Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

Diabetes progresses slowly which means pet owners may not see anything unusual at first. For National Pet Diabetes Month, our team is addressing the risk factors and signs that your pet may have diabetes.    What factors put my pet at risk for developing...

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Ways to Help Less Fortunate Pets

Ways to Help Less Fortunate Pets

November marks the season of giving back and what better way to embrace that than by helping out less fortunate pets? Here are three ways to give back to your local pet community this holiday season—and year-round.   #1: Donate needed supplies or cash to an...

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How Inadequate Socialization Can Affect Your Pet’s Life

How Inadequate Socialization Can Affect Your Pet’s Life

Socializing your pet will help give them the tools they need to adjust to whatever life throws at them. Inadequate socialization, however, can lead to the following problems.   #1: Your pet can experience constant stress A poorly socialized pet is often fearful...

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5 Steps to Train Your Dog to Walk Calmly on a Leash

5 Steps to Train Your Dog to Walk Calmly on a Leash

Does your dog walk you instead of you walking them? Follow these five steps to teach your pup good leash manners if it’s a struggle to get them to walk calmly at your side.   Step 1: Outfit your dog with the correct leash Ditch the retractable leash or the...

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Preparing Your Pet for a Stress-Free Veterinary Visit

Preparing Your Pet for a Stress-Free Veterinary Visit

Many pet owners delay preventive care for their pets because of their behavior or extreme stress at the veterinary clinic. However, you shouldn't let this keep your pet out of the examination room. Take these five steps to prepare your furry friend for a stress-free...

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How to Be a Responsible Dog Owner

How to Be a Responsible Dog Owner

In honor of September being Responsible Dog Ownership Month, follow these tips to ensure you are keeping your dog happy and healthy.   #1: Take your dog for regular wellness visits Your dog should be evaluated by our veterinary team at least once a year. They...

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How to Know If Your Pet Has Allergies

How to Know If Your Pet Has Allergies

Spring and summer are prime allergy seasons for you and your four-legged friend. However, you may notice that your pet does not experience the same symptoms as you do. While the mechanism for allergies is the same—the body’s immune system overreacts to a normal...

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Pet Vaccinations

Pet Vaccinations

Here's another reminder about your pet’s vaccinations! Our team wants to ensure you are well educated about the importance of vaccines, and how critical they are to keep your furry friend happy and healthy.   How do vaccines protect my pet? Your pet’s immune...

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Missing Pet? Pet Microchips Lead to Happy Reunions

Missing Pet? Pet Microchips Lead to Happy Reunions

In recognition of animal shelters being their busiest with missing pets who bolted from their homes during the fireworks from the 4th of July, July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month. If your pet goes missing or gets lost, here are three tips to help find them and...

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A Pet-Friendly Fourth of July

A Pet-Friendly Fourth of July

The 4th of July is a holiday that is feared in the pet world, and for good reason. With sizzling hot weather, fire and gastrointestinal hazards around food, and fireworks going off, your four-legged pal can encounter many dangers. Make your July 4th celebration into a...

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