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Puppy Teething

How to Deal with Puppy Teething

Do you have a young puppy? Has he reached the teething stage? Puppy teething can be a difficult time for both puppies and human family members alike, and it’s a stressful time to be a...
Dog Dandruff

6 Ways to Help Prevent Dog Dandruff

Does your dog have dandruff? Are you looking for ways to help alleviate his itching and cut down on the flakes in his fur at the same time? Naturally, we all want our pets to...
Dog Itchy Paws

What Causes Itchy Dog Paws?

Dogs, like people, itch or scratch themselves from time to time.  Most times this is normal behavior.  You may find yourself wondering if your dog is itchy? Does your dog seem to be biting, licking,...
Frostbite In Cats

Ways to Prevent Frostbite in Cats

Given the extreme cold weather most of the country has experienced, pet parents need to be especially aware of the risks of exposure in extreme temperatures.  For cat parents, it is especially important to realize...
lump on my dog's leg

There’s a Lump on My Dog’s Leg, What Does it Mean?

Pets are beloved members of our family and though they rarely complain about anything, we often discover that lump or bump that we never noticed before and tend to have a sense of dread.  It’s...
Cat kneading

What is Cat Kneading, and Why Do They Do It?

Have you ever seen your cat kneading? Some people refer to this behavior as “catting” or “making biscuits,” but these terms all mean the same thing. All cats knead at some point, but why do...
Dog cavities

Dog Cavities: Do Dogs Get Them and Can They be Prevented?

As a dog owner, you probably find yourself wondering about your pet’s health and wellness often. Your dog’s dental health is a part of this, and it’s important to keep up with your pet’s needs...
Dog snorting

What are the Common Causes of Dog Snorting?

Do you have a dog? Have you ever seen them snorting? Dog snorting can actually be a common behavior, but owners may not always recognize the underlying cause of this behavior. If you’ve ever caught...
Thanksgiving Dog Treats

4 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe This Thanksgiving Season

4 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe This Thanksgiving Season The Thanksgiving season is a great time to gather with friends and family, and it is no secret that this holiday comes with its fair...
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Safely Celebrating the 4th of July

Safely Celebrating the 4th of July With Your Pets A note from Co-Founder and Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr. George Melillo While I love summer, outdoor barbecues, and celebrating our country’s birth, the Fourth of July...
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Dog Bite Prevention Week: April 11 – 17

About Dog Bite Prevention Week The AVMA designates this week as Dog Bite Prevention Week. There are 85 million dogs owned in the US and 38% of American homes have at least one dog.  With that...
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Canine Vaccines: Protecting your Pet

Vaccinations for your Dog Understanding vaccinations can be tough. Here's a guide to the two groups of canine vaccines. CORE VACCINES: DAPP is a combination vaccine which is started at 6-8 weeks old and boosted every...