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How to treat hot spots in dogs

Dogs can develop hot spots for many reasons, but the most common reasons are seasonal or topical allergies, food allergies or a food intolerance.  Hot spots are red, open wounds that often become infected and are made worse by your dog licking and chewing on them.  A change in diet can often dramatically reduce the recurrence of hot spots or even eliminate them altogether.

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Kids and Pets – Staying Safe for the Holidays

Kids and pets can go wonderfully together.  Kids are naturally drawn to pets and are willing to throw the ball over and over or to play with the feather toy for hours at a time.  Kids and pets often snuggle together, play together and learn from each other.  Visiting friends over the holidays can mean pets who don’t know much about kids and kids who don’t know much about pets.  Here are some ways to make sure their meeting is a success.