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How Often Should I Take My Dog to the Vet?

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They aren’t called “man’s best friend” for nothing. The minute you get your new puppy to the time both you and your dog are old, you want to do your best to care for them and keep them healthy. Nonetheless, between the shots, appointments and products bought for […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Unique Therapy Animals

Not all therapy animals are dogs. Keep reading to learn more!
To conclude my mini-series on service animals, I want to highlight all of the other critters that can become service animals. That’s right, dogs aren’t the only ones!
Back in August 2013, Time magazine put together a list of top service animals. The list included:
Miniature horses: […]

By |September 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to Find a Lost Pet

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When your pet runs away, it’s hard not to panic. Where do you look? Who do you call? Panic no more – we have some advice for you to follow so you can recover your pet as soon as possible.
1. Why Pets Run Away
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By |August 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Weight Loss Tips for Dogs

According the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention as of 2014, 52.7% of Dogs in the United States are considered overweight or obese. Just as in humans, obesity is a growing problem in pets that can lead to health issues and shortened lifespans.
Obese dogs can develop high blood pressure, diabetes, heart and respiratory diseases, cancers and […]

By |August 16th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Equine Colic

Colic in horses is a common problem. Learn to recognize the signs and when to get help for your tall friends.
The other day I was talking with my friend who grew up riding horses. She rode her horse, Eddie, for 10 years before he died from colic. How tragic! Colic is a serious condition that […]

By |August 9th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Cancer in Older Pets

There’s added value in petting your older pet: you might see signs of cancer earlier.
We pet our pets because, well, we love them. It makes us both feel great. But petting your pet can also help you spot some health conditions early. And if your pet’s past his 10th birthday, one of those conditions might […]

By |August 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Water Safety Tips for Pets in Summer

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If I asked you to tell me what comes to mind when I say the word “summer,” what would it be? Some of you might say “vacation” or “fun,” but most of you would probably say “hot.”
Just like all summers, June and July have radiated heat […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Safety Tips: Using an Auto Restraint For Your Pet

Many dog owners love to take their pets along with them when they get in their car. Whether it’s a short drive locally to the grocery store, or a longer trip; it’s a pleasure to have their beloved pet accompany them. Most dogs love to ride in the car too! Unfortunately, many owners don’t realize […]

By |July 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Paw Pad Disorders in Dogs: Cause and Treatment

Spending the majority of their time on their feet, it is easy to see why it is so vitally important to make sure that you take good care of your dog’s paws. Despite the fact that they are durable and designed to withstand a great deal of activity and wear, they do encounter some problems. […]

By |June 21st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Protect Your Pets From Ticks This Season

As we prepare for the excitement of warmer weather, with the seasonal change comes new, familiar pests, ticks. The mild winters of recent years have created a surge in the tick population which seems hard to avoid. Ticks can cause a host of problems for pets including disease and infection. These pesky creatures are difficult […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments