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Enjoy the Warm Weather With Outdoor Activities That Come Naturally To Your Pet

During the long, cold winter months, dogs are unable to enjoy the outdoor activities that put into use their natural senses to play, run and fetch. To protect themselves and their dogs from the frigid air, many dog owners avoid the outdoors – only bringing their pets outside for a brief walk, or to load […]

The Perfect Balance: Your Healthy Lifestyle Benefits Your Pet Too

The connection between pets and owners is hard to quantify, but for many pet owners it comes down to wanting their dog to live as good a life as they, themselves, are living. To help you make sure you’re giving your dog the very best in life, think of it as sharing a lifestyle – […]

How to Keep Your Pet Healthy During Any Season

Americans love pets – to the tune of 62 percent of all households with at least one pet in residence, according to the Humane Society of the United States. Statistics show that 72.9 million homes accommodate approximately 78.2 million dogs and 86.4 million cats. With so many four-legged friends among us, pet health is a […]

10 Simple Tips for Pet Proofing Your Home

Pets are like children–they’re curious about everything! And just as a new parent would child-proof their home for a toddler’s safety, pet parents should be concerned with the safety of their four-footed children. Consider this–most parents spend nine months preparing for the arrival of a new baby, taking classes on child safety and child proofing […]

Bad Dog Breath: Why It’s Not Normal and Can Be a Sign of Dental Trouble

Most people dutifully brush their teeth not only to prevent cavities and gingivitis, but also to keep their breath smelling fresh. In just the same way, regular brushing for dogs can ensure good dental hygiene and reduce the infamous “doggy breath.” Many pet parents believe that bad dog breath is a package deal and comes […]

Your Pet’s Health: Debunking Common Myths

If you are a pet owner, your pet is a beloved member of your family. You buy treats and toys and sometimes even costumes to keep your pet happy and an integral part of the family. But, what about your pet’s health? In the midst of all the fun, it is vital that pet owners […]

Welcome a New Pet Into Your Home With These Tips

Congratulations! You’re a pet owner. Bringing a new pet home is an exciting experience but requires some preparation. That adorable ball of energy covered in fur will interact with just about every inch of living space and your life is about to be enriched in ways you’ve never dreamed possible. Prepping your house, wardrobe and […]

Adopting an Extra Cat Adds Fun and Another Furry Friend to Your Home

People are social and we all highly value our interactions with friends and family. While you might not think the same of cats, people who have more than one can attest that having multiple cats can make everyone in the household – two-legged and four-legged – a little happier. “Cats need stimulation, friendship, companionship, play […]

The Answers to Your Flea Problems Finally Revealed!

By Dr Mark Perissinotto When the war on fleas starts to become a losing battle it might be time to re-assess your current flea prevention techniques in order to get to the bottom of why these little blood-sucking creatures are still successfully invading your home and living on your pets. It can be extremely frustrating […]

Top 10 Questions For Your Veterinarian

Being a veterinarian is a tough job. After all, veterinarians have to treat patients who can’t explain where it hurts or follow health instructions more complex than “sit” or “stay.” That’s why communication between pet owners and veterinarians is so important. Sharing information about how your pet is behaving – including eating, drinking, sleeping, urinating […]