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Pet Ownership Reduces Allergies and Obesity in Children

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Research from the University of Alberta has found pet ownership could reduce obesity and allergic diseases in children. The study conducted by Anita Kozyrskyj, a pediatric epidemiologist, looked at 746 infants. They found babies from households with pets had higher levels of certain microbes in the gut. These microbes are linked to a reduced risk of obesity and allergic diseases …

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Canine Urinary Tract Infections: Symptoms and Treatment

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Canine urinary tract infections (UTIs), also know as bladder infections or cystitis, are a type of bacterial infection that can be caused by a number of different bacteria. They occur when bacteria enter the urinary tract and are able to colonise a section of the tract. Canine urinary tract infections can be uncomfortable or even painful for the patient. Urination …

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How to Reduce Plaque & Tartar with ProDen PlaqueOff

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Unfortunately, dogs aren’t able to pick up a toothbrush every morning and evening to maintain proper oral hygiene. As such, they can start to develop some problems with plaque. Plaque is the build up of bacteria on teeth in such a way that they form a tough protein film over teeth, which can increase the likelihood of gum infections.

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