Dogs Care

Caring for Your Diabetic Pet During the Holiday Season

Caring for Your Diabetic Pet During the Holiday Season

The holidays are right around the corner, and although joyous, they can be quite stressful for you and your pet, leading to not-so-healthy food habits. With the change in routines and being around friends and family members who might not understand your pet’s unique needs, managing your pet’s diabetes can be challenging this time of year. Here are a few…

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Keep Your Dog Safe around Fireworks

Keep Your Dog Safe around Fireworks

Everyone loves the dog days of summer – except maybe your dog! It’s estimated at least 40 percent of dogs experience noise anxiety which is amplified by the summer thunderstorms and further by 4th of July fireworks. In fact, animal shelters report that their busiest day for taking in runaway dogs is July 5th. It is natural for dogs to…

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Signs of Lyme Disease in Dogs

Signs of Lyme Disease in Dogs

After a cold winter of being stuck inside, your dog is itching to stretch his legs and run around outdoors for some exercise and adventure! Similarly, young, poppy seed-sized deer ticks called nymphs that have been growing and lying dormant all winter are now active, hungry and seeking a host. Before you let your dog roam around in tall grass…

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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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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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Lyme Disease: Symptoms to Look for in Dogs

Lyme Disease: Symptoms to Look for in Dogs

After a cold, snowy winter being cooped up indoors, your pets are itching to stretch their legs and run around outside for some exercise and adventure. Similarly, young, poppy seed-sized deer ticks called nymphs that have been growing and lying dormant all winter are now active, hungry and seeking a host. Before you let your dog roam around in tall…

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