Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

Is My Pet at Risk for Diabetes?

Did you know that November is National Pet Diabetes Month? It is estimated that one in 300 dogs and one in 200 cats develop diabetes. It’s important for pet owners to recognize the risk factors and signs.  What factors put my pet at risk for developing diabetes? While...

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5 Myths about Cancer in Pets

5 Myths about Cancer in Pets

We want to reveal the truth behind common myths about cancer in pets in honour of National Pet Cancer Awareness Month! Learn what happens when a pet develops cancer and undergoes treatment as we debunk some pet cancer misconceptions.   Myth: Only older pets develop...

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Fur or Fat? 3 Ways to Keep Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

Fur or Fat? 3 Ways to Keep Your Pet at a Healthy Weight

In honor of National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, follow these three tips to ensure your four-legged friend is more fur than fat.   #1: Keep your pet’s treats to 10% of their daily calories When your furry pal turns their begging gaze upon you, it’s difficult to...

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How to Train Your Dog to Walk Calmly on a Leash

How to Train Your Dog to Walk Calmly on a Leash

When heading out the door, do you picture a leisurely stroll with your dog at your side? Or does your pup have other ideas, such as tugging you down the steps and hurtling across the street? If it’s hard to get your pup to walk calmly at your side, follow these five...

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3 Steps for Making a Pet Disaster Plan

3 Steps for Making a Pet Disaster Plan

What would happen to your pet in an emergency? If you’re uncertain, follow these steps to include them in your disaster plan.   #1: Ensure your pet is always wearing current identification In an emergency, your pet may be separated from you or run away out of...

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Tips to Be a Responsible Dog Owner

Tips to Be a Responsible Dog Owner

September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month, so follow these six tips to ensure you are a conscientious and attentive dog owner.   #1: Take your dog for regular wellness visits Your dog should be evaluated by our veterinary team at least once a year. They should...

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Help Your Dog Beat Back-to-School Boredom

Help Your Dog Beat Back-to-School Boredom

Summer is winding down, which means your kids will be heading back to school soon. Summer is likely your pup's favorite season with long walks, playtime in the yard, and family trips, and the sudden change to quiet days may trigger a bout of back-to-school depression....

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Importance of Pet Vaccinations

Importance of Pet Vaccinations

Questions About Your Pet’s Vaccines? We Have Answers. You’ve received another reminder about your pet’s vaccinations. “My pet is perfectly healthy and rarely leaves the backyard,” you think as you go to delete the message. But, before you erase it without making an...

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Water Safety Tips for Your Pet

Water Safety Tips for Your Pet

If you're wearing a fur coat, taking a dip in a refreshing body of water is the perfect way to stay cool on a hot summer day. However, your pet can be exposed to several hazards when playing in the water. Before making a splash in the lake this summer, brush up on...

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3 Ways to Ensure a Happy Reunion with Your Missing Pet

3 Ways to Ensure a Happy Reunion with Your Missing Pet

The month of July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month to bring awareness to all of the four-legged friends that get lost. In order to prevent more missing pets, here are the top three ways to help retrieve your missing furry friend and ensure a happy reunion between...

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