How Much Should You Feed Your Dog?

A lot of dog owners like to leave a bowl of dry food out for their pet to routinely snack on throughout the day. While this might be the most convenient way of feeding your dog, it is isn’t the most healthy technique for your pet. The amount and frequency in which you feed your … Read more

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How Can I Get My Pet More Exercise?

If a pet is overweight and reluctant to exercise, it is often a continuous battle to stop weight gain. Taking your dog for a walk or having playtime is great exercise. Cat play toys, that they can chase, will provide some aerobic exercise to help burn calories. Helping the overweight pet is not just about … Read more

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Are Dental Sticks Effective for Treating Bad Breath in Dogs?

​​​​​​​Bad breath is a common complaint of many dog owners, who find that getting up close and cuddly with their canine companion isn’t always the pleasant experience that it should be. Why do dogs get bad breath? There can be a number of reasons why your furry friend has breath that turns your stomach. The … Read more

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How to Choose an Animal Hospital

Whether you have a horse or a large dog, a rabbit or a reptile, if you are the owner of animal, you undoubtedly treat her like a part of your family. You wouldn’t trust your human loved ones with an unqualified or inexperienced doctor, and as a responsible and loving owner, finding an animal hospital … Read more

Tips for Treating Hairballs in Cats

If you are a parent to an adorable feline, chances are your cat gets hairballs from time to time. Hairballs are a relatively common problem that affects the majority of cats at some point during their lifetime. Although cartoons have long portrayed them in a comedic fashion, left untreated hairballs can compromise your cat’s health. … Read more

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What are Common Veterinary Emergencies for Pets?

Accidents and emergencies often occur when you least expect them. Fortunately, most veterinarians are well experienced in dealing with the unexpected and see a wide variety of time-sensitive and life-critical situations affecting domestic animals in the United States every day. Nevertheless, there are some types of veterinary emergencies that are more regularly seen than others. … Read more

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How to Get Rid of Fleas in Your Home and On Your Pet

Most pet owners expect their pet to experience at least one parasite problem during their lifetime, and fleas are one of the most common. They are also quite possibly the most annoying type of parasitic infestation to deal with. But first, let’s find out a little more about fleas and how these pesky parasites operate. … Read more

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Is Microchipping Safe for Dogs?

As responsible and loving owners, we want to do everything we can to ensure that our pets remain as safe as possible in our care. Veterinarians, animal shelters and dog wardens all agree that one of the best ways to do this is by microchipping our animals, including our canine companions. Pet microchipping is increasing … Read more

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Dental Treats You Can Make for Your Pets this Summer

Keeping your pet’s teeth healthy is extremely important. As well as being vital for helping your animal hold, bite, and chew her food, teeth are also part of your pet’s natural defenses, and she may feel vulnerable if they are in poor condition. In addition to this, dental health has been proven to be directly … Read more

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How to Care for Dogs After Spaying Surgery

Spaying should be a priority for the owner of any female dog. Not only will this important procedure help prevent your pet from becoming unintentionally pregnant, it can also reduce the pet’s risk of certain health problems and undesirable behaviors that are caused by coming into heat. Why are dogs spayed? Spaying is considered to … Read more

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