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Is Your Pet’s Microchip Up to Date?

Is Your Pet’s Microchip Up to Date?

It is heartwarming to hear miraculous stories of pets reuniting with their owners after a long period of time or a long distance, thanks to their microchip identification! A few months ago, Jasper, a dog that had gone missing eight years ago, was reunited with his owner in Louisiana after being surrendered and identified in Houston. Similarly, Willow, a calico…

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Summer Activities for Senior Dogs

Summer Activities for Senior Dogs

Dogs make perfect partners for summer adventures! There are so many outdoor activities to be enjoyed this time of year while creating unforgettable memories and building upon the bond with your furry best friend. But, as the years go by, your once limitless energetic ball of fluff will start to slow down – their joints may be a little creaky,…

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What’s the Scoop on Fecal Testing?

What’s the Scoop on Fecal Testing?

You can tell a lot from your pet’s stool. It can tell you what your pets have been eating, if they are getting the right nutrients, or if they are stressed out. Because your pet cannot tell you something is internally wrong, they rely on you to pay attention to their bodily movements to look for symptoms of an underlying…

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5 Common Myths about Spay/Neuter

5 Common Myths about Spay/Neuter

Spaying/neutering your cat or dog is an important part of responsible pet ownership. Unneutered males that are not able to mate experience frustration, which can lead to aggression. Unspayed females attract unwanted attention every six months. From a psychological and biological point-of-view, spay and neuter is the best thing for your pet. People often have misconceptions when it comes to…

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My Dog has Fleas… Now What?

My Dog has Fleas… Now What?

It’s an itchy time of year for our furry friends. With flowers blooming and trees budding, your dog may be suffering from seasonal allergies. Their skin may also be dry and irritated from the few bouts of colder springtime weather. While these factors may cause discomfort to your dog, if you notice excessive scratching or chewing, it’s important to check…

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What Is Heartworm, And What Are The Symptoms?

What Is Heartworm, And What Are The Symptoms?

Most dog owners are familiar with the threat of heartworm in the U.S. and give their pooches a monthly preventative “heartworm treat” to keep them from getting heartworm disease. Do you understand where heartworm comes from or the symptoms to look for if your dog is infected? During National Heartworm Awareness Month this month, take the opportunity to learn more…

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