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  • How to Prevent Calcium Buildup in Your Dog's Lungs


    Calcium buildup in the lungs (also known as pulmonary mineralisation) is not an uncommon problem for older dogs, but it's one that can be dangerous. The condition occurs when mineral calcium deposits build up in your dog's lungs and cartilage is ossified into bone-like tissue. The condition is hard to spot early because it's often asymptomatic, but as it progresses, dog owners may notice their pooch becoming short of breath, coughing, and resisting usual walks.
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  • How to Prevent Your Rabbit From Contracting Myxomatosis


    Myxomatosis is a serious viral disease that is extremely hard to treat. In fact, most rabbits unfortunate enough to contract myxomatosis will find the condition fatal. There is a vaccine, but it is not yet available in Australia. With these facts in mind, you need to understand how best to entirely prevent your rabbit from coming into contact with the myxomatosis virus. Use Proper Flea Treatment Myxomatosis is nearly always contracted via parasites, particularly mosquitoes and fleas.
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  • The Procedures Involved During Animal Desexing


    Many people love pets, causing them to adopt either a dog or a cat. However, one thing such people do not put in consideration is that animals, unlike humans, will always have a mating season where they need to interact with those of the opposite sex to produce offspring. Now, this is where the problem comes as animals produce a lot of offspring which may end up being too much for even the owner to manage.
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  • How to Protect Your Dog From Cane Toad Poisoning


    Australia is known worldwide for its poisonous animals, and cane toads are no exception. While cane toads don't usually kill humans, their poison can cause cardiac arrest in dogs. Here's how to protect your pooch from cane toad toxicosis. 1. Know How to Prevent Poisoning The best way to protect your dog from toad toxin poisoning is to keep them away from the toads that could cause them harm. Here are 3 ways to prevent a poisoning incident from occurring.
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  • The 5 Cats That Always Get Left in Shelters


    Animal shelters all over the world are packed with cats needing new homes, so if you're looking for a new furry companion, cat adoption makes a lot of sense compared to buying from a breeder. Certain types of cats, in particular, have a difficult time finding a new home, leaving them stuck in shelters for long periods of time. It's a sad life for these animals, who are often friendly, loving cats that just need someone to take a chance and care for them.
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