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5 Safe Holiday Gifts for Your Pets

It’s not just the humans in your life who look forward to presents under the tree or in their stocking. Your family pet could use something new keep him busy – and away from the ornaments, dangerous holiday plants, and tempting dinner foods. Here are five gifts for your pets that are worth considering this […]

‘Tis the Season for Pet Dental Care

Do you always pick up a special treat for your pet at holiday time? A new toy or bit of catnip will undoubtedly be joyfully received, but one of the best gifts you can give your pet this time of year is a thorough pet teeth cleaning.

20 Reasons to Be Thankful for Your Pet

It’s unlikely that you need to be reminded of why your pet is such an amazing addition to your life. Whether you’re a dog lover, cat lover, pig lover, or reserve your affection for small rodents or birds, when you invite a pet into your home, you will be rewarded tenfold with affection, devotion, and […]

5 Ways Your Dog Can Help You Get Healthy

Any pet owner can tell you that your pet is good for your health. Pet care, simply enough, is also self-care. But you may not be aware of just how big an impact your favorite non-human has on your well-being. There are plenty of ways your dog can help you get healthy, and you don’t […]

Holiday Pet Care: Dos and Don’ts of Pet Halloween Costumes

Perhaps you are a pet owner who loves to dress their pet up year-round. Or maybe you think animal clothes are silliness. Whichever camp you fit into, come Halloween time you may almost feel obligated to get a little silly with the pet that has stolen your heart. But there are precautions that every pet […]

What to Expect at a Pet Teeth Cleaning

Your pet’s teeth are not self-cleaning, and they certainly aren’t able to brush themselves. Making an annual appointment to have your pet’s teeth cleaned professionally by your veterinarian is an essential piece of your dog’s or cat’s overall health and well-being. Here’s what you can expect at a pet teeth cleaning.

6 Pet Care Tips When Leaving Your Dog Home Alone

People welcome a dog into their home for companionship and love. Dogs look forward to the same benefits. But if you’re an employed adult with obligations and responsibilities, then you will regularly leave your pet alone – and that’s OK, if you prepare yourself and your dog properly with the best possible pet care.

5 Signs That Your Cat’s Oral Health Is in Jeopardy

It’s probably safe to say that your pet’s oral health is not at the top of your list of worries. Unfortunately, close to 70 percent of cats show signs of oral disease by the time they’ve reached the age of 3, according to the American Veterinary Dental Society. Making pet dental care a priority for […]

Will Spaying Your Cat Make It Healthier?

Cats are early bloomers. Your kitten can go into heat as young as 4 months old. It is recommended that kittens undergo spaying by the time they are 6 months old. Not only does this help prevent your cat from going into heat but it offers enormous health benefits to your beloved feline. 

6 Benefits of Neutering Your Puppy

You have a new puppy! Congratulations! But with pet ownership comes great responsibility, and that includes making the important decision about whether or not to have your male puppy neutered. The benefits of neutering are immense, providing perks for your dog’s behavior and overall health and longevity.