What To Do If Your Dog Bites Another Dog

What To Do If Your Dog Bites Another Dog

How do you move ahead after one dog bites another dog? Are there strategies for handling and training a dog who can be aggressive toward other dogs? There is no single strategy that works for every dog who bites another dog. Instead, bite incidents are best addressed on an individual basis. One must assess the specific dog’s history and the circumstances around the aggressive incident and determine why the bite […]

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Last Minute Cat & Dog Gifts For Your Pet This Christmas

Last Minute Cat & Dog Gifts For Your Pet This Christmas

Your pets are always up for hugs and they provide better warmth than a snuggly blanket, so it’s natural to want to include them on your holiday gift list. Not sure how to indulge your lovable dogs and cats? Here’s exactly what to get them to show you care.   Dog Maze Bowl Make snack time playtime with this canine challenge. The Buster DogMaze tests Fido’s brainpower as he […]

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Feline behavior modifications that actually work

Feline behavior modifications that actually work

Everyone says it, “you can’t train cats”. But alas, maybe you can. In this article we look at behavior modifications that actually work with cats. By Erin Rand, Content Specialist VETTED As soon as the cat jumps on the counter, the first instinct for many owners is to break out the spray bottle, but that isn’t the best way to stop unwanted behaviors. Though cats have […]

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10 Things Service Dog Handlers Want You To Know

10 Things Service Dog Handlers Want You To Know

This is an article by a service dog owner explaining some answers on frequently asked questions about these amazing pets from her own perspective. By: Kea Grace Many people have a vague sense of awareness that Service Dogs “help” their person and that they’re allowed to be in public, but there’s a lot more to Service Dog handlers and teams than meets the eye. To […]

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Vaccinating Your Pets

Vaccinating Your Pets

Vaccines help prevent many illnesses that affect pets. Vaccinating your pet has long been considered one of the easiest ways to help him live a long, healthy life. Not only are there different vaccines for different diseases, there are different types and combinations of vaccines. Vaccination is a procedure that has risks and benefits that must be weighed for every pet relative to his lifestyle […]

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Kitty, It’s Cold Outside

Kitty, It’s Cold Outside

Staying Winter Fit Cold weather and short days make it is easy for both us and our pets to get a bit lazy in wintertime. Nevertheless, it’s important to stay active to maintain a healthy body condition and optimal health, even when the outdoor temperature drops. Here are a few tips to help you and your cat stay busy and healthy this winter. Make Mealtime […]

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How to Introduce a New Kitten to Your Home

How to Introduce a New Kitten to Your Home

Getting a new kitten is an exciting time. You may have been anticipating getting a kitten for some time or you might have not even known a kitten was about to join your household. But regardless of the circumstances of the arrival, the first month with your new kitten is a month of changes, and there are things you can do to make these changes […]

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Learn More About Your Pet’s Seizure Medications

Learn More About Your Pet’s Seizure Medications

If your dog has seizures or convulsions, your dog may have epilepsy or a host of other causes for the seizures. Take your pet to Companion Animal Hospital for a full-scale evaluation. Most vets will try to rule out other common causes of seizures before deciding whether your pet has epilepsy or not. Phenobarbital, potassium bromide, and diazepam are the most commonly used medications for treating seizures and epilepsy […]

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TOP 10 HUMAN MEDICATIONS POISONOUS TO PETS

TOP 10 HUMAN MEDICATIONS POISONOUS TO PETS

Pet owners who are serious about pet-proofing their home should start with their own medicine cabinet. Nearly 50% of all calls received by Pet Poison Helpline involve human medications – both over-the-counter and prescription. Whether Fido accidentally chewed into a pill bottle or a pet owner with good intentions accidentally switched medication (giving their pet a human medication), pet poisonings due to human medications are common and […]

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Thanksgiving Pet Safety

Thanksgiving Pet Safety

Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings together family and friends, but it also can carry some hazards for pets. Holiday food needs to be kept away from pets, and pet owners who travel need to either transport their pets safely, find safe accommodations for them at home or board the pets. Follow these tips to keep your pets healthy and safe during the holiday. […]

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