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Caring For Senior Pets

Caring For Senior Pets

Doesn’t it seems like just yesterday your furry friend could fit in the palm of your hand? Now, their face is turning gray and it takes them a little more effort to keep up with you than they used to. Our pets age faster than we do, and they rely on us to provide more care as their needs change…

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8 Tips To Follow When Boarding Your Dog

8 Tips To Follow When Boarding Your Dog

Summer means taking a break from work or school to travel to a fun vacation destination… but vacations are often unsuitable for your pets. While cats are sufficient at home for a short period of vacation time (as long as a neighbor checks in daily to give them food, water and clean their litter box) you will most likely have to…

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Help your pet say “Cheese!”- The Importance of Dental Health

Help your pet say “Cheese!”- The Importance of Dental Health

When was the last time you gave any thought to your pet’s dental health? If it’s been a while—or maybe never—you’re not alone. Studies reveal that about two-thirds of pet owners do not provide the dental care recommended by their veterinarians. That’s a big mistake. Even though pets don’t often get cavities, they are susceptible to periodontal or gum disease,…

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Exercising with your pet

Exercising with your pet

Dog exercise is highly recommended and has plenty of health benefits. Your dog will feel good, have a healthy weight and display an exemplary behavior. All you need to do is make sure he gets enough exercise. Your dog can get exercise in a number of ways: walking, jogging, playing outdoors or, if you don’t have the time and space,…

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Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease

Predictions of Lyme disease cases are especially high this year, according to the Companion Animal Parasite Council’s (CAPC) annual forecast. With the heightened risk of contracting Lyme disease, it is imperative that you protect your pets this summer. Lyme disease occurs when an infected tick embeds itself in your dog or cat. Because ticks can be carriers of many diseases,…

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