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Crossing the Rainbow Bridge: Pet Loss

For many pet owners, nothing is more difficult than saying our final good-byes to our faithful, four-legged family members. From making hard decisions regarding end-of-life care, to surviving the days, weeks, and months ahead, the death of a pet can be difficult for even the most stoic of hearts to overcome. Many pet owners don’t…

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Keeping Everyone Safe: Kids and Pets

Most children seem to have a natural affection for pets. For many of us, it’s not uncommon to see kids of all ages wanting to “pet the kitty” or “play with the doggy,” even if they have a pet of their own at home. But it’s important to remember that children don’t come with an…

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The Importance of Microchipping Your Pets

Your pet is an important member of your family. Because of this, it’s only natural that your would want to do what it takes to make sure that he or she is safe and has a way to get home, should he or she ever stray. A collar with tags is one way to let…

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Mating Season – Your Female Dog and the Springtime

Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and new life is beginning. And, if you have a female dog who has not been spayed, spring is also the time of year when many animals come into “season”, or have a heat cycle. A female dog’s heat cycle, also called estrus, is the time when her body…

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Summer Fun: Traveling With Your Pet

With the spring and summer holidays just a heartbeat away, chances are you’ve started planning for your great escape. Whether you’re planning on hitting the road over Memorial Day Weekend, or sometime this summer, we hope that you’ve been considering what you will do with your pet while you’re away. Planning for your pets while…

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Involving Your Kids in Pet Care

If you’re a parent to both pets and children, then it’s likely you’ve noticed the special bond shared between your “kids”.  It’s also likely that, as a parent, you are working to raise a responsible pet owner by involving your kids in caring for your family pet. Thankfully, involving kids in pet care can be…

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Parasite Prevention for Pets: Heartworms, Fleas, and Ticks

With the arrival of spring, the threat of heartworm-carrying mosquitoes, fleas, and ticks is on the rise. These parasites are not only uncomfortable for your pet, but can cause very serious health problems that, if left untreated, can ultimately result in the death of your pet. The good news is that most common parasites, including…

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Is Your Yard Pet-Friendly?

For many pet owners, the beautiful spring weather has spurred our dreams of an ideal backyard. Gardens, patios, and BBQs are filling our Pinterest boards and daydreams, and maybe even getting our hands dirty. But while you start to spruce up your yard for your summertime fun, why not make this space an oasis for…

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Tell Me Where it Hurts: Pet Pain and Pain Management

Did you realize that not too long ago, most people believed that animals did not experience pain? Thankfully, we know better now. Unfortunately, pet’s still can’t verbalize their pain, which makes it challenging to detect and treat. However, there are ways that our pets do communicate with us, even if they don’t have the words…

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Spring Safety Tips for Pets

Spring is finally settling in, and it’s likely that you and your pet are spending more time outdoors enjoying the beautiful weather. But sadly, more time outdoors often means increased risk for your pet and your pet’s health. We want you both to enjoy the beautiful weather as much as you can before the heat…

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