Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Help With Your Pet's Shedding

    November 1, 2018
    Shedding is a natural, healthy way cats and dogs renew their fur, but loose fur is not always welcome to pet owners – particularly when it seems to get everywhere and into everything.
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  • Flea & Tick Prevention Is Just As Important During The Winter Months

    October 1, 2018
    Many pet owners make the mistake of thinking that when winter begins, it is time for flea and tick prevention to end. This could not be further from the truth. Just because your pet will be spending more time indoors during the colder months doesn’t mean you stop.
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  • Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

    August 1, 2018
    Summer weather is one of the best times to get outside and be active with your furry friend. However, you should keep in mind that your pet reacts differently to heat than you do.
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  • Lyme Disease Information

    June 15, 2018
    Lyme disease – also called Lyme borreliosis – can be frightening, but when you learn the facts about this condition, you can better avoid any contagion and react appropriately if you do get infected.
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  • Summer Tips For Your Pet

    June 1, 2018
    We all love spending those long summer days outdoors with our pets. Let’s face it, they’re our furry companions and wherever we go, they go too. Keep in mind that like humans, not every pet can stand the heat.
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  • Knowing the Signs of Allergies in Pets

    May 1, 2018
    Allergies in pets are rarer than allergies in humans, but they can still make pets uncomfortable and severe reactions can cause grave health problems. Pet owners who recognize their pet's allergy symptoms can take steps to alleviate the discomfort and help pets lead happy, healthy lives.
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  • Tips For Feeding Your Hunting Dog

    October 15, 2017
    A large part of having a hunting dog that performs well rests with how much energy he has. Much of your hunting dog’s energy, and how long he has it for, involves the diet that you keep him on.
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  • What We Need To Know About Feeding Dogs Table Scraps

    September 15, 2017
    Feeding your dog table scraps is a topic of mixed feelings in the pet community. Most vets and owners will argue that for no reason whatsoever you should feed your dog table scraps while others will claim that it’s okay in moderation. Some will even say it’s perfectly fine.
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  • The Importance of a Chicken Coop

    June 1, 2017
    With plenty of buzz about how much healthier and more humane "free-range" poultry can be, it may seem better to forget about a chicken coop for your flock.
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  • My Dog Has Worms – What Should I Do?

    February 1, 2017
    Worms are common parasites that infect dogs, causing everything from mild discomfort and illness to severe reactions and death. Quickly recognizing the signs of worms and taking appropriate treatment steps is essential to keep your dog in good health.
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  • How to Get Your Pet to Use the Bathroom in Cold, Snowy Weather

    January 1, 2017
    It can be a challenge to get even the best housetrained pet to do their business outdoors on a bitterly cold, snowy day. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to encourage your pet to use outdoor bathroom areas and avoid indoor accidents all winter long.
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  • All About Pet Vaccinations

    June 15, 2016
    Vaccinations are essential to protect your pet, but it can be confusing, even overwhelming, to decide which vaccinations are best for your pet and when they should be administered.
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  • Controlling Fleas and Ticks on Your Pet

    May 15, 2016
    Fleas and ticks are uncomfortable for pets and humans alike, and because these parasites can spread diseases and cause anemia, it is imperative that pet owners take steps to control them.
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  • Home Safety Tips With Indoor Pets

    February 15, 2016
    Every pet owner wants to give their cats, dogs, birds, fish and other pets a safe, happy home, but our homes are filled with many more hazards than most pet owners realize. Fortunately, it is easy to take steps to minimize any risks and keep pets safe.
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  • How To Prevent Dry Skin In Your Pet

    February 1, 2016
    Dry skin in pets is a serious condition for many animals. Dry skin can cause itching, flaky skin, and lot of discomfort for your pet.
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  • Healthy Snacking For Your Pets

    January 1, 2016
    The problem with keeping pets healthy is that often times they eat as much as we do. Our pets love snacking just as much any human out there.
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  • Holiday Gifts for Pets

    December 15, 2015
    Pets of all shapes, sizes, and species often become treasured members of the family, and what better way to include them in holiday celebrations than with gifts of their own?
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  • Removing Ticks From Your Pets

    August 15, 2015
    Ticks are disgusting little insects that survive by sucking blood from their hosts, often times from your four-legged friend. Here are some tips to get that pestering tick out: You should check your animal pretty regularly to see if it has ticks on it.
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  • Difference Between Store Bought Eggs and Fresh Farm Eggs

    March 1, 2015
    If you had pulled me aside when I was younger and asked if I knew the difference between store bought and fresh farm eggs, my response would most likely be, ‘eggs are eggs. ’ Basically, I didn’t think there was a difference and all eggs were just delicious.
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  • Top 10 Dog Poisons

    February 1, 2015
    Dog poisons are among the most popular reasons why pet owners and veterinarians have dog related emergencies. Too often we forget that our dogs are pets.
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  • Tips On Crate Training Your Puppy

    November 1, 2014
    Using a crate is an effective way to train and manage your pet. Crates are not just useful in providing your pet with shelter in your home or when you travel, it’s a very common and safe technique to house train your pet while it adjust to the rules of the house.
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  • Troubles Getting Your Dog Walking On a Leash? Here's What To Do!

    November 1, 2014
    Your pooch may be an adorable angel in every other way, but if proper behavior on-leash is not part of his repertoire, pleasant walks in the park and other outings may be out of the question. Walking on-leash is an integral part of your dog's training.
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  • Avoiding Accidents Inside: Urine Trouble For Pets

    August 1, 2014
    It’s a tough pill to swallow sometimes. Every pet owner has been through this scenario. You come home after a long day at work and you see that your pet has had a urine accident inside your home.
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  • Tips On What To Do If Your Dog Is An Aggressive Chewer

    July 1, 2014
    Have you ever come home and realize you’re missing a shoe? Chances are it was your best friend that took it. I’m not talking about your roommate. I am talking about your dog. We love our pups, but sometimes they chew on the wrong things to the point of complete destruction.
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  • Why Every Dog Should Be Tagged

    May 1, 2014
    Dogs are often described as man’s best friend. As owners we believe that our dog sees us the same way. Yes, they are our pets and yes, they are animals, but we treat them like they are family. To take a quote from a popular Disney Movie, ‘family means nobody gets left behind.
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