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February has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of...

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The dangers extreme cold poses to humans are well known – hypothermia, frostbite, dry skin, breathing problems, increased risk of heart attack, and more. But do you know that extreme cold can...

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As a dog-lover, keeping your canine companion healthy and happy is your top priority. You're likely informed on the newest trends in nutrition and diet, including the ongoing investigation by the FDA on regular...

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The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations. While many of these decorations are considered...

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When a dog is digging up your backyard, you're going to wonder about two things. First, why in the world are they digging? Second, what can you do to stop them? We're going to take a look at so...

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If your cat is particularly ornery or you are bringing home a new kitten, here are a few tips for a stress free environment.  First, there are plenty of ways to tell if your cat is stressed.  A cat will puff out...

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