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Understanding the Feline Allergy Testing Process

Allergies are a deceptively common ailment in household cats; it’s estimated that one in five cats have allergies. Cats can develop allergies to many different things over time. These may include outdoor allergens like mold or pollen, household substances like perfumes and cleaners and even foods like wheat or chicken. Unfortunately, since cats interact with […]

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Getting a New Puppy or Kitten? Make Sure to Have it Spayed or Neutered!

Getting a new puppy or kitten is an exciting thing. There is so much to do when you finally get to bring it home, from buying the essentials and toys to finding a new vet. One other thing you should make sure to do as soon as possible is have your new furry friend spayed […]

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Your Cat’s Balance Issue May Be Related to an Ear Infection

Cats are known to be graceful and coordinated. They leap on and off of surfaces with ease, tend to land on their feet and generally have great balance. That’s why, if you see your cat tottering on its feet or consistently missing its landings when it jumps off its cat tree, you know something is […]

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Learning About Your Dog’s Health From its Poop

Aside from the cuddles, playtime and trips to the dog park, one major component of dog ownership is something much less fun: picking up poop. Pet parents get all too familiar with their dog’s poop every day, whether it’s outside in the backyard or in the park during a walk. Although poop is gross, it […]

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Must-Have Pet Essentials for Travel

Going on a road trip with your pet can seem like a daunting experience. Most people assume that pets will immediately be stressed or hate travel, but many pets actually enjoy the ride, especially when their owners are calm and pack everything important. Regardless of whether your pet loves or hates traveling, it’s extremely important […]

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Springtime Blooms Might Make Your Dog’s Allergies Go Haywire

Now that spring is in full swing, plants are beginning to bloom, pets and their owners are spending more time outside…and your pet may be starting to go nuts because of allergies. Just like humans, dogs can experience seasonal allergies, and spring is one of the most irritating seasons of all. If you take your […]

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Feathers, Catnip and Strings, Oh My! Giving Your Cat Pet-Safe Toys

Cats love to play with toys of all kinds. But, much like a parent of a child needs to be careful about what toys are safe, so do pet parents when choosing playthings for their kittens and adult cats. There are a lot of cat toys available on the market, but not all of them […]

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How Do I Stop My Dog from Eating Things It Shouldn’t?

Dogs have a knack of getting into things they shouldn’t. Almost every dog owner around the world has exclaimed, “No! Don’t eat that!” to their pup at least once in its life. If your dog loves to chew and swallow everything in sight—whether it’s people food, sticks, animal feces or even foreign objects like shoes […]

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Caring for Your Cat When It’s in Heat

Although it’s usually recommended to spay or neuter your cat as soon as possible, some female cats that are brought in as strays or adopted from a new litter go into heat before their pet parents can get the procedure done. For a female cat, being “in heat” is part of her natural reproductive cycle. […]

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5 Ways to Calm Down an Overly-Energetic Dog

Some dogs are calm almost all of the time, relaxing on the couch and not giving a care in the world, while other dogs are active and hyper, with a seemingly endless stream of energy. While a combination of the two is usually best, the latter can be downright exhausting for pet parents who can’t […]

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