Brushing Your Dog's Teeth; Tips for Success

By Lambert Vet Supply | 2/18/2021 | Posted to Grooming
Brushing Your Dog's Teeth; Tips for Success
Daily teeth cleaning between your dog’s regular dental exams is an essential step in grooming your dog as brushing removes plaque, promotes fresh breath, and maintains or improves their overall health. The removal of plaque prevents serious problems of tooth decay or gum disease.

Dog Peridontal Disease: Symptoms and Prevention

By Lambert Vet Supply | 2/10/2021 | Posted to Dog Health
Dog Peridontal Disease: Symptoms and Prevention
Did you know that periodontal disease is the most common disease affecting dogs? Dental-related infections are among the most common conditions treated by veterinarians because symptoms usually do not become noticeable until the disease reaches a serious state.

Benefits of Nexgard for Dogs

By Lambert Vet Supply | 1/28/2021 | Posted to Dog Health
Benefits of Nexgard for Dogs
Troubles caused by parasites, most specifically insects, are the subject of grievance among dog owners. Among these parasites, fleas and ticks are active during most of the year and become a source of annoyance to the dogs. To control their

Pet Identification Helps Reunite Lost Pets

By Lambert Vet Supply | 1/18/2021 | Posted to Dog Behavior
Pet Identification Helps Reunite Lost Pets
No pet owner ever wants to think about this, but it is easy for our animal friends to become lost in this big world. Sometimes they slip out the back door, wander about the neighborhood, and are unable to find their way home. According to the

Bravecto chewables to protect your dogs from fleas

By Lambert Vet Supply | 12/20/2020 | Posted to Dog Health
Bravecto chewables to protect your dogs from fleas
We all know how dogs are exposed to ticks, infections and fleas. Exposure to such pests in dogs is common, and it is harmful to the dogs as well as for the owners. However, with proper protection, you can prevent your dog from unwanted ticks and

Groom Your Dog At Home & Save Money!

By Lambert Vet Supply | 11/20/2020 | Posted to Grooming
Groom Your Dog At Home & Save Money!
While you love your dog, frequent professional dog grooming is highly likely to wreck your bank account. There are also times when you may be unable to make or keep a dog grooming appointment due to situations beyond your control such as public mandates or work schedule conflicts. As you know dog grooming is an important part of a healthy regime, plus you want to keep your dog looking and feeling their best, so learning basic home grooming is a viable option. 

My Dog Has Tapeworms!

By Lambert Vet Supply | 11/19/2020 | Posted to Dog Health
My Dog Has Tapeworms!
The scientific name for the most common type of tapeworm found in dogs (and cats) is Dipylidium caninum. For the average human dog owner the name is more aptly called Disgustingyuckycreepy creature. Any dog owner who has discovered the telltale signs of tapeworms on his dog can testify to the initial “yuck factor.” Fortunately, canines with tapeworms can be treated easily and quickly with little to no adverse effects.

Heartgard or Heartgard plus for my dog?

By Lambert Vet Supply | 11/5/2020 | Posted to Dog Health
Heartgard or Heartgard plus for my dog?
When looking for the  best heartworm preventives  for your pooch, the choices usually boil down to either Heartgard or Heartgard Plus. Although both the chewable sound similar and even offer overlapping benefits to some extent, the two

Health Concerns of Coccidia in Dogs

By Lambert Vet Supply | 8/12/2020 | Posted to Dog Health
Health Concerns of Coccidia in Dogs
Coccidia are microscopic parasites that infect a dog after the ingestion of a mature cyst found in contaminated environments. They live in the intestinal tract and can cause Coccidiosis, an intestinal tract infection. Diarrhea is the most common sign of coccidiosis.        

Comparing Disinfectants that Kill Pathogens Important in Pet Facilities

By Lambert Vet Supply | 3/26/2020 | Posted to General
Importance of Disinfectants in Pet Facilities to Kill Pathogens and Prevent Infectious Disease
Comparing disinfectants is a confusing but important process when it comes to the types of pathogens they can kill in a pet facility, such as veterinarian office, boarding kennel, groomer, shelter, doggie daycare, kennel, or homes. The key to disinfectant information is “Always read product label carefully".  Found on the product label is the label claim that lists the pathogens a disinfectant can kill. The disinfectant must follow an EPA-approved standardized test method in order to get a claim listed for each pathogen on the disinfectant label.

Nebulizer Use for Dogs, Cats, and Other Pets

By Lambert Vet Supply | 3/20/2020 | Posted to General
Nebulizer Use for Dogs, Cats, and Other Pets
Cats, dogs, and other pets can develop respiratory illnesses, such as asthma, pneumonia, kennel cough, and bronchitis that require inhaled medication. Your veterinarian may prescribe the use of a nebulizer to administer saline, albuterol, antibiotics, or other medications for your pet's relief. A nebulizer is a device that functions as a delivery system changing medication from a liquid to a fine particle mist, allowing direct delivery to the respiratory tract.

Goat’s Milk Checks Out for Pet Nutrition

By Lambert Vet Supply | 2/27/2020 | Posted to General
Goat's milk checks out for pet nutrition.
Though many cats and dogs like cow’s milk, it does not always like them. Acquired lactose intolerance in their adult lives may produce digestive and gastric issues with vomiting, gas, and upset stomachs. However, cats and dogs can usually consume goat’s milk with no such affects. Goat’s milk is also especially beneficial for pets with IBD (Irritable Bowel Disease).

Canine Coronavirus Disease

By Lambert Vet Supply | 10/4/2019 | Posted to Dog Health
canine coronavirus
Canine coronavirus is a highly contagious intestinal infection specific to dogs, especially puppies. Coronavirus usually is short in duration, two to ten days in most dogs, and may cause considerable abdominal discomfort. Generally, it is considered a relatively mild disease with sporadic symptoms, or no symptoms at all. If the coronavirus infection occurs concurrently with other viruses, for instance canine parvo infection or another intestinal enteric infection, the disease may be more serious. Some deaths have been reported in susceptible pups since they do not have a fully developed immune system.

5 Tips for Your Healthy Pet Resolution

By Lambert Vet Supply | 10/1/2019 | Posted to General
5 Tips for Your Healthy Pet Resolution
In this article, we are going to briefly cover five major areas in which most pet owners can improve. If you prioritize these tips, you could add a few years of good health to your pet’s overall lifespan. Don’t forget: a healthy pet is a happy pet!

Keep Pets Safe This Fall: Autumn Health Tips

By Lambert Vet Supply | 9/12/2019 | Posted to General
Keep Pets Safe This Fall: Autumn Health Tips

Why Are Fleas Worse In The Fall?

By Lambert Vet Supply | 9/9/2019 | Posted to General
Why Are Fleas Worse In The Fall?
Summer may be winding down, but that doesn't mean the fleas are packing up and heading into hibernation. As a matter of fact, autumn tends to be one of the worst times of the year for flea infestations, because these pesky little bloodsuckers actually thrive in cooler weather, becoming an even bigger problem than they were in spring and summer. Autumn flea prevention is essential to protect your home, your family, and your pets.
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