteria travels through the bloodstream to wreak havoc on the body’s joints and organs, such as the kidneys. Your dog’s first line of defense against Lyme disease comes from your preventative efforts. Find out what you need to know about Lyme disease transmission and what you can do to reduce your dog’s risk of contracting the illness. Read More»