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Different Forms of Mange on Dogs – What You Need to Know

by Lisa Porter on May 05 2023

Many pet owners may be all too familiar with the discomfort of mange on their dog. Mange is a skin condition caused by mites that can cause hair loss, extreme itchiness for the dog, and redness on parts of the skin. To understand how best to address mange on your pet, it is important to know about the two different types of mange: sarcoptic and demodectic.

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Toxic Essential Oils for Dogs

by Lisa Porter on May 01 2023

Toxic essential oils for dogs can be a serious hazard to your pet’s health and well-being. These types of oils can be found in a variety of products, from flea and tick treatments to shampoos and even household cleaners. Knowing which essential oils are toxic to dogs and how to use them safely is essential for keeping your pet healthy. In this blog post, we’ll explore the different types of toxic essential oils for dogs, their effects, and how to use them safely.

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Hot Spots in Dogs – Causes, Symptoms & Prevention

by Lisa Porter on Apr 16 2023

Hot spots, also known as acute moist dermatitis, are painful and itchy skin lesions that commonly affect dogs. They can be caused by any number of things, ranging from allergies to insect bites or even skin infections. If your dog is showing signs of hot spots, it’s important to know what they are, what causes them, how to treat them, and how to prevent them in the future. Let’s take a closer look at hot spots on dogs.

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Aloe Vera for Dogs – Why It’s Such a Potent Ingredient

by Lisa Porter on Apr 07 2023

Are you looking for a natural way to care for your dog’s skin and coat? Shampoos and sprays that have specific types of aloe vera for dogs is the answer. From soothing dry, itchy skin to helping heal wounds, aloe vera can provide numerous benefits for your pup. But not all aloe vera is created equal and some should never be used on your dog.

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How to Prevent Folliculitis in Dogs

by Lisa Porter on Mar 31 2023

Folliculitis in dogs is a common skin condition affecting hair follicles, resulting in red bumps and skin irritation. While this condition is usually not serious, it can be quite uncomfortable for your pet. If you’re looking for answers on how to treat this skin condition, then you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, we will discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatments of folliculitis in dogs and how to prevent it from occurring in the future.

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7 Essential Oils Safe For Dogs (And How to Use Them)

by Lisa Porter on Mar 29 2023

Essential oils can help maintain your dog’s health and well-being. Not all essential oils are safe for use on dogs. If used improperly, essential oils can be dangerous and even toxic to dogs. That’s why we’ll list seven safe essential oils for your furry friend and how to use them.

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Is Tea Tree Oil Toxic to Dogs?

by Lisa Porter on Mar 03 2023

Tea tree oil has long been used in traditional medicine and home remedies due to its antiseptic, antifungal, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties. In recent years, it has become increasingly popular for use on pets. But is tea tree oil toxic to your furbabies? Keep in mind, tea tree oil can be toxic to cats, so extra caution must be taken if you have both cats and dogs. PawPurity does not recommend using tea tree oil on cats or dogs. And, it should NEVER be ingested by any pet.

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