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February is Pet Dental Health Month

How are you maintaining your pet’s oral health? Over 85 percent of dogs and cats over four years old are affected by oral disease. Pet dental care is one of the most overlooked health concern for pet owners.  In honor…

Why Does My Dog Eat My Shoes?

Pesky Dog Eating All Your Footwear? Dogs explore objects much like we do, except instead of using hands they use their mouths. Their preferred method of examining new or interesting objects is by chewing on them. This means that it…

Understanding Dog Food Nutrition

How to Read Dog Food Labels Ingredients and Nutrients:  Ingredients are listed in order of weight. Due to the high water content in meats commonly found in dog food, those ingredients are usually listed first. Lamb, chicken, and beef will…

How to Get Rid of Bad Dog Breath

What Causes Bad Breath in Dogs? Canine bad breath is most often caused by dental or gum disease. Small dogs are especially prone to plaque and tartar build up. While these are the most common causes of bad breath, persisting…

Help Your Pet Maintain a Healthy Weight

Before we get started lets talk about why this is important. Why Should I Keep my Dog/Cat at a Healthy Weight? Almost 50% of all adult dogs and cats are overweight. Obesity in your pet increases the risk of serious diseases…

Do I Need Pet Insurance?

Is Pet Insurance Worth the Costs? This is a question that we see come up a lot. With pets living longer than ever and veterinary care continuing to advance, pet health care bills are getting more expensive. In fact, in…

Your Pet’s “Golden Years”

Caring for Senior Pets Pets are living longer than they ever have before, so how do we care for our elderly pets? Through frequent vet visits and a little extra love and care, you will be able to ensure your pet…

How To Calm a Stressed Dog – Tips That Work!

Tips and Tricks for Stress Relief Because animals have stronger senses than humans, certain situations may seem to be more stressful than they are to humans. If you’re dog suffers from stress exhibited by extreme shaking or panting, try some of…

Is My Dog Bored? Tips for Bored Pets

Best Ways to Keep Your Pets Occupied You leave your house for the day, and when you arrive back home, your couch is in many more pieces than you left it and your dog comes scampering out of the other…

How to Find a New Vet

Looking for a veterinarian? Whether you are moving to a new city or adopting your first pet, finding a good vet can sound like a grueling task, but it doesn’t have to be! Start by doing your research. Visit the…