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Exercise

Exercise

Did you know that your dog needs a minimum of thirty minutes of exercise each and every day? It’s true. And it’s especially true of energetic dogs and breeds with higher-than-average levels of energy—labs, shorthairs, collies, etc. And there are obvious signs when your dog doesn’t get the activity he or she needs. First, he […]

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  August 20, 2020   No comments
Leash Training

Leash Training

It’s easy to see a dog as a contemporary, and to enjoy walks and playtime with him or her off the leash. But one practical aspect of dog ownership is leash training, and it’s very important for your health and for your dog’s, that they are guided by you down sidewalks, streets, and trails. Dogs […]

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  August 20, 2020   No comments
Pet Anxiety

Pet Anxiety

It’s been a difficult few months, and as many of us return to work, it’s possible that our pets, who have enjoyed having our regular companionship at home, will experience some level of anxiety at our sudden absence. It is possible for your animal to experience anxiety, even if he or she has never before […]

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  July 2, 2020   No comments
Your Pet’s Dental Health

Your Pet’s Dental Health

Did you know that it’s important to keep your pet’s teeth and gums clean? Poor dental health could cause other health problems to arise; poor dental health could even signal other health issues within the body. It’s important to have your vet check your pet’s teeth and gums at least once every year. In addition […]

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  April 11, 2020   No comments
Pad Injuries

Pad Injuries

A dog’s pads are more delicate and easier to injure than you may think. Pads are thick, spongy and rubbery, and dogs rely on them to do everything, absorbing the shock of walking and running, and even used for traction. Pads can also protect a dog’s feet from extreme temperatures. And when a dog’s pad […]

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  January 17, 2020   No comments
Socialization

Socialization

In most cases, a dog who is well-socialized, and understands how to behave around both people and other animals, is a happier dog, and a dog who is much easier to spend time around. And socialization occurs very early in a dog’s life. When the dog is a puppy, he or she is learning how […]

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  November 13, 2019   No comments
Keep your Cat’s Coat Looking Vibrant

Keep your Cat’s Coat Looking Vibrant

Anyone who owns a cat knows that cats spend considerable time every day to grooming habits. And you would think that all those hours a cat spends grooming would amount to a clean and healthy coat, right? Not really. And the difficulty in grooming a cat comes not in the task itself—brushing, nail trimming, etc.—but […]

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  October 17, 2019   No comments
Teach Your Dog to Play Fetch

Teach Your Dog to Play Fetch

Fetch is a terrific game for most any dog to learn—some breeds, however, tend not to enjoy the game, although interest is different with each dog. Fetch is a game that can strengthen the bond between you and your dog. It is also a terrific way for your dog to get some play/exercise time. And […]

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  September 17, 2019   No comments
Cats and Hydration

Cats and Hydration

Yes, we all know the old adage that cats like to drink milk. But did you know that cats need water to survive as much as their humans? It’s true, and most cats, for one reason or another, don’t drink nearly as much water as they should. In general, cats do not like drinking water, […]

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  August 14, 2019   No comments