Category Archives: Pet Topics

Fleas

One of the biggest misconceptions is the notion that fleas are a seasonal problem. Fleas are truly a year round problem, even in Maine. Whether or not you actually see fleas on your pet, they may be there. Scratching, biting, scabs and dark specks, or "flea dirt," found on the skin can all be signs…
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Deskunk Recipe

Ingredients: 1 quart 3% hydrogen peroxide 1/4 cup baking soda 1 tsp dish soap (preferable dawn) Mix together in spray bottle and spray against the hair. Do not allow to soak more than a few minutes, rinse off with water or wipe off with a damp cloth. If eyes are irritated, rinse with artificial tears.…
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Arthritis Treatment Options

REMEMBER: THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF ANY ARTHRITIS REGIME IS TO MAINTAIN YOUR PET AT AN IDEAL WEIGHT!!! Stage 1:  Preventative and Early stage Arthritis OmegaMaine Fish Oil Cosequin DS Stage 2: Middle Stage Arthritis Add non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) (Ex. Deramaxx, Rimadyl, Metacam) Stage 3: End Stage Arthritis add centrally acting pain reliever (ex.…
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