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Canine Care

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Safety Tips for Dogs This 4th of July

The 4th of July is almost here! For us, it's a day of celebration, festive foods, and fireworks. For dogs, it can be a time of celebration, staring at festive...

Safety Tips for Dogs This 4th of July

The 4th of July is almost here! For us, it's a day of celebration, festive foods, and fireworks. For dogs, it can be a time of celebration, staring at festive...

Three dogs on leashes standing on pavement with sun setting in background

Protect Your Dog's Paws This Summer: Tips to Pr...

Summer is finally here! With temperatures rising, we need to be extra careful to prevent paw burns. Let’s dive into what you should look out for, how to prevent burns,...

Protect Your Dog's Paws This Summer: Tips to Pr...

Summer is finally here! With temperatures rising, we need to be extra careful to prevent paw burns. Let’s dive into what you should look out for, how to prevent burns,...

Hands with tweezers removing a tick from the back of a Golden Retriever's neck

Dog Tick Tips + Prevention

Summer happens to be the favorite time of year for one of the most commonly overlooked creepy critters as well, the tick. Ticks can be a threat to both us...

Dog Tick Tips + Prevention

Summer happens to be the favorite time of year for one of the most commonly overlooked creepy critters as well, the tick. Ticks can be a threat to both us...

Young yellow Labrador retriever licks red popsicle treat

Fun and Healthy Summer Dog Snack Recipes: Keep ...

As the summer heat intensifies, it's essential to ensure our furry friends stay cool, hydrated, and healthy. What better way to do this than by making some fun, healthy, and...

Fun and Healthy Summer Dog Snack Recipes: Keep ...

As the summer heat intensifies, it's essential to ensure our furry friends stay cool, hydrated, and healthy. What better way to do this than by making some fun, healthy, and...

Black and white Jack Russell Terrier lies on pink blanket licking front paw

Understanding Dog Paw Licking: Causes, Concerns...

In this guide, we dive into why our canine companions lick their paws, when it's cause for concern, potential side effects, and some solutions to help them feel better –...

Understanding Dog Paw Licking: Causes, Concerns...

In this guide, we dive into why our canine companions lick their paws, when it's cause for concern, potential side effects, and some solutions to help them feel better –...

Dog scratching its ear due to potential seasonal allergies, environmental allergies, or other dog allergies

Understanding Your Dog's Allergies: From Sympto...

Explore the types of allergies dogs can suffer from, how to recognize the symptoms, and discusses various treatments including the natural, supportive care option provided by Lavengel.

Understanding Your Dog's Allergies: From Sympto...

Explore the types of allergies dogs can suffer from, how to recognize the symptoms, and discusses various treatments including the natural, supportive care option provided by Lavengel.

Mild hotspot on head of Golden Retriever with fur shaved around it

Dog Hot Spot: The Dog Owner's Ultimate Guide to...

Hot spots are the result of damaged skin that is typically caused by your pet’s repetitive scratching at itchy skin. Itchy skin can come from prolonged moisture (especially on those...

Dog Hot Spot: The Dog Owner's Ultimate Guide to...

Hot spots are the result of damaged skin that is typically caused by your pet’s repetitive scratching at itchy skin. Itchy skin can come from prolonged moisture (especially on those...

Dark brown Mastiff dog sits on pavement panting and looking up

Heat Strokes in Dogs: What They Are, How to Ide...

As core temperatures rise, the body’s cooling systems begin to break down. The body is unable to cool itself through panting, which leads to a range of downstream effects.

Heat Strokes in Dogs: What They Are, How to Ide...

As core temperatures rise, the body’s cooling systems begin to break down. The body is unable to cool itself through panting, which leads to a range of downstream effects.

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My Dog Has Cancer, Now What?

Cancer is one of the most feared diagnoses both in human and veterinary medicine. The word alone spells defeat in the minds of those who are diagnosed and marks the...

My Dog Has Cancer, Now What?

Cancer is one of the most feared diagnoses both in human and veterinary medicine. The word alone spells defeat in the minds of those who are diagnosed and marks the...

Small blonde mixed breed dog wearing reading glasses lies on white blanket with front paws on open book

A Concise Guide to Caring for Senior Pets

As many of us know, a pet is often a 12-to-18-year commitment, and as pets age, their minds and bodies change, along with their specific needs. Advancements in veterinary medicine...

A Concise Guide to Caring for Senior Pets

As many of us know, a pet is often a 12-to-18-year commitment, and as pets age, their minds and bodies change, along with their specific needs. Advancements in veterinary medicine...

French bulldog puppy sits in Christmas stocking in front of various presents in similar wrapping paper

Top 3 Reasons to Reconsider Gifting a Pet

Today, we’re diving into gift-giving and why pets generally should not be considered gifts. Pets are one of the most amazing additions to anyone’s life, and it’s easy to fall...

Top 3 Reasons to Reconsider Gifting a Pet

Today, we’re diving into gift-giving and why pets generally should not be considered gifts. Pets are one of the most amazing additions to anyone’s life, and it’s easy to fall...

Two people sit at Thanksgiving dinner table with Weimaraner dog in background staring at food

Common Foods Your Pet Shouldn't Gobble Up on Th...

It's finally turkey time! With that in mind, we thought it would be a good idea to point out some important foods to avoid giving your pet during this year’s...

Common Foods Your Pet Shouldn't Gobble Up on Th...

It's finally turkey time! With that in mind, we thought it would be a good idea to point out some important foods to avoid giving your pet during this year’s...

  • Cantankerous blonde puppy lies on back biting at blue leash

    Canine Training Tips

    Want to know what to teach your dog? Dive into the psychology of canine training as taught by a lead animal behavior trainer at a zoo!

    Let's board this train 
  • X-ray image showing a severely bloated canine stomach

    Tails from the Clinic

    Our Veterinary Assistant Tasha discusses various pet emergencies, as well as stories of how Lavengel® has worked in her clinic!

    Tail me more 
  • Digitally-colored scanning electron microscope image of Coxiella burnetii bacteria

    Savvy Science Sector

    Lavengel® was built upon a fascination with the molecular world. Peer into the microscope to examine enormously tiny topics.

    Time to get nerdy