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The Facts About Kennel Cough in Dogs

The Facts About Kennel Cough in Dogs

The Facts About Kennel Cough in Dogs   As the summer season approaches and families plan everything from weekend getaways to weeklong vacations, many will also plan on taking their furry family members to boarding facilities and doggie daycares. But, if your pup...

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7 Steps to Remove Ticks Correctly From Your Pet

7 Steps to Remove Ticks Correctly From Your Pet

7 Steps to Remove Ticks Correctly From Your Pet It's June and that means it's time for some outdoor summer adventures! Make sure to always check your pet for ticks after you get home. If you find a tick on your pet, do you run to grab a lighter or nail polish, to...

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5 Common Garden Items Toxic to Pets

5 Common Garden Items Toxic to Pets

Common Garden Items Toxic to Pets   It’s May, and as it starts to warm up, many of us will be heading outside to get our yards into tip-top shape. But, if your pets spend time in the yard, too, beware some of the common outdoor items that could be toxic.  ...

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3 Reasons Why Your Young Pet Needs a Routine

3 Reasons Why Your Young Pet Needs a Routine

3 Reasons Why Your Young Pet Needs a Routine   Like children, young pets thrive on stability, consistency, and a set routine. Knowing what to expect each day reduces a pet’s stress and anxiety, which are a common cause of behavioral issues. Here are three reasons...

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5 Tips to Keep Your Pet Healthy and Happy this Spring

5 Tips to Keep Your Pet Healthy and Happy this Spring

5 Tips to Keep Your Pet Healthy and Happy this Spring    It's April! As winter continues to fade and spring is in full swing, you should keep in mind some potential pet health hazards that come along with the warmer temperatures.    Keep bugs away. Is your...

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3 Tips to Ensure Your Pooch Enjoys the Dog Park

3 Tips to Ensure Your Pooch Enjoys the Dog Park

3 Tips to Ensure Your Pooch Enjoys the Dog Park   As the weather begins to warm up, you and your dog will be itching to get out and enjoy the springtime sunshine. Many pet owners take their dogs to dog parks to burn off excess energy, run off-leash, and socialize...

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Coronavirus and Your Pet

Coronavirus and Your Pet

Along with the rest of the world, we are monitoring the recent Coronavirus outbreak. Currently, it is not proven that the virus can be transmitted from human to pet, but scientists continue to research this, and recommend that people who have been diagnosed with...

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Importance of Preventative Care

Importance of Preventative Care

Preventative medicine is key for the long-term health of your dog. Here are 9 steps you can take to help your pets live long and healthy lives. 1. Feed Well-Balanced, Good-Quality Food Good nutrition contributes to healthy skin, strong bones and ligaments, and optimum...

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Protect Your Dog Against Heatstroke This Summer

Protect Your Dog Against Heatstroke This Summer

Dog fur is great protection against the cold but can be a problem in hot weather. This is because, unlike humans, dogs eliminate heat by panting. Dogs have some sweat glands in the foot pads which help with heat dissipation, but only minimally. When panting isn’t...

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Household Hazards

Household Hazards

Every home contains a variety of everyday items and substances that can be dangerous or even fatal if ingested by dogs and cats. You can protect your pet’s health by becoming aware of the most common health hazards found in many pet-owning households. Foods: Many...

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