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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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What to Do With My Pet This Summer

What to Do With My Pet This Summer

  What to Do With My Pet This Summer Summer is getting closer and you may be wondering what to do with your pet. Will you take them with you? Should you keep them at a boarding facility? Maybe you should find a pet sitter in your area. With so many options, how...

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Learn About Your Pet’s Springtime Skin Allergies

Learn About Your Pet’s Springtime Skin Allergies

As spring brings warmer weather and new growth, it also brings something more threatening—pollen. This yellow substance triggers irritating allergies in people and pets alike and can cause a wide variety of signs in suffering pets. Read on to learn what you need to...

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The Importance of Microchipping Your Pet

The Importance of Microchipping Your Pet

Is there any greater fear than the thought of losing your four-legged friend? No matter whether you live near a busy road, in the middle of a vast wilderness, or in a quiet suburb, you may worry about your pet slipping out an open door and becoming lost. However, with...

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How To Pack a Pet First Aid Kit

How To Pack a Pet First Aid Kit

It Pays to Be Prepared: How to Pack a Pet First Aid Kit Your pet is surrounded by hazards every day. In honor of National Pet First Aid Awareness Month, learn which supplies are significant when packing your pet’s first aid kit so you can prevent a disaster and keep...

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How to Prevent Hairballs

How to Prevent Hairballs

April 29: The Day Dedicated to Hairballs Did you know April 29 is National Hairball Awareness Day? Let’s take a closer look at why hairballs occur and what you can do to keep your feline staying healthy.    What causes hairballs in cats? Normal grooming behavior...

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3 Ways to Respect Your Cat

3 Ways to Respect Your Cat

3 Ways to Respect Your Cat March 28 is Respect Your Cat Day! While proud felines typically demand our respect and unwavering devotion every day of the year, make it a point to cater to their unique needs on their noteworthy holiday. Try the following ways to show your...

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