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How to Brush Your Dog's Teeth

Establishing an at home dental care routine is an important part of your dog’s overall health. You would never think to go days without brushing your own teeth, and it’s no different for your pets. According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), "Regularly brushing your pet’s teeth is the single most effective thing you can do to keep their teeth healthy between dental cleanings, and may reduce the frequency or even eliminate the need for periodic dental cleaning by your veterinarian."


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Matting in Cats

Matted fur in cats is a condition that occurs mostly in longhaired cats when their fur becomes knotted and entangled. There are several reasons this can happen.


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How to Pill Your Pet if Your Pet is Being a Pill

Humor in the title aside, it can be very frustrating to get your dog to take their medicine, and if your pooch is on daily medication it can be a tough pill to swallow—for both of you!

Some pills just have a bitter flavor, and while some dogs may live in ignorant bliss if you hide the pill in canned food, it’s a common sight to see the pill remain in the dish long after the last morsel is gone.


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Hypothermia in Dogs

Winter is in full swing, and that means colder temperatures, sometimes in the extreme.

It can be fun playing in the cool, crisp air (and even snow for some parts of the country!) with your dog, but the cold weather also has some potential health risks to your pup.


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Spaying or Neutering Your Pet Benefits Them AND You!

If you grew up in the '80s or ’90s, then you know the highlight of staying home from school sick was watching “The Price is Right.”

For over 30 years, Bob Barker signed off with, “Help control the pet population. Have your pet spayed or neutered!” For those who have grown up in the 2000s, Drew Carey has continued the mantra.


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Exploring Bloat in Dogs

Bloat in dogs is an extremely serious and dangerous medical condition that should be treated as a medical emergency. Even mild cases of bloat can turn fatal.

Although the causes of bloat are still not clear, the symptoms that occur are fairly consistent and are a sign that you should seek immediate medical attention.


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