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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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Puppy Biting Tips

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Have you recently adopted a puppy? Congratulations! Few things can bring as much joy and laughter into our lives as a new puppy. Fido will always be charming, but he’s almost impossibly adorable at this special stage. However, that cuteness does come with a price. You’ll need to do quite a bit of pet parenting … Read More »

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4 Steps to Protect Your Pet Against Rabies

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Just the word “rabies” tends to conjure up some frightening images in the mind’s eye. Rabies is a zoonotic disease, meaning that it can be transmitted from animals to humans. This is one reason it is so dangerous. It also has a very high fatality rate. Luckily, rabies has been all but eliminated in the … Read More »

The Catahoula Leopard Dog

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National Catahoula Day is April 8th! The Catahoula is the official Louisiana state dog, and is a much-beloved member of the AKC herding category. A veterinarian discusses these wonderful pooches below. History The Catahoula breed originated in Louisiana, specifically around the Catahoula Lake area. The word ‘Catahoula’ is derived from a Choctaw Indian word that … Read More »

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Choosing the Right Collar for Your Dog

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If you’ve recently adopted a new dog, one of the first things you’ll need to purchase for your new pet is a collar. Every dog needs a good collar! The question is, how do you know what to choose? There are certainly a lot of options out there. Read on to find out more about … Read More »

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