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What’s the Deal with Cat Pheromones? What are They Used for and How do They Work?

If you have one or more cats that experience intense bouts of anxiety, you may have taken them to the vet to discuss ways to alleviate that stress. After all, stressed cats are at higher risk for digestive problems, lower immunity and other health issues. They can also be a nightmare to live with. In […]

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Dogs and People Food: What’s Safe and What Isn’t?

Fido loves to beg for food, no matter what it is. While prepping dinner, opening a takeout box or munching on a savory snack or sweet treat, our dogs are most likely there at our sides, giving us puppy dog eyes to convince us to drop them a bite. As pet owners, we love to […]

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Is Your Mobile Toddler the Source of Your Cat’s Newfound Anxiety?

A lot of pet owners get their furry friends before deciding to have children. Unfortunately, a surprising number of new parents make the decision to put their cat up for adoption when having a child due to fear of toxoplasmosis, allergies and bad interactions between the two. Other pet owners make the decision to keep […]

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Hot Cars and Your Dog: Two Things that Should Never go Together

It is officially summer, and the temperatures across the nation keep rising. Unfortunately, summer is also the time that many dogs and other pets suffer from heat stroke due to being left in vehicles in high temps. We love bringing our beloved pups with us to run errands and to take drives around town, but […]

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Simple Ways to Keep Your Pup Feeling Great After a Trip to the Groomer

Your dog’s fur is one of the first things you probably notice about it, and it’s not hard to spot when a dog is looking disheveled or unkempt. Grooming is a necessary part of owning a dog. Not only does it help your pooch look beautiful, but routine grooming will make sure its fur, skin, […]

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Your Wheezing Kitty Requires Treatment for Asthma or Allergies

Cats make a ton of different noises, from meowing, to hissing, to growling, to purring, to chirping and beyond. Yet another noise you may hear from your cat is a wheezing sound. Wheezing may be accompanied by what sounds like coughing or snorting and will probably sound like they are trying to get rid of […]

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Getting Familiar with Worms and How They Affect Your Pet’s Health

Every pet owner has heard of worms—the often-microscopic parasites that infect your dog or cat and spread through eggs. What pet owners often don’t realize, though, is just how common worms are in house pets. Not all worms are the same. There are numerous types of worms, many of which are common in the digestive […]

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Your Cat’s Weepy Eyes are the Sign of a Conjunctivitis Issue

Cat’s aren’t known to cry like humans are, which is why many pet owners become alarmed when they see watery discharge pooling in the corners of their cat’s eyes. This discharge is relatively normal—usually, it’s an automatic response to clean away debris or irritants that may have found their way into your cat’s eyes. It […]

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The Importance of Canine Oral Health and Common Issues Arising from Poor Hygiene

We all grew up being taught to brush our teeth twice a day to prevent the buildup of plaque and fight off cavities. Dental hygiene is second nature to many adults. But with this information instilled in our brain, how is it that we often forget to take care of another important set of teeth: […]

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What Does Your Cat’s Chirping and Trilling Really Mean?

Although they are relatively simple animals—spending a majority of their time sleeping and the rest of it laying around or grooming—cats can make a lot of noise. A Wide variety of sounds might emit from your cat’s little mouth, and, if it it’s the first time you’ve heard it, it might frighten you! One common […]

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