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    Are grains bad for pets

    The biggest buzzword in pet nutrition for the past several years has been dog and cat manufacturers proclaiming their foods are "grain free." As...

    Why does my pet still have fleas

    Finding fleas on your dog or cat but not sure why? Here are some common reasons as well as solutions to try: 1. Your pet...

    Choosing the right dog

    There are many aspects to consider when deciding what type of dog to add to your family. It's easy to fall in love with...

    Safely removing a tick from your pet

    It is important to check your pet frequently for ticks, especially after spending time in wooded or grassy areas. If you find a tick...

    Firework Anxiety

    Many people enjoy celebrating the Fourth of July with fireworks, but for some dogs the noise can be terrifying. Dogs with noise phobia may...

    Heat exhaustion in pets

    Dogs and cats must rely on panting to lower their body temperature during physical activity or hot weather. You should not rely on the dog...

    Can you hear me? Five facts about dog ears

    1. Dogs have as many as 18 muscles to control each ear, and they are able to move each ear independently. This very fine...

    How do cats see the world

    1.  Cats can't see in complete darkness, but they can see well in very dim light. Cats are able to see in about one...

    Protect your pets paws this summer

    When out with your dog during the summer, remember that surfaces including asphalt and sand can become very hot and may remain dangerously hot...

    Why does my puppy or kitten need multiple shots

    Vaccinations trigger the immune system to produce antibodies against specific viruses or bacteria that cause disease. Puppies and kittens typically receive their first set...

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