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Finding the Right Vet for Your Pet

As pet owners, we all share one thing in common – we want our pet to be as well cared for (if not better) as we are when we visit our own doctor.  One...
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World Veterinary Day: Why Not Honor Your Vet?

Happy World Veterinary Day to all who take the time to care for pets, livestock, and other creatures and critters! Technically, this year's World Veterinary Day (it's on April 27th)  is meant to raise awareness...
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Heartworm Prevention for Cats and Dogs!

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month, and for a good reason. Warmer weather is frequently the start of many heartworm problems in pets. Many animals are susceptible to becoming hosts for heartworms, but most...
Schedule of Dog Vaccinations

A Schedule of Dog Vaccinations

Responsible pet parents know that getting vaccinations for their pets is extremely important in keeping them safe and healthy. For many pet parents, however, it may be a shock to find that there isn't...
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Proper Dental Hygiene for Dogs

Good dental care for dogs has health benefits besides helping with bad breath. Tips on brushing your dogs teeth.
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How to Keep Your Animals Safe in Cold Weather

As we roll from fall into winter and the weather turns downright frosty, here are some basic tips about winter pet care. Cats Outside: Some felines love to go in and out, in and out. But...
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The Ultimate Puppy Food Guideline

Are you planning to welcome a new puppy into your home soon? It’s such an exciting time to bring a new life into your world to focus on and have a new best friend. You...
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Putting Your Dog On A Diet

We love our furry friends so much, don't we? Sometimes we show our love by offering treats and food in excess, simply because it makes them so happy! Unfortunately, that's not the best way...
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Dog Food Ingredients to Avoid

If you have ever tried to determine what, exactly, you are feeding your dog, chances are looking at the dog food bag did not help. While there are a few brands of dog food...
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6 Tips For Helping Prevent Dog Cancer

Losing a dog to cancer is one of the hardest things to endure. We hate to see our pets die, but fighting such a terrible illness, and seeing the toll it takes on their...
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18 Incredibly Rare Dog Diseases You Need To Know

We often talk about dog diseases that are very common, and often, very curable. However, there are scary and rare dog diseases out there that we think every dog owner should know about. Even if the...
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How to Help Pets Cope with Separation Anxiety

Dog Separation Anxiety affects many dogs left home alone. All dogs are working dogs in the sense that they want to provide companionship and love. That job is a lot easier during the summer...
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Trimming Your Dog’s Nails at Home

Your dog’s nails need clipping on a regular basis, and you can trim your dog’s nails at home. When your pet’s nails are allowed to grow excessively, they can become a hazard both for...
Acid Reflux in dogs

Does my Dog have Acid Reflux?

If you have acid reflux yourself, you know how painful it can be. The burning in your throat, the inability to eat makes you feel miserable. The bad news is, your dog can have...
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Why Do Dogs Fart So Much? (And How You Can Help)

It's funny once or twice, but beyond that it becomes quite disgusting and excessive – nevertheless, many dogs struggle with gas. All dogs, in fact, although we may see it more in some than...
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The Seriousness Of Mange In Cats & Dogs

One of the scariest diseases that can attack both dogs and cats is mange. Not many pet parents understand the seriousness of the disease. That's why we’ve put together some information in case you’re...
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My Pet Is Overweight, What Should I Look For In A Food?

It happens: We love our furry family members so much that sometimes we can't say no when they beg for more food. Before you know it, your veterinarian puts your pet on the scale,...
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The 101 On Caring For Your Elderly Cat

"Your cat is, what...ten? She's officially an elderly cat now, you know." I just glared at the vet, half-heartedly attempting to cover Lucy's ears. My cat wasn't old. In my experience, old cats smelled funny and...

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