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    Holiday Pet Tips

    Nov 17 2017

    If you’re anything like the rest of the country, you’re already celebrating the holidays, so here are some tips for keeping your pet safe during this season, or just preparing…

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    Do Dogs Dream?

    Oct 28 2017

    Whether or not dogs dream isn’t known with scientific certainty, but it sure is difficult to imagine that they don’t. We’ve all watched our dogs demonstrate behaviors in their sleep that resemble what they…

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    Pets And Mental Health

    Oct 20 2017

    Here are ten ways that pets improve mental health. The act of stroking an animal has a calming effect and reduces anxiety. The softness of fur and the warmth of…

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    High Rise Syndrome In Cats

    Oct 13 2017

    Sometimes to get some fresh air, you may want to open up the windows to enjoy the fall air. Unfortunately, unscreened windows pose a real danger to cats, who fall out…

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    Protecting Paws From Cold Weather

    Sep 29 2017

    Worried about your dog’s paws? Walking your dog and ensuring they get plenty of exercise is an important part of your pet’s health regimen. It’s easy to meet their daily…

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    Taking Care Of Aging Cats

    Sep 26 2017

    Answers from Sandy Eckstein.  Cats tend to age more gracefully than dogs, but they still age. Eventually, they can’t jump to the top of the refrigerator any more. Their appetites wane.…

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    Keeping Your Dog Warm

    Sep 23 2017

    Even if your dog has a thick, heavy coat, he might still feel chilly in the winter. Pets are just as likely to get frostbite (frozen skin and tissue) and…

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    Do Dogs Dream?

    Sep 22 2017

    Whether or not dogs dream isn’t known with scientific certainty, but it sure is difficult to imagine that they don’t. We’ve all watched our dogs demonstrate behaviors in their sleep that resemble what they…

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    Feline Flu

    Sep 15 2017

    Cat flu is like a human cold – it can cause a runny nose and eyes, and a sore throat. Other symptoms include aches and pains in the muscles and…

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    Canine Flu

    Sep 09 2017

    You’ve heard of flu outbreaks making people sick, but they can happen to dogs, too. Our doggie friends can catch “canine influenza,” which not only makes them feel bad, but…