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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  • 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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  • Road Trip for Cats

    June 15, 2018
    Any pet owner knows that dogs and cats are radically different, which is never more obvious than when faced with the prospect of a car trip.
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  • Pet Drying Methods

    June 1, 2018
    Regular baths are essential for your pet's health. Not only do baths help keep the coat and skin in good condition, but they also remove lose fur to minimize shedding, discourage fleas and reduce odors. But after the bath, how do you get your pet dry again?
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  • Knowing the Signs of Allergies in Pets

    May 15, 2018
    Allergies in pets are rarer than allergies in humans, but they can still make pets uncomfortable and severe reactions can cause grave health problems. Pet owners who recognize their pet's allergy symptoms can take steps to alleviate the discomfort and help pets lead happy, healthy lives.
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  • Games to Play With Your Cat

    January 15, 2018
    Cats may seem independent and aloof, but they still need the attention and interaction of play. Fortunately, there are many fun, simple games cat owners can play with their feline friends. Benefits of Playing With Your Cat Playing with a cat is more than just a game.
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