Dog Checkups & Preventive Care

Keeping your dog safe and healthy is a full-time job. It takes more than going to see the veterinarian when sickness is obvious. Here you’ll find advice and precautionary tips for the long-term wellbeing of your canine.

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Why Does My Veterinarian Want to Test My Dog for Diabetes?
Your veterinarian will want to test your dog regularly for diabetes, and for good reason. Learn why this disease is hard to spot and how your veterinarian will test.
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We Bet You Don't Know All of These Thanksgiving Dangers for Dogs
Check out our interactive graphic to make sure your family and pets have a safe Thanksgiving!
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Eight Tips for Keeping Your Dog Free From Tick-Borne Diseases
Would you be surprised to learn that ticks can be even more dangerous during the fall, and can spread several distinct diseases. Learn how you can keep your dog protected here.
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Our Top Pet Health Tips for Autumn
A new season means new risks for your pets; keep them healthy and happy with these tips!
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5 Causes of Pet Obesity You Can See Coming
October 7th is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day and time to start thinking about how you can be a part of the solution.
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What to Do if a Tick Head Gets Stuck in Your Dog's Skin
If a tick's head gets stuck in your dog, don't panic. Learn what Dr. Paul recommends.
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How to Remove a Tick from a Dog
Unsure about how to remove a tick the right way? Learn the right steps from Dr. Mike Paul.
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How to Check Your Dog for Ticks
Ticks are terrible little parasites that carry multiple diseases year-round. Here's a great video with tips on where, when and how to check your dog for ticks!
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What Does Your Dog’s Urine Color Mean?
There is great big spectrum of colors for your dog's urine. Learn why, and what these colors mean.
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10 Tips for Managing Your Senior Dog’s Medications
Is the hair on your retriever’s muzzle now a lovely shade of gray? If so, it’s likely that some medical issues have accompanied your dog’s aging process. Learn how to manage your senior dog's care with medication using these ten tips.
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