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How Old Is Your Dog?

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If you’ve adopted a dog or taken in a stray, determining how old he is can be challenging. Fido may act like a big clumsy puppy, but looks can be deceiving. And that old formula, “Dogs live seven years for every one human year” isn’t really accurate, as that calculation only works if you know … Read More »

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Meet The Werewolf Kitty

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Halloween isn’t far off now. Pop into almost any store this week, and you’ll see all sorts of Halloween candy and decor, and plenty of products with spiders, skulls, vampires, mummies, and, of course, werewolves. In fact, there’s a new werewolf on the scene, and she’s pretty adorable. In this article, a veterinarian discusses Halloween’s … Read More »

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Adopting A Shelter Dog

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October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month! Of course, every month should be Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, as far as we’re concerned. Many of our adorable patients are former shelter dogs that are now living the high life as pampered pets. If you’re ready to bring a new canine companion into your home, please … Read More »

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Fall Care For Senior Cats

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Fall is absolutely beautiful here in Pennsylvania. The changing leaves, chilly days, and seasonal decorations make for some absolutely perfect days. Fluffy may not be particularly impressed by the fact that stores are filling with pumpkin-flavored everything, but she will notice the cooler weather. If your feline buddy is a senior, you’ll want to take … Read More »

Safety Tips For The Dog Park

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Does your canine buddy get super excited when he hears the word ‘park?’ The dog park may very well be one of Fido’s favorite spots! Your four-legged pal will both enjoy and benefit from being able to interact and play with other pups. However, you will need to take some precautions to keep your furry … Read More »

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Ginger Cat Appreciation Day

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Do you have an orange kitty? If so, you may want to give Fluffy a special treat: it’s Ginger Kitty Appreciation Day! Our feline pals come in all sorts of colors and patterns, and we think they’re all adorable. However, ginger cats definitely have some raving fans! A vet discusses these miniature lions below. Boys … Read More »

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Feline Folklore

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Kitties are very mysterious little furballs, who have certainly gathered more than their fair share of myths and legends. In fact, for a cute, innocent-looking pet, Fluffy has amassed a rather impressive collection of urban—and rural—legends. A local vet lists a few of them below. Cat Goddesses Our feline friends have been associated with several … Read More »

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Spotlight On Assistance Dogs

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International Assistance Dog Week starts today, August 1st. The 4th is also International Assistance Dog Day. Our canine companions are truly amazing animals! Fido’s devotion, intelligence, and hard work are special gifts, ones that allow him to help people with disabilities or medical challenges live independently. A vet discusses assistance dogs in this article. A … Read More »

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What to Know About Grain-Free Dog Food

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You’ve probably heard about grain-free or gluten-free products over the past few years. They’ve gained a lot of popularity recently, and grain-free products have found their way into the pet food world, too. But is a grain-free diet right for your dog? Let’s take a closer look at what grain-free means and whether or not … Read More »

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Ways to Help Fido Cope With Fireworks

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The Fourth of July is just a few days off. While many of us are looking forward to celebrating America’s birthday, it’s also important to remember that this can be a very dangerous holiday for our canine companions. Many pups are absolutely terrified of fireworks! Here, a local vet lists some ways to help your … Read More »

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