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Chagas Disease in Dogs

Category: Health
Whether your dog stays outside for hours at a time or is primarily an inside dog, all dogs are at risk for Chagas disease, a potentially fatal disease that affects the heart and other organ systems. Chagas disease is caused by the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which is spread to dogs through insects in the Reduviidae family, also commonly known as cone-nose or kissing bugs. more
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Global Pet Expo Recap

Category: Dog Life
The Modern Dog and Modern Cat team had SUCH a great time in Orlando at Global Pet Expo… despite the pouring rain and tornado warning! Everyone came out full force to celebrate APPA & PIDA’s milestone anniversaries, as well as meet and greet with peers from the pet industry. We’re already excited for next year, but for now, here’s a breakdown of some of our favorite products and things we saw!   Dogline more
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Your Dog is Going to Love This Super Food!

Category: Nutrition
One of the hottest new trends in healthy eating is now easily accessible for your furry family members! Coconut oil is a great-tasting and nutritious addition to your pet’s diet with health benefits from nose to tail! The good fats in coconut oil are what give it superfood status; they can improve digestion, immune system support, metabolic function, and create a sleek and glossy coat. more
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Reducing Your Eco-Pawprint

Category: Dog Life
“I have a distinct memory of saying to my family ‘one day David Suzuki and I will be like this’ and crossed my fingers. I was about nine years old,” says Lindsay Coulter, also known as the “Queen of Green” for the David Suzuki Foundation. “I didn’t understand his job exactly, but I knew he loved nature and that he was working to save the planet. more
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Preventing Lyme Disease In Pets

Category: Health
We all know that pets are prone to getting fleas and ticks, but did you know that these pesky parasites could transmit dangerous diseases to your pet? Maria Esteve-Gasent, assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, explained everything pet owners need to know about Lyme disease, a tick-borne illness. more

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