Recent Blog Posts

  • Why Nutrition Is Important for Healthy Skin and Coat

    December 15, 2018
    Every pet owner understands the importance of a proper diet to provide their pet the best nutrition for strong bones and muscles, healthy joints, abundant energy, stable digestive health, and weight control.
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  • Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separate

    December 1, 2018
    In many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.
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  • Training Your Pets Not to Get on the Furniture

    October 15, 2018
    Pets and furniture don't always mix, and pet owners have many reasons they may not want their furry family members to make themselves comfortable on a recliner, sofa or chair.
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  • Heartworm Prevention in Pets

    October 1, 2018
    Heartworm is a very serious and potentially deadly disease that can affect all breeds of dogs at any age. This parasite has also been reported more rarely in cats and ferrets, and it is wise for any pet owner to take precautions to protect their pet.
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  • What Is Catnip and Why Do Cats Go Crazy for It?

    September 15, 2018
    Every cat owner has offered their cat a sniff or taste of catnip and giggled at the ensuing nuttiness of their furry friend, but what exactly is catnip and why do cats go head over paws for it? What IS Catnip? Catnip (Nepeta cataria) is an herb in the mint family.
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  • How to Identify a Service Animal on Duty

    September 1, 2018
    Dogs, cats, ferrets, ducks, parrots, miniature horses, monkeys and other animals may make amazing pets, but each of these animals – and many other species – can also be valuable service animals.
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  • What to Do If Your Pet has an Ingrown Nail

    August 15, 2018
    An ingrown nail can be painful for your pet, and if left untreated, could lead to sores, infections or in severe cases, even lameness or more severe complications. Fortunately, it is easy to deal with ingrown nails and keep your pets on sure footing.
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  • Tips for Taking Care of Your Dog's Paws

    August 1, 2018
    It's no surprise that your dog's paws take a beating every day – not only are they subject to different types of turf when the dog walks, runs or plays, but a dog also uses its paws for digging and itching.
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  • Feeding Tips for Your Puppy

    July 15, 2018
    Puppies in many ways are like four-legged babies. They laugh, cry, and even keep you up at night. One big difference between a puppy and a baby is the rate at which they grow.
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  • Tips for Traveling with Dogs in Cars

    July 1, 2018
    A trip anywhere really isn’t complete without the four-legged members of our family tagging along for the ride. However, travelling with your pet requires a little more consideration than loading your dog in the car and driving off into the sunset.
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