A Simple Dog Vaccination Guide

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Whether you’ve just gotten a new puppy or you’re a veteran dog owner, you need to put vaccinations at the top of your list of disease prevention tactics.  But what to vaccinate for and when can be a confusing maze of often conflicting information.  The American Animal Hospital Association is the highly respected accreditation agency… [Continue Reading]

Choosing a Veterinarian – Vetting Your Vet

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While The Dog Health Adviser’s focus is on dog disease prevention and minimizing trips to the vet, it’s simply not possible to avoid the veterinary clinic forever, so one of the most important health related decisions you will make for your dog will be the choice of a vet.  Even if your veterinary visits are… [Continue Reading]

Brushing and cleaning your dog’s teeth…

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One of the most important weapons in your dog disease prevention arsenal should be serious attention to your dog’s dental health.  Cleaning your dogs’ teeth is as important as brushing your own teeth. We’re gradually expanding our knowledge of the importance of good dental hygiene as the key to the prevention of several chronic disease… [Continue Reading]

Dog Nutrition is the #1 Priority for Your Dog’s Health

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Would anyone argue with the statement Proper Nutrition Is The Foundation Of Health?  Surely everyone has heard that message by now.  Yet obesity rates continue to rise, and diseases, such as diabetes and many cancers with well-documented associations to improper dietary habits, are reaching epidemic proportions.  Also interesting to note is that as these diseases… [Continue Reading]

Exercise Your Dog – The benefits to your dog’s health are tremendous

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The fourth item on your dog disease prevention list should be frequent and vigorous exercise for your canine pal.  The physical health benefits from regularly exercising your dog may be obvious to you, but it’s important to be aware of the mental health benefits as well.  While it’s possible to overdo some of our recommended… [Continue Reading]

The Secret to a Healthy Dog – An Ounce of Prevention…

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The Dog Health Adviser believes there actually is one simple secret to your dog’s health and well-being. Okay, it’s not actually a secret, but more the result of ignoring the voices of common sense and intuition in favor of complex and often conflicting scientific information.  Research literature is filled with studies designed to provide more… [Continue Reading]

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The Dog Health Adviser believes not all dog owners are willing or able to bear the cost of heroic and expensive treatments and procedures available through modern veterinary medicine. This site is devoted to the belief that the best approach to dog health is through personal responsibility and disease prevention. We offer commonsense and practical… [Continue Reading]