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    7 things everyone should know about ticks

    Apr 09 2015

    All ticks come in small, medium and large sizes. Ticks have four main life stages: eggs (the smallest size), larvae (equivalent to a grain of sand) nymphs (the medium size,…

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    How to discourage excessive mouthing

    Mar 31 2015

    Provide adequate toys and encourage the puppy to direct biting to those. If the puppy becomes too mouthy, give the puppy a short time out (ignore for a few seconds)…

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    Tips to train a puppy to urinate and defecate outside

    Mar 31 2015

    Every one to two hours, take the puppy outside. Puppies have high metabolisms—meaning they make a lot of urine quickly—and they have small bladders, which means they can’t store all…

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    Spaying or neutering your dog

    Mar 10 2015

    Part of being conscientious dog owner is considering the importance of spaying or neutering your pup. Read on for more info on this surgery and the truth behind some common…

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    Spaying or neutering your cat

    Mar 10 2015

    Part of being conscientious cat owner is considering the importance of spaying or neutering your feline friend. Read on for more info and the truth behind some common myths. Besides…

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    Tips for weight loss in cats

    Mar 04 2015

    Help your cat successfully achieve and maintain a healthier, more ideal weight and body condition with these tips from your veterinarian. 1. Get everybody on board. Helping your cat lose…

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    How can I tell if my pet is overweight?

    Mar 04 2015

    Try these simple at-home tests to see if your beloved pet should see the veterinarian for weight control. If you’re unsure what your pet’s optimum weight should be, perform this…

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    Cold weather allergy in dogs

    Feb 28 2015

    Cold weather can cause skin allergy in dogs. It is a rare skin condition that most of the time happens in short hair dogs after going outside on a cold…

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    Pet Diet Trial

    Feb 24 2015

    Do you know that a food allergy may be what’s causing your pets skin problem. To find out what food or ingredients is the culprit, you need to commit to…

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    Bad breath (halitosis) in pets

    Jan 09 2015

    Does your pet’s mouth smell not so sweet? A bad odor can be a sign of serious problems for your pet, such as periodontal disease or oral or systemic infection.…