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Water Safety for Dogs

As summer quickly approaches, and as temperatures outside continue to rise (well, for some of us!), dogs may look for ways to cool off when they go outside.

Even when it's not very hot out, adventurous dogs may find any body of water irresistible. If you have a swimming pool, or even if you take your dog to visit a home that does, please be aware of the potential for dogs to jump or fall into a pool but not be able to get back out.


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The Benefits of Bloodwork for Dogs and Cats

Blood tests add immense value to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of pet disease.

Whether your pet is a senior, or still young in years, routine bloodwork is an important part of your pet’s healthcare.

Blood tests are an easy, safe, and relatively inexpensive way to peer inside your pets and find potential health problems.

Analysis of the numbers and structure of blood cells is important in the diagnosis and monitoring of disease and infection. These tests can help us identify a problem before clinical signs or symptoms appear.


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How to Survive a Snakebite: Pet Edition

This is the time of year that many of us need to be hyper-vigilant about snakes when taking walks or hikes.

Every single state in the U.S. has venomous snakes, and the one considered to be the most lethal - the rattlesnake - strikes its potentially deadly blow the most in California and Arizona.

We're certainly not advocating you avoid your daily exercise, but to be aware of this danger when spending time outdoors.

How to Survive a Snakebite: Pet Edition


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The Mental Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

According to studies performed by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), our pets can actually benefit our mental health in a variety of ways.

This is why it's no surprise to us that so many shelters have been cleared during this COVID-19 pandemic, as pets can provide so much comfort.


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8 Ways to Help Your Cat Lose Weight

Extra weight on cats can have some negative health effects including cardiovascular issues, joint pain, and even skin issues due to not being able to adequately groom themselves.

Whether your cat likes to eat like Garfield or is just feeling the effects of these lazier days, there are things you can do to keep your cat from gaining weight.

8 Ways to Help your Cat Lose Weight


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Don't Consult "Dr. Google", Go To Your Vet!

Imagine a doctor that diagnoses medical conditions and dispenses medical advice for FREE! You don’t even have to leave the house. Where do we sign up, right?

But, the doctor is never available for an appointment to follow up on what they told you; they won’t even pick up the phone when you try to call with additional questions. In fact, they don't really care if you follow their advice or not—or if said advice actually causes harm.


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Unleash Better Health by Walking Your Dog!

As a dog owner, you know that most dogs need to be walked at least once a day, although very active breeds and more hyper dogs benefit from more frequent walks.

While a dog walker may be as close as an app click away, you'll be missing out on the many benefits of enjoying this activity yourself! If you are one of the millions having trouble sticking to an exercise program, help could be as close as your best buddy at the end of the leash.


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