Recent Blog Posts

  • Four Items For Cleaning Your Dog’s Teeth

    February 16, 2019
    Just like humans, dogs also need their teeth cleaned in one way or another. If not, the bacteria from their teeth can be ingested and damage their organs over time.
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  • Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

    February 1, 2019
    February has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form.
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  • Find the Best Booties for Your Dog

    January 16, 2019
    A dog's paws are well-equipped to handle different terrains, but socks, shoes, boots or booties may be necessary in some situations. Which footwear is right for your dog? Why Wear Booties?
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  • Ice Melt vs Your Pets Paws

    January 1, 2019
    Winter walkways can be dangerous, but slips, falls and slides are not the only concerns pet owners should have about icy paths. Different ice melt chemicals may seem to create a safe walking surface, but those chemicals can be even more dangerous to pets than any ice.
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  • Holiday Gifts for Pets

    December 16, 2018
    Pets of all shapes, sizes, and species often become treasured members of the family, and what better way to include them in holiday celebrations than with gifts of their own?
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  • Pet Dangers During the Holiday Season

    December 1, 2018
    The holiday season is a stressful, hectic time, but it can also be a downright dangerous season for pets.
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  • Essential Tips For Flying With Your Dog

    November 16, 2018
    There may be times when you are forced to fly with your dog in tow. While there are a few different options available to you, the most important thing should always be the dog’s comfort.
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  • Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants

    November 1, 2018
    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.
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  • Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

    October 16, 2018
    Halloween can be an un-intentionally scary time for pets. In fact, veterinarians see many pet injuries that can be avoided this time of year.
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  • Benefits Of Pumpkin In Your Dogs Treats And Foods

    October 1, 2018
    With fall right around the corner, it’s only a matter of time before pumpkin becomes a part of our diet. However, did you know there are a number of benefits for using pumpkin in your dogs’ treats and foods?
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  • Pet Care During a Weather Emergency

    September 16, 2018
    Severe weather can be a stressful, frightening time, especially for a pet that has only ever known good care and a loving, friendly home.
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  • Dog Tricks: Three Steps For Teaching A Dog To High Five

    September 1, 2018
    When you’re happy about something you may find yourself high-fiving one of your buddies. It’s time to get your dog in on the action too. Here is the way to train your dog how to high five:1) Shake firstThe saying goes that before you can run you have to walk.
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  • Pet Safety at the Beach

    August 16, 2018
    A day at the beach can be fun for you and your pet, but is it safe? There can be more threats and hazards on the beach than many pet owners realize, but there are easy ways to keep your pet safe as you both enjoy the outing.
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  • Cool Pet Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

    August 1, 2018
    Summer is a great time to enjoy all sorts of outdoor fun, but when temperatures rise too high, conditions can become uncomfortable and even dangerous for pets. Conscientious pet owners, however, can take easy steps to keep their pets cool and safe even on the hottest days.
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  • Tips for Traveling with Dogs in Cars

    July 16, 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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  • Tips for Taking Care of Your Dog's Paws

    July 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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  • Keep Ticks and Fleas Away from Your Pet

    June 1, 2018
    I love summertime, but the worst part is by far the bugs. Bugs like fleas and ticks are most prominent during the warmer seasons and can wreak havoc on your pet if not handled properly. Fleas, for example, can swarm in masses and quickly infest your pets and home.
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  • Knowing the Signs of Allergies in Pets

    May 16, 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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  • How Long Should Pets Be Outdoors In Winter

    February 16, 2018
    Many pets love to be outdoors, but the cold, wet, windy conditions of winter can be dangerous, even fatal if pets are kept outside too long.
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  • Winter Pet Dangers

    January 1, 2018
    Pets face many unique dangers during the coldest months, but savvy pet owners can take steps to keep their dogs, cats and other pets safe and comfortable no matter how low the temperature goes.
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  • Friendliest Dog Breeds for a Family Lifestyle

    October 1, 2017
    When choosing a pet, it is very important to consider the compatibility between your home situation and the tendencies of the animal you would like to own.
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  • The Language of Wag: What Your Dog is Really Saying

    October 1, 2017
    The classic telltale sign of the emotional state of man’s best friend is the position and movement of the tail. Wagging infers happiness or excitement, while the well known “tail between the legs” demonstrates fear, shame, or timidity.
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  • What We Need To Know About Feeding Dogs Table Scraps

    September 1, 2017
    Feeding your dog table scraps is a topic of mixed feelings in the pet community. Most vets and owners will argue that for no reason whatsoever you should feed your dog table scraps while others will claim that it’s okay in moderation. Some will even say it’s perfectly fine.
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  • Why It's Important Not to Leave Your Pets in the Car During Hot Summer Months

    August 1, 2017
    It can be deadly to leave a pet in a car during the summer, even if a day seems cool, it's only a few minutes time or the pet seems fine.
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  • How To Tell When Your Dog Is Dehydrated

    July 1, 2017
    There are several different reasons dogs lose water from their body. A few ways this can happen is through panting, urinating, and evaporation through the feet and other body surfaces. Obviously, dogs replenish their fluids by drinking water or other liquids, and also by eating moist foods.
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