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  • Mar 15 2017

    Don't PANIC about your pet's skin

    Pets’ skin conditions can drive an entire household a little crazy with the constant biting, licking and SO. MUCH. SCRATCHING. But if your pet is suffering from a skin problem,…

  • Feb 06 2017

    Five Tips for a Healthier Dog Smile

    Dog Checkups & Preventive Care Dogs have 42 smile generators. Keeping those 42 teeth strong, healthy, and happy is essential to preventing illness, pain, and may extend longevity. Each February,…

  • Dec 14 2016

    Protecting Your Pet's Paws

    Winter can be brutal on our dog’s paw pads. Exposed to the elements and toxic chemicals, the paw pads are at risk for drying, cracking, trauma, frostbite and chemical burns….

  • Nov 16 2016

    Diabetes in Cats

     What is feline diabetes? Diabetes mellitus, the clinical name for “sugar diabetes,” is a condition that affects the concentration of glucose, a type of sugar, in your cat’s blood. Diabetes…

  • Oct 24 2016

    5 Dangerous Halloween Candies for Pets

    Halloween is associated with spooky haunted houses, costume parties and most of all, Halloween candy! Certain types of candy can be toxic and very dangerous to pets. Below are are five…

  • Oct 04 2016

    Dangers of Mushrooms

    Dangers of Mushrooms Edible mushrooms or mushrooms that are non-toxic to humans are generally also non-toxic to pets. However, some can cause gastrointestinal upset or even symptoms of poisoning. This…

  • Aug 26 2016

    How to train pets for a Fear-Free veterinary experience

    How to train pets for a Fear-Free veterinary experience  Fear-Free veterinary visits start before the dog trots through your front door. Pet owners can help by training these three behaviors…

  • May 05 2016

    Preventing Dog Bites: A Guide for Safer Interactions

    An important part of dog bite prevention in recognizing the behaviors that signal Fido is uncomfortable.  Stephan Appelbaum, ABCDT, president and CEO of Animal Behavior College, shares things to keep…

  • Apr 27 2016

    Lack of Mobility May Mean Less Time With Your Pet

    Here are five ways to improve your senior pet’s health-and maybe even his life expectancy-by helping him get back to the things he used to do. Take your pet to…

  • Apr 21 2016

    Dr. Google

      When you’re searching the web for medical information about your pet, make sure you’re getting accurate medical information from reliable sources. Use these six tips for safer web surfing….