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Holiday Food Hazards For Pets

Be wary of holiday food hazards for pets! The following foods should be avoided. 1) Turkey / Ham and Bones: These foods can be high in fat and lead to pancreatitis even if eaten in small quantities in some patients. … Continue reading

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November is National Pet Diabetes Month

If you didn’t know your dog or cat could develop diabetes, you’re not alone. Many owners don’t realize diabetes can affect pets too, so learning that your dog or cat has the condition can leave you with many questions. While … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Make Your Cat Happy on National Cat Day!

Every year on October 29th, we celebrate National Cat Day. The real meaning behind this special date is so much more than pampering your sweet kitty and spoiling them with extra treats and toys. This day was originally celebrated in … Continue reading

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Scariest Halloween Hazards

It’s almost the spookiest night of the year! During the week of Halloween, call volumes at Pet Poison Helpline increase significantly, making it consistently one of their busiest weeks of the year. While most of the calls involve dogs of … Continue reading

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Senior Pet Care: How do my pet’s needs change as they age?

Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine, and the proper senior pet care, pets are living longer than ever before. However with this increased lifespan comes an increase in the types of ailments that can afflict senior pets. As pets reach … Continue reading

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Common Signs of Pain in Dogs and Cats

What if you couldn’t tell your doctor that you were in pain? Animals suffer from pain just like we do. Pain comes in many forms: surgical pain, arthritis and cancer, just to name a few. Acute pain is obvious and … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Make Your Cat Happy During Happy Cat Month

September is Happy Cat Month, dedicated to finding ways to keep our feline friends happy, healthy and purring all year long. In honor of Happy Cat Month, the CATalyst Council, a national initiative comprised of animal health and welfare organizations working … Continue reading

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Common Signs of Pain in Cats

What if you couldn’t tell your doctor that you were in pain? Animals suffer from pain just like we do. Pain comes in many forms: surgical pain, arthritis and cancer, just to name a few. Acute pain is obvious and … Continue reading

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No Matter What Kind of Trip, This Pet Travel Checklist Can Help

As you know, the holiday season is a time when families come together, and many pet parents will be traveling with their fuzzy companions. To help you prepare, we’ve made some handy cat and dog travel checklists to help keep … Continue reading

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Help Your Companion Keep His Cool in Spite of Summer’s Heat!

A primer on helping your dog survive the dog days of summer: Protecting your pets from summer heat Many folks look forward to some fun in these lazy and hazy summer days, but pet owners need to know that summer … Continue reading

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