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23
Apr

What You Need To Know About Cat Dental Cleanings And Insurance

If you’ve signed up your cat for pet insurance, chances are you’re expecting it to help to cover the majority of their veterinary visits. However, you might be surprised to learn that your cat’s dental care might not be covered, but also that regular dental care will also be more important than ever. Read on […]

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09
Apr

Heatstroke And Your Dog: What You Need To Know

Summertime is a great time for taking your dog outdoors to roam around in parks, on hikes, or to just hangout in the backyard. However, dogs, just like people, are subject to overheating and heatstroke. You should know what heatstroke is, the symptoms of heatstroke, how to treat it and how to prevent it.  What […]

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24
Feb

Three Ways To Avoid An Emergency Vet Visit Over The Holidays

The holidays can be a hectic enough time without dealing with a health scare for one of your family pets. Your local veterinary clinic can handle emergency visits around the holidays, but having a pet get sick or hurt — especially because of something that was easily preventable — can greatly disrupt your family get-togethers. […]

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16
Feb

Three Tips For Keeping Your Dog Safe Through The Winter

Winter weather brings about a number of safety hazards. This isn’t just true for you, but it is also true for your dog. In order to keep your pet safe throughout the season, it’s important that you know what these hazards are. Here are just three important precautions you want to consider this winter. Objects […]

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09
Feb

Spay Your Furry Friend And Spare Her From This Life-Threatening Condition

There are numerous reasons to get your dog spayed. You only have to walk through the kennels of a nearby animal shelter or peruse the pet section of your local classifieds to find hundreds of them. But if the pet overpopulation problem isn’t enough reason for you to get your furry friend spayed, consider her […]

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26
Jan

Cat Depression: Signs, Symptoms And Treatment

Believe it or not, cats are surprisingly fickle and emotional little creatures. Like their human counterparts, cats can be slaves to their own emotional state. This means that they can potentially suffer from depression, just like you! Although some of the signs and symptoms of cat depression are similar to human forms of depression, these […]

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21
Dec

Is Acupuncture A Viable Treatment Option For Your Arthritic Pet?

Watching a beloved pet grow older and slower can be heart-wrenching — and if your dog or cat suffers from arthritis, you might worry that his or her quality of life is beginning to suffer once he or she can no longer move around freely. However, arthritis medication for pets can sometimes cause other long-term […]

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17
Dec

Steps To Take In Caring For Your Puppy Mill Rescue Dog

When you adopt a dog that was previously rescued from a puppy mill, you likely already know that they will have some odd issues that most dogs who have not been through such traumatic situations would not have to deal with. Before you panic and think that you cannot handle your puppy mill rescue dog’s […]

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17
Dec

Common Causes For Back Pain In Dogs

A number of dogs are plagued by back pain at some point in their lives, making it a common condition. With such a wide impact area, it should come as no surprise that back pain can arise for a number of different reasons. Here are just two of the more common reasons your dog might […]

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17
Dec

Four Tips For Safely Exercising Your Dog During Cold Weather

Exercise is important for your dog’s overall health, even in the winter when it’s cold and snowy outside. It’s essential to make sure, however, that your winter exercise routine is not doing your dog more harm than good. You can achieve that goal by following these safety tips for exercising your dog in cold weather. […]

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