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Eradicate Fleas in Your Home Before Winter

It’s almost winter, which means that most of the creepy, crawly insects that hover around your home in the summer months are either dying off or preparing to lay low. However, one type of pest might actually be making its way inside your home before the cold settles in: cat fleas. Cat fleas are the […]

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Choking Hazards and Toxic Foods: What You Should Know About Pets and Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is coming up in the United States, and for thousands of pets across the nation, that means they’re in for a feast! With the serving dishes and pans brimming full of delicious food, it’s almost a given that your cat or dog will emerge from its hiding space to beg for table scraps. And, […]

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What is Hypothyroidism and How Does it Affect Your Dog?

Thyroid diseases are unfortunately common in pets. The hormones produced by this small gland in the neck control essential components of your dog’s everyday life. If something starts to go wrong with the gland or your dog’s hormone levels are imbalanced, it won’t take long for you to notice. The most common disease affecting the […]

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An Unquenchable Thirst: Signs Your Cat Has Diabetes

Cats are creatures of habit, which is why changes in behavior are so alarming to owners. If you’ve noticed your cat suddenly lapping up water like it’s been in the desert for days and you’ve been needing to change the litter in the litter box more frequently because your cat appears to be peeing constantly, […]

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Tooth Decay Affects More Than the Mouth: Understanding Periodontal Disease

Every pet owner knows that it’s hard to keep their pet’s pearly whites pearly-white for very long. Routine brushing can be a battle with fussy dogs and cats, and bacterial growth seems to be constant. However, without proper oral hygiene, your pet could face a painful and potentially-devastating disease. Periodontal disease, also known as gum […]

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The Link Between Your Cat’s Diet and Its Ability to Fight Off Illness

When you think about the digestive system and the colon, you automatically think about the breakdown of food and transportation of nutrients from the gut to other parts of the body. However, this is not the only important role the gut has. The gastrointestinal tract is also home to over half of the cells that […]

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What You Need to Know About Canine Joint Supplements

Arthritis and joint pain are comment problems that affect our four-legged friends, particularly when they get older. Just like in humans, constant pressure on and movement of the joints from running, jumping and rolling around can lead to deterioration and stiffness, hindering your pooch’s movement over time. Canine joint supplements are extremely common, but they […]

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Why Is My Cat Peeing Around the House?

Cat owners spend a lot of time training their pets to use the litter box appropriately. We place the litter boxes in the most convenient locations for our pets and our families, stock up on kitty litter and wait for the day that the new kitten will “go” where it’s supposed to. Once litter box […]

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Make Sure Your Pup Gets Exercise as Fall Comes to an End!

As temperatures continue to drop and fall gets closer and closer to winter, the way we interact with our pets tends to change. From feeding them more table scraps thanks to holiday parties to leaving them home alone more often as we prepare for upcoming travels, our pets must adapt to new routines at the […]

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How Aging Can Affect Your Cat’s Cognitive Abilities

We often recognize the effects aging has on the human brain, but many pet owners don’t realize that the same thing can happen to our pets. As cats age, their bodies will start to slow down, and sometimes, so will their mind. A decrease in cognitive function known as brain aging or cognitive dysfunction can […]

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