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What Toys Are Safe for My Pet

What Toys Are Safe for My Pet

Chew toys are a great way to keep your overly energetic dogs entertained, especially if you have to step out of the home for an extended period of time. Chew toys help let out their almost seemingly endless amount of energy while also helping puppies in their teething...

Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

With an estimated one in 300 dogs and one in 200 cats developing the disease during their lifetime, it’s important for pet owners to recognize the risk factors and signs.    What factors put my pet at risk for developing diabetes? While any pet can develop...

How to Be a Responsible Dog Owner

How to Be a Responsible Dog Owner

In honor of Responsible Dog Ownership Month, ensure you are keeping your dog happy and healthy. Follow these six tips to ensure you are a conscientious and attentive pup owner.   #1: Take your dog for regular wellness visits Your dog should be evaluated by our...

Recognizing Pain in Your Cat

Recognizing Pain in Your Cat

Cats are notoriously stoic animals, making it hard to recognize when they're in pain. Here are subtle pain cues to look out for in your feline friend.   Your cat’s activity level Pain can affect your cat’s ability to maintain its usual activity level. The changes...

Does Your Pet Have Allergies?

Does Your Pet Have Allergies?

Spring and summer are prime allergy seasons for you and your furry pal. But, while you sniffle and sneeze your way through these months, your pet does not experience the same symptoms. While the mechanism for allergies is the same—the body’s immune system overreacts...