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Canine Influenza aka Dog Flu

Canine Influenza aka Dog Flu

Canine Influenza aka Dog Flu Our dogs are our best friends. We give them warm beds to lay in (ours or theirs), we provide them with the exercise their bodies deserve, and just like their owner’s, dogs can also get sick. One disease that is becoming more prevalent in

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4 Things You Can Do to Protect Your Pet in the Summer

4 Things You Can Do to Protect Your Pet in the Summer

4 Things You Can Do to Protect Your Pet in the Summer Let’s be honest, summer is not only fun for you – it can be a blast for your furry friend. Warm weather, splashing around in the water, getting outside and enjoying the fresh air. While

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Do you have an overweight pet?

Do you have an overweight pet?

Do you have an overweight pet? Does this fur make me look fat? Sadly, today’s pet population is mimicking the weight issues of the human population, and the health risks associated with it. It is estimated that 54% of dogs and cats are overweight or obese in

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Can I Get My Pet Sick? Zoonotic Diseases

Can I Get My Pet Sick? Zoonotic Diseases

Can I Get My Pet Sick? Zoonotic Diseases A common question asked from our dear pet parents is if they can give their furry friend their cold. Rest easy knowing that your dog or cat cannot catch your cold, just like you could not catch distemper. However,

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Should You Spay or Neuter Your Pet?

Should You Spay or Neuter Your Pet?

Should You Spay or Neuter Your Pet? Yes, you should spay or neuter your pet. According to the national ASPCA in the United States, approximately 6 million homeless animals entering animal shelters every year. The sad fact is that only about half of them are adopted, the

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Keep Your Pet Safe When Traveling

Keep Your Pet Safe When Traveling

Keep Your Pet Safe When Traveling Saturday, January 2nd, 2016, is National Pet Travel Safety Day. Pets are a part of our family, so naturally during the holidays, they come with us. More hotels and restaurants are also becoming more pet-friendly. Veterinarians and animal behavioral specialists around

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Fall Flea and Tick Prevention

Fall Flea and Tick Prevention

Fall flea and tick prevention is more important than any other season. The number of fleas on pets has a tendency to double when compared to the spring.

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