Author Archives: Pawmetto Lifeline

BREAKING NEWS Ringworm is NOT a worm!!!

What exactly IS ringworm? It sounds gross!Ringworm is a fungal infection affecting the skin, hair and occasionally nails of animals (and people). It manifests itself on kittens generally on the head, around the eyes, ears, feet, and tail in round … Continue reading

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Heartworms: The Silent Killer

A cute lover valentine havanese puppy dog with a red heart is looking upward, isolated on white background Heartworm disease is serious and potentially fatal. It affects dogs, cats, and up to 30 other species of mammals. Heartworm disease has … Continue reading

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Manners Matter: Training Your Puppy

Puppy training is an important step toward a lifetime of good behavior.Puppies respond better to positive reinforcement than punishment.Puppies should always be supervised or should be kenneled when you are away.Training should be consistent and involve everyone in the family.It’s … Continue reading

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Bringing Home Your New Kitten

Your kitten must receive veterinary care before being introduced to other cats.Your kitten must be vaccinated against various diseases on a schedule, beginning at 2 to 3 months of age.Your kitten should be spayed or neutered before 6 months of … Continue reading

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Are you a hero to homeless pets?

 Consider the following questions: Do you pick up a dog/cat on the side of the road and immediately drive to a shelter or rescue?Do you get a pet from Craigslist or Facebook to take them directly to a shelter or … Continue reading

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They Deserve Better…

“It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.” – Joaquin Phoenix Everyone has seen the news stories about dogs being beaten, left for dead, intentionally starved, and the list goes on and on with the … Continue reading

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Fact vs. Fiction: Protect the Pitbull

Over the past 60 years, the Pitbull type dog has gone from ultimate family dog to ultimate bad dog with a reputation for aggression due to factors beyond their control. The bully breeds are not wired for aggression, but are … Continue reading

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