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How cats say, ‘I love you’

Because, c’mon cats aren’t just going to outright say those three little words. Here are the telltale signs that your feline friend is giving you heart-eyes. Cats demonstrate their devotion to their humans in a number of important and obvious … Continue reading

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360° of Care for Pets

Together, your wellness services and Trupanion, medical insurance for cats and dogs, can help provide your clients’ pets with comprehensive coverage — from nose to tail — for both the routine and the unforeseen. Click here for larger image

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Parasite Preventative Medication Comparison Chart

Some of the most common conditions we deal with in our patients in the state of Florida are parasitic infestations. The climate that we all enjoy in our great state also presents the ideal conditions for a variety of parasitic … Continue reading

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Getting Your Cat to the Veterinarian

Providing good health care, especially preventive health care, can allow your cats to have longer, more comfortable lives. However, this cannot happen unless they see the veterinarian for needed care. Many cats dislike going to the veterinarian… Continue reading

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The Deep-Cleaning Power of Cat Tongues

Cats are remarkably fussy creatures who spend up to 50% of their waking hours licking and grooming their fur. Imagine how clean your house would be if they applied just a fraction of that energy to licking and grooming your … Continue reading

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Fleas: Understanding Their Life Cycle So You Can Stop Them

Any pet owner who’s had trouble with fleas on a dog or cat knows how quickly an infestation of these pint-sized pests can spiral out of control. But how does it go from one flea to hundreds–even thousands–so quickly? Here’s … Continue reading

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Feline House-Soiling

House-soiling is one of the most common reasons why pet owners abandon or relinquish their cats. Unfortunately, these cats frequently end up in shelters where they often are euthanized. House-soiling can be a complex problem to solve, but there are … Continue reading

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Feeding Cats – Addressing Behavioral Needs

What we feed our cats is very important, but so is how we feed them. How we feed our cats can affect them physically and emotionally. All cats are carnivores (meat eaters), so they have a strong hunting instinct. They … Continue reading

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I’ll be [bringing my pet] home for Christmas…

Tips and tricks to manage your pet’s food during holiday travel … or what to do so the dog—or cat—doesn’t puke under the table. For those of you who might be traveling during the holidays, the following can help manage … Continue reading

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How to handle food guarding in dogs

Food aggression can take a bite out of pet owner’s patience and add strain to the human-animal bond. Whether it’s early enough to prevent the bad habit or if food guarding is already ingrained in your pet’s behavior, this info … Continue reading

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