My Dog Won’t Stop Scratching: Understanding Pet Allergies

Dog scratching due to treatable pet allergies

Are Pet Allergies Causing Your Dog To Constantly Scratch And Chew Themselves? Fall in the Ozarks brings less humidity, cooler weather, colored leaves, and unfortunately ragweed.  Fall means hay fever symptoms in people and allergic dermatitis in our pets. Unlike humans, most pets show signs of allergies through their skin. So, what are pet allergies? An…

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Pet Food Marketing Is Confusing and Misleading

The pet food industry has spent billions of marketing dollars motivating pet owners to buy their brand of food. That does not always mean that these brands are good for your pets. Let’s look at some key features in pet food marketing that will make you a smarter consumer and your pets healthier.

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Itchy Pets are Miserable Pets!

It’s a common occurrence…pet owners expressing feelings of frustration, helplessness and even despair from a single symptom. Their pets itch and scratch, itch and scratch – and it is not a flea problem! Although this may not seem like a big deal, these owners suffer through sleepless nights as their pets scratch and chew and lick, all in an attempt to get some needed relief. If it’s not fleas…what can this common problem be?

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