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Can I Give My Dog Activated Charcoal?

Can I Give My Dog Activated Charcoal

Activated Charcoal can be extremely useful for certain medical emergencies. Sometimes it is literally a life saver. But can dog owners utilize it or should this treatment be left to the professionals? What’s certain is that preventing harmful absorption of toxic substances could be the difference between life and death. As such, activated charcoal may take on great significance if your […]

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Can I Give My Dog CoQ10?

Can I Give My Dog CoQ10

CoQ10 is a supplement that continues to gain attention. This promising coenzyme offers some very important health benefits but does this apply to pet dogs as well? You may be surprised to learn that your dog is already producing their own CoQ10. If they get the right vitamins and minerals, from their regular dog food, they usually do not require […]

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Can I Give My Dog Baby Aspirin?

Can I Give My Dog Baby Aspirin

Lots of people regularly take baby aspirin for preventative reasons. Many believe that it helps the heart stay healthy and can even prevent heart attacks. This line of thinking, which is highly debatable, certainly doesn’t make sense for a dog and we’ll explain why. It may come as a surprise but even baby aspirin is a powerful drug that can […]

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Can I Give My Dog Bengay?

Can I Give My Dog Bengay

Bengay is the most well-known analgesic heat rub for muscle pain but there’s some question as to whether it’s safe for dogs. The product works to reduce discomfort from bruises, sprains, backaches and even some arthritis-related symptoms. Since this topical cream is available over-the-counter, it’s commonly assumed to be harmless. That’s generally true but there’s an strong active ingredient in […]

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Can I Give My Dog Prilosec?

Can I Give My Dog Prilosec

Prilosec, the brand name for Omeprazole, is similar to Gaviscon and Zantac. This acid reducer can help to alleviate, for both people and their dogs, a variety of conditions related to excess stomach acidity. GERD, heartburn, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, indigestion (dyspepsia) and some types of ulcers can be treated with Prilosec. A few of these may apply to your beloved pet dog which […]

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