How to Better Treat Your Dog’s Dry Skin

Dog itching itself.

At Evendale-Blue Ash Pet Hospital, we believe that keeping your canine companion comfortable in his or her own skin is integral to overall pet health. If your dog is excessively scratching, licking, or chewing a spot on the body; or has dandruff, bare patches, or inflammation, it could mean that your dog’s itch is more than skin deep, and it warrants a closer look. 

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The Dreaded Hack: Uncovering the Truth About Hairballs

A woman runs a comb through a cat's hair.

Hairballs are an unfortunate part of life for many cats and their owners. Most cats will experience at least one in their lifetime and anyone who witnesses a hacking fit by their cat can generally guess what comes next. 

That’s right, a nasty wad of hair and stomach fluids! While there are a lot of things to be said about the gross factor, it’s important to understand what these occurrences are and whether or not they are related to something serious. The team at Evendale-Blue Ash Pet Hospital is here to investigate the myselty of hairballs in cats and their prevention.

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Got a Smelly Dog? Sure-Fire Ways to Reduce the Stink 

From car exhaust to garbage dumps, raw sewage to skunk spray, we live in a world of powerful odors. It’s bad enough to encounter funky smells when we’re out and about, but living among them can be unbearable, and that includes a chronically stinky pet. 

A super smelly dog that romps around spreading a truly unique odor may rattle human nerves, but it’s not entirely their fault. What’s more, there are techniques to reduce or eliminate canine odors.

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