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Tooth Troubles: Preventing Dental Disease in Your Pet

2017-10-14T08:30:32+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Categories: Puppy Care|

Confession time, pet lovers – when was the last time you checked your furry friend’s chompers? You might not know this, but untreated dental disease is a huge epidemic in the pet population; in fact, 80% of cats and dogs age 4 and over actually have oral issues that need treatment by a vet! Maybe you [...]

Puppy Troubleshooting Tips

2017-10-01T00:11:50+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Categories: Puppy Care|

Without a doubt, the first few months of puppy ownership can be the hardest, especially if you are a first time dog owner.  Like babies, puppies require a lot of work and their inability to effectively communicate with us can lead to a lot of frustration and sleepless nights.  If you are having a difficult time [...]

5 Most Common Emergency Veterinary Visits

2017-09-14T10:38:13+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

When questioning whether pet health insurance is right for you, it is easy to think that your dog is healthy and therefore will never require emergency care.  However, many reimbursements by pet health insurance companies are caused by emergency situations.  The most common emergency veterinary visits are described. Accidental Poisoning The top cause of accidental death [...]

Why I Bought a Labrador

2017-09-08T19:01:00+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Categories: Dog Breeds|Tags: , , |

Although we promised ourselves we wouldn’t, we recently decided to add to our little family and get a playmate for our beagle/chow mix, Sadie.  If we were going to bring a new dog into our home, we wanted to choose the perfect breed.  Sadie is our baby, and can also be a very difficult dog at [...]

New Pet Care Guide

2017-08-24T00:41:40+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: PetCare|

New Pet Care Guide: What Kitten and Puppy Owners Need Congratulations – you’ve just added a new four-legged addition to your family! Whether it’s a roly-poly puppy, or a cuddly, fuzzy kitten, it’s always exciting to welcome a new pet into your home. Before your furry friend can settle in, though, it’s important to have the [...]

What to Do when Fleas Strike

2017-08-07T19:46:35+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Flea infestations can be a dog owner’s worst nightmare.  The constant itching, scratching, and general discomfort of the infested dog is nerve wracking, not to mention the annoyance of fleas invading the home infesting the humans in the household.  Without proper vigilance, a few fleas can turn into a full-blown infestation.  The following are a few [...]

My Dog is Pregnant?

2017-08-07T19:30:10+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

How to tell if my Dog is Pregnant Canine pregnancy is different from a human’s in many ways.  For one, the gestational period is much shorter – only two months – which makes early detection important to maintain optimal health for your pregnant dog.  Additionally, female dogs that have not been spayed have the ability to [...]