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Simple Goals: Preventative Pet Health

Simple Goals: Preventative Pet Health

We've heard that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". This Spring we are focusing on a few things that can add to your pet's health through some simple activities and routines: Exercise more — Pets need exercise, too. Let your pup join you on...

Poison Prevention – Strings and Other Household Things

Poison Prevention – Strings and Other Household Things

March is Poison Prevention Month. While you might know some foods and plans that could hurt your pet, did you know strings can be dangerous as well? Yes, strings, or anything stringy (yarn, rubber bands, and dental floss). These items can cause intestinal...

Cat Grooming 101

Cat Grooming 101

The words “cat” and “independent” go hand-in-hand. And, when it comes to grooming, most cat owners let their feline friends take care of that themselves. While cats can certainly be lower maintenance than dogs, they do still require some help with their...

Winter Tips For a Happy Dog

Winter Tips For a Happy Dog

Bitter cold, numbing wetness, and biting winds can cause discomfort for your special someone – your pet! Paying attention to your pet’s wellbeing will surely keep you both ready to enjoy the season! If you have any questions regarding the cold winter season and your...

Why Does My Dog Have Bad Breath?

Why Does My Dog Have Bad Breath?

It doesn’t matter if it’s coming from a human or an animal, bad breath is bad breath! We’re here to help your pet get their bad breath in order! You may have to help with this, but don’t worry, so will we. Do you remember the last time your pet had a...

How to Diagnose and Prevent Heartworm Disease in Dogs

How to Diagnose and Prevent Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm is a parasite that can live in the heart of dogs and cats. Mosquitoes can carry the worm from one infected animal to another. Several hundred worms can live in the heart of a dog and infection from the parasite causes significant damage and can be fatal....

Pet Safety Tips For Fall

Pet Safety Tips For Fall

Fall is a wonderful time of year! The leaves begin to change, kids go back to school, the weather gets colder; but what about your pet? Fall may be a great time for humans, however, there are a few things you need to keep away from pets! Hometown...

Fleas: What Pet Owners Need to Know

Fleas: What Pet Owners Need to Know

Pop quiz: What can lay up to 50 eggs daily, can jump at least one foot (which is equivalent to a person jumping about half a block), and can’t wait to make a meal out of your pet’s blood? The answer: a flea! These pesky little bugs are the worst! Hometown...

Make Sure Your Pet’s Nails Are Trimmed Regularly

Make Sure Your Pet’s Nails Are Trimmed Regularly

For many pet owners, trimming a pet’s nails—dog or cat—can seem like a daunting task. And, if you haven’t regularly trimmed your pet’s nails since he was young, chances are you’ll have a difficult time doing it effectively now. Keeping your pet’s nails...