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4 Things You Should Know About Canine Influenza

4 Things You Should Know About Canine Influenza

4 Things You Should Know About Canine Influenza Cough, cough, cough. Hearing your pooch sound like they’re hacking up a lung not long after you had the flu may make you wonder if they contracted your illness. While your dog certainly can become sick with a respiratory...

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5 Holiday Hazards That Can Harm Your Pet

5 Holiday Hazards That Can Harm Your Pet

5 Holiday Hazards That Can Harm Your Pet As the year draws to a close, holiday celebrations are still in full swing. But the additional activity and stress present the perfect opportunity for your pet to get into trouble, so keep an eye out for the following holiday...

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What Does a Cat Need to Be Healthy?

What Does a Cat Need to Be Healthy?

What Does a Cat Need to Be Healthy? Although cats may seem as if they are largely self-sufficient and require little care, especially compared to their canine counterparts, realistically, they need just as much specialized attention to remain happy and healthy. To...

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How to Make a Thanksgiving Plate for Your Pet

How to Make a Thanksgiving Plate for Your Pet

How to Make a Thanksgiving Plate for Your Pet An overloaded table filled with your favorite dishes is one of Thanksgiving’s highlights. While you are drooling over a heaping plate, so is your pet. However, many popular Thanksgiving foods are dangerous for pets. Let...

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How to Spot Pet Diabetes

How to Spot Pet Diabetes

How to Spot Pet Diabetes November is National Pet Diabetes Month, a month dedicated to educating pet owners on the signs and management of this endocrine disorder. By learning how to spot the following signs of pet diabetes, you can help them get the treatment they...

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5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips  As October 31 approaches, you may be planning all sorts of spooky activities to celebrate Halloween. If you include your pet in the festivities, ensure you do so safely by following our team’s top five Halloween pet safety tips.   #1:...

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Follow These Tips to Prevent Pet Obesity

Follow These Tips to Prevent Pet Obesity

Follow These Tips to Prevent Pet Obesity National Pet Obesity Awareness Day falls on October 12, but you should pay attention to your pet’s weight all year long. More than half of the nation’s cats and dogs are considered overweight or obese, which can lead to serious...

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How to Spot Heatstroke in Your Pet

How to Spot Heatstroke in Your Pet

How to Spot Heatstroke in Your Pet As summer reaches its height, your furry pal may grow more accustomed to the high temperatures and humidity levels associated with the season, but they still can succumb to heatstroke. Abrupt temperature increases can cause a sudden...

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Importance of Preventive Screenings for Senior Pets

Importance of Preventive Screenings for Senior Pets

Importance of Preventive Screenings for Senior Pets It’s no secret that our pets do not live long enough. Along with a shorter lifespan—in relation to their human family members—come rapid health changes, particularly in their later years. Although young pets can...

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