Recent Blog Posts

  • Stop the Fleas and Ticks

    June 15, 2020
    Fleas and ticks can be a big problem, not just for pets or livestock, but for humans as well. Fortunately, it is possible to stop fleas and ticks from being a bother, and there are many steps you can take to keep these pests away and prevent infestations before they start.
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  • Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

    May 15, 2020
    Fleas and ticks are uncomfortable for pets and humans alike, and because these parasites can spread diseases and cause anemia, it is imperative that pet owners take steps to control them.
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  • Entertaining Pets While Social Distancing

    April 1, 2020
    When social distancing is necessary, we have many options to entertain ourselves – books, videos, working from home, cleaning, gardening, board games, texting, online games, crafts, podcasts, and much more – but what about pets?
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  • Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

    February 1, 2020
    February has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form.
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  • Best Practices for Caring for Your Pet During Extreme Cold

    January 9, 2020
    The dangers extreme cold poses to humans are well known – hypothermia, frostbite, dry skin, breathing problems, increased risk of heart attack, and more. But do you know that extreme cold can be just as dangerous to pets?
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  • Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separate

    December 16, 2019
    In many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.
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  • Winter Pet Dangers

    December 1, 2019
    Pets face many unique dangers during the coldest months, but savvy pet owners can take steps to keep their dogs, cats and other pets safe and comfortable no matter how low the temperature goes.
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  • Knowing More About Grain-Free Treats

    August 15, 2019
    Cats and dogs are naturally meat-eaters, and grain-free treats are all the rage to offer your pets. But how appropriate are grains, really, in your pet's diet? What types of treats are suitable and how can you find the best options to meet your pet's nutritional needs?
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  • Cool Pet Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

    July 15, 2019
    Summer is a great time to enjoy all sorts of outdoor fun, but when temperatures rise too high, conditions can become uncomfortable and even dangerous for pets. Conscientious pet owners, however, can take easy steps to keep their pets cool and safe even on the hottest days.
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  • Poisonous Plants for Pets

    March 15, 2019
    Pet owners take great care to feed their pets a healthy, nutritious diet (with an occasional treat, of course! But do you know there are many potentially toxic, even lethal, plants lurking around our homes that are dangerous to pets)
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