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Hiking Safety Tips for Pets

Hiking Safety Tips for Pets

With temperatures warming up, you may be ready to take your furry friend on a hiking adventure! If this is the case, here are our team's tips to keep your pet safe while enjoying the fresh air and sunshine.   #1: Stock up on parasite prevention for your pet...

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Common Myths About Microchips

Common Myths About Microchips

This month is Chip Your Pet Month and many pet owners are unsure exactly how microchips work. Luckily, our team is here to help debunk some common pet microchipping myths!   Myth: My pet needs to be sedated for a microchip Truth: Although we may recommend...

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Holiday Pet Hazards

Holiday Pet Hazards

The holiday season has arrived and with COVID-19 keeping us local, most of us will be celebrating with our immediate families, and, fortunately, that means celebrating with our pets! Keep the following tips in mind for a safe festive season for our furry family members.

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Separation Anxiety: New Challenges In Light Of A Global Pandemic

Separation Anxiety: New Challenges In Light Of A Global Pandemic

Many pets do not know how to cope with the sudden isolation they are facing. As kids go back to school and pet parents return to the work-force, many of the pets who enjoyed extended daily walks in the park and snuggling on the couch during Netflix binges suddenly find themselves in a quiet and empty home. Even dogs with no history of prior separation anxiety may find it challenging to cope with the perceived abandonment.

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Safe Pet Weight Loss: Why Recommended Feeding Guidelines Matter

Safe Pet Weight Loss: Why Recommended Feeding Guidelines Matter

With a new year upon us and resolutions for health and fitness fresh in our minds, you may find yourself thinking that you want to help your cat or dog shed some of those holiday pounds or simply prevent additional winter weight gain over the next several months. While it is true that weight loss is governed by the simple formula of calories in not exceeding calories burned, when we feed our pets a complete and balanced diet that is designed to adequately meet all their nutritional needs, it may be not that simple. 

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Picky Pooches and Finicky Felines

Picky Pooches and Finicky Felines

Picky pooches and finicky felines can be very frustrating for pet owners. This is especially true when it comes to prescription diets as these diets have been recommended to treat or manage a specific underlying disease condition. While not always the case, picky eaters tend to be products of our own creation. Dogs are incredibly intelligent and quickly learn that by holding out, they will likely get an upgrade to the “good stuff”. Here are some general tips that you may find helpful in retraining your picky eater to get down to business when dinner is served.

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