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4 Ways Preventative Care Can Keep Your Pet Healthy

Your pet isn’t just a companion when you’re lonely. Cats, dogs, birds, hamsters, and other creatures are members of your family. They provide constant unconditional love, and all they ask…

10 Super Cool Toys For Your Senior Dog

Geriatric Dog Toy Heaven By Lavanya Sunkara Playtime is essential for your senior dog. Not only does he enjoy fun and games, he needs them to keep mentally and physically…

City Warns Dog Owners: Keep Your Dogs Indoors Until Further Notice

Local police have issued a warning advising all dog owners to keep their pets indoors until further notice. Unwary dogs are being picked off one at a time throughout the city. Authorities advise all…

5 Top Tips For Preventing Dog Bites

Dog Bite Awareness and Prevention By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD Dog bites can have tragic consequences, including severe injury or death. According to the AVMA Dog Bite Prevention webpage: 4.7…

Watch As Jumpy the Border Collie Dispels the Myth That Dogs Are Dumb

Humans have always underestimated the intelligence of dogs. For centuries dogs have been serving man by herding sheep, guarding property, catching bad guys, sniffing out bed bugs, bombs and bongs,…

How Will I Know If My Pet Is Suffering From Chronic Pain?

It’s hard to know if your dog or cat is in pain.  Animals in the wild can’t be seen as hurt or crippled as they may well become prey, or…

5 Tips To Help Alleviate Fireworks Anxiety In Your Pets

Summer, along with the fun and sun, also brings with it loud noises, such as fireworks and thunderstorms, which often trigger a fearful reaction in pets. Sadly, some pets express fear by…

4 Reasons Why Your Dog Rolls in Grass

My dogs love to roll in the grass and seem to revel in it, as demonstrated by the Chocolate Lab in the picture. Granted, it may seem like an odd behavior, but rolling…

7 Things You Should Know About Keeping Your Pet Cool This Summer

Memorial Day is now behind us, and traditionally, that marked the beginning of summer.  So, as the weather gets warmer, and the days longer, folks will want to be getting…

Of Pot and Pets In Colorado-What Vets Are Seeing

Marijuana, once believed to be the root of all evil, is becoming mainstream, and in states such as Washington Colorado and others, it is big business indeed. What many forget,…

10 Common Household Items That Are Poisonous To Pets

Our homes are filled with danger for our pets.  I know any number of people who have left their kitchen cabinets open only to find that their puppy has eaten the bleach…

9 Common Myths of the Freshwater Shrimp Hobby

I have been a tropical fish enthusiast for decades, but just recently placed a tentative foot into the world of Freshwater Shrimp.  So far my experience has been less than…

How Can We Tell When Our Pets Are In Pain?

When in pain we humans can tell someone, or we can at least grimace, moan or walk funny.  Animals, however, aren’t quite as transparent, often hiding their pain until it’s…

Does My Dog Really, Really Love Me?

Do you think your pet really, really loves you, or as Bill Maher once remarked, they only love you when you feed them.  I was never a fan of Bill Maher,…

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