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Dog Puppy Care


This collection of Dog Puppy Care articles has been curated for you by Animal Hospital of Springfield. If you would like to talk to a veterinarian, please give us a call at (217) 615-5664.

5 Puppy Housetraining Tips To Save Your Sanity

How much do we love thee, puppies? Oh, let us count the ways. Puppy breath, silky fur, endless kisses, oh my! The one thing that every puppy owner dreads, however, is accidents. And those of us in the veterinary community will tell you, the only certainties in life are death, taxes, and puppy accidents. It comes with the territory!


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What is Parvovirus (Parvo)?

New pet adopters and experienced dog owners alike may wonder, "What is the parvovirus (parvo)? How does my dog get parvo? Can parvo spread to humans and other animals?"


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Puppy Proofing Your Home

When a puppy dog is brought into your home, it is an exciting time that brings both rewards and challenges. If you're considering welcoming a new puppy into your family, it's best to start puppy proofing your home before your new best friend arrives. Check out these tips that will help you puppy proof your house and make it safer for your new companion.


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Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

Dogs may be man’s best friend, but that doesn’t mean we’re not occasionally embarrassed or downright disgusted by some of their habits. From rear-sniffing to rolling in anything with a repulsive smell, nothing seems to be quite as offensive to dog lovers as coprophagia—that is, eating poop.


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