Cold Weather and Pets

Your dog may need ear, feet and overall protection from the elements this winter. If you live with a dog that has short hair or spends time outdoors consider a plan to winterize him.

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Pheromones for Dogs and Cats May Help Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Pheromones for Dogs and Cats

How pheromone products work for pets When our dogs arrive at the vet, they receive a bandana sprayed with a dog and cat-appeasing pheromone product to ensure they remain calm. This concept isn’t new, but many pet parents are hearing more about the benefits of these products that mimic the natural dog-appeasing pheromone. What are…

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Safe Car Travel with Cats to the Vet

Safe Car Travel with Cats

How to travel safely to the vet with your cat Carriers can be a cat’s best friend — don’t let a trip to the vet stress you out. Cats are sensitive, magnificent creatures and their trips to the vet don’t have to be miserable. For safe car travel with cats, take the time to get…

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Why Do Cats and Dogs Fight?

Why Do Cats and Dogs Fight?

Updated October 21, 2021 When it comes to why dogs and cats fight, it’s pretty simple. Dogs think of cats as prey and felines look at dogs as predators. First, let’s start by looking at the difference in their behavior. It’s important that pet owners understand when their cat or dog is stressed out by…

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Top Benefits of Pumpkin for Dogs

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Pumpkin is a ‘superfood’ and has a high concentration of critical nutrients, including potassium and vitamin A. Why is pumpkin such an excellent supplement for our dogs? First, it calms an upset stomach and, in many cases, helps with diarrhea too. Second, it can act as a binder to help firm up loose stools. Finally,…

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Benefits of an Integrative or Holistic Vet for Your Pets

Cat Acupuncture

Many pet owners may be skeptical about holistic vet care, but it’s a wonderful addition to your pet’s overall medical program. There are many benefits to working with a holistic vet that offers integrative healthcare. Many pet owners schedule appointments with holistic vets for preventive care or solutions to recently diagnosed problems. Alternative and integrative…

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How To Choose a Dog Trainer

Choosing a dog trainer doesn’t have to be complicated Legitimate trainers have a certification from a reputable organization like CCPDT There are many questions to consider when interviewing various trainers, and the technique they use is essential Many folks during the pandemic brought dogs and puppies home but didn’t have opportunities to socialize and train…

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Dog Anxiety During Summertime – Top Techniques

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July 4th Fireworks Are Around the Corner According to Chinese medicine, some dogs during summer may feel out of balance! For example, flowers are blooming now that may cause allergies, spring storms (although not as prevalent this summer so far), holidays with fireworks occur, and many dogs are plain hot and uncomfortable on regular walks.…

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Get Help From a Professional Pet Sitter

We all deserve and need vacation time, but it can be stressful deciding on care for your pets while you’re gone. Boarding facilities can be a fantastic option – but the best ones are understandably often booked far in advance. A professional pet sitter can be a lifesaver and give you peace of mind when…

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How to Hydrate a Cat

Cats drink little or no water by nature as they are from dry regions of the world Water is essential for a healthy cat There are five hacks to encourage cats to drink more often Keep Your Cats Hydrated Cats need one ounce of water per pound of body weight each day, and typically, felines…

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