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What You Need to Know About the Rise in Pet Diabetes

Although most of us understand that diabetes among humans has been on the rise for the past few decades, few pet owners know that pet diabetes has also become prevalent. Although there are a spectrum of health factors to predispose a cat or dog to diabetes, the strongest link remains obesity. In observance of Pet…

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Fall Allergies & Toxic Plants: Keeping Pets Healthy And Safe This Fall

Everybody loves fall, right? Crisp air, changing leaves, bonfires, and the Cowboys game on TV are just a few of the delights that autumn has to offer. But your pet may feel differently about the change of season. Fall Allergies & Toxic Plants or foliage are two of the biggest challenges your pet may face now…

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Know Thy Feline: Do You Have a Healthy Cat?

Cats are mysterious creatures. Most feline fanatics know and love this about their four legged companions. Their mysterious air, though, can make it difficult to detect when a cat is in trouble. All cat owners should take the time to learn what a healthy cat looks like and when problems may be brewing.

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Brushing Up On Pet Vaccines

Vaccinations have been under a cultural microscope the last few years, and, for some pet owners, the doubts cast by anti-vaccine advocates have been powerful and far-reaching. However, this simple truth prevails: veterinary vaccinations continue to protect pets, and people, from serious infectious diseases. Join us to learn more about your pet’s vaccine requirements, what…

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Parvo in Dogs: The Virus You Need to Know About

No pet owner wants their beloved furry friend to contract a potentially deadly disease; and even less so if that disease is preventable. Parvovirus is not a new dog disease, but is one that is seeing a resurgence, especially in the Southern states where a new strain is thriving. Pet owners everywhere need to know…

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Plump Pets: Why Pet Obesity is Problematic

If you look in most pet cupboards or pantries, you will like find an array of tasty treats or, perhaps, an assortment of people food earmarked for the family dog in the fridge. It’s understandable that we want the best for our pets, but the ‘best’ may be hindering our pet’s health and creating a…

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The Importance of Establishing a Baseline to Maintain Pet Health

During our pet’s younger years and throughout much of his or her adult life, we may see only the high energy, excitable, and healthy pet that we’ve come to know and love. We may not consider why keeping tabs on our pet at this life stage is so important to lifelong pet health. However, it…

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The Clear View: The Truth About Pet Poisonings

The common combination of a pet’s insatiable curiosity, paired with relatively easy access to forbidden toxic chemicals or ingredients, can create dangerous situations – and devastating outcomes. The frequency of pet poisonings is high enough to warrant not only an entire month dedicated to raising awareness, but March 15-21 receives national distinction as Pet Poison…

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Pet Cancer: Decrease the Odds

Cancer is a diagnosis many pet owners fear; and yet, as pets live longer, cancer rates invariably rise. While the pet cancer statistics can be alarming, researchers in the field of veterinary medicine are developing new and more effective ways to treat certain types of pet cancer all the time. As a pet owner, you…

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No Fondue For You: Why Chocolate Is Bad For Pets

If you’ve ever made your own pet treats or inspected the ingredient list on the pet food label, you’ve probably noticed the absence of chocolate. Tied with Xylitol, grapes, raisins, onions, and garlic, chocolate is at the top of the list of foods your pet should never eat. But why is chocolate bad for pets?…

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