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At Four Paws Animal Hospital & Wellness Center, we love educating our clients. That’s why we have curated and shared posts filled with helpful information regarding pet care.

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How to Make a Thanksgiving Plate for Your Pet

How to Make a Thanksgiving Plate for Your Pet

How to Make a Thanksgiving Plate for Your Pet   An overloaded table filled with your favorite dishes is one of Thanksgiving’s highlights. While you are drooling over a heaping plate, so is your pet. However, many popular Thanksgiving foods are dangerous for furry...

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3 Reasons Why Regular Pet Grooming Is Essential

3 Reasons Why Regular Pet Grooming Is Essential

3 Reasons Why Regular Pet Grooming Is Essential   Pet Groomer Awareness Day draws attention to the important task groomers undertake when caring for your furry friend. Here are three reasons why regular pet grooming is essential.    #1: You can strengthen...

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Follow These Tips to Prevent Pet Obesity

Follow These Tips to Prevent Pet Obesity

Follow These Tips to Prevent Pet Obesity   Although October 12 is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, you should monitor your pet's weight all year long. Being overweight or obese is a severe health risk that affects more than half of the nation's cats and dogs....

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Who are Veterinary Technicians and What Do They Do?

Who are Veterinary Technicians and What Do They Do?

Veterinary Technicians: An Essential Part of Your Pet’s Health Care Team   Did you know that October 16 - 22nd is National Veterinary Technician Week? If you are unsure what tasks vet techs tackle daily, read on to learn more about these pet superheroes.   ...

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Ways To Tell Your Pet Is in Pain

Ways To Tell Your Pet Is in Pain

Ways To Tell Your Pet Is in Pain   September is Animal Pain Awareness Month, so we want to make sure you can tell when your furry friend is hurting. Do your pet a favor and learn the following common signs of pain to get them help when they need it.    #1:...

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Back-to-School Considerations for Your Pet

Back-to-School Considerations for Your Pet

Back-to-School Considerations for Your Pet   Making the switch from summer to school can be rough for all family members, four-legged ones included. To help make the back-to-school transition easier—for your pet, at least—give the following tips a try.   #1:...

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Importance of Preventive Screenings for Senior Pets

Importance of Preventive Screenings for Senior Pets

Importance of Preventive Screenings for Senior Pets   As our pets start to age, their health can change in an instant. Although young pets can develop health issues seemingly overnight, it is much more common in senior pets. We can closely monitor your furry...

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Learn How Pet Vaccines Protect Your Pet From Disease

Learn How Pet Vaccines Protect Your Pet From Disease

Learn How Pet Vaccines Protect Your Pet From Disease   Do you know what vaccines protect against, how they work, and which ones are necessary? Our team answers these common questions about pet vaccinations to clear up any confusion.   Q: What vaccinations...

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Learn to Prevent Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Your Cat

Learn to Prevent Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Your Cat

Learn to Prevent Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Your Cat   While it may be cute to watch your white cat snoozing away on their favorite windowsill, soaking up the warmth from the late afternoon sun, too much sun exposure can be dangerous for your cat.   How do...

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Avoid These Waterborne Pet Parasites

Avoid These Waterborne Pet Parasites

Avoid These Waterborne Pet Parasites   Summertime may mean your furry friend is splashing in and out of the water all season long. While the refreshing water is a great way to cool off, it also can harbor a variety of pet parasites and pathogens that can make...

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