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Hot Weather Pet Care

Furry friends count on their owners to keep them cool and healthy. Dogs, cats and horses all require special attention to prevent heat-related illnesses.

Flea and Tick Control For Your Dog & Cat

Your dog or cat is can get ticks and fleas through close proximity to other infested animals, infested bedding, furniture, or flooring, and in the case of a very heavily infested property, even the lawns; fleas can cause anemia, skin infections, and can also introduce tapeworms into their host.

Senior Pet Care

From the moment we get them, our pets become part of our family. We promise to love them and take care of them forever. One day you look up and realize it has been “forever,” and your beloved pet is a senior. Transitioning into this new part of their life can be scary, but it can also be an enjoyable experience if it is met with patience and love. Whether it’s a dog or a cat, the guidelines for senior pet care are much the same.

Pet Weight Loss Tips

As a responsible pet owner, you want to make sure your animal companion stays healthy and happy. An important component of this is managing their weight. Carrying around extra weight can contribute to an increased risk for certain types of cancer, heart disease, hypertension and faster degeneration of joints.

Dental Care For Your Dog

Dental care and hygiene are essential when it comes to our loving dogs. Just like humans, dogs need to maintain oral health to live long, happy lives.

Feeding Working Dogs

Working dogs, also known as herd dogs, help farmers and ranchers perform a wide variety of tasks all around the farm. From driving cattle to keeping sheep in the right grazing area, they prove their dedication and worth daily. That is why it is so important to care for working dogs by feeding them dog food that will provide the energy required for their long, hard work days.

Why Dogs Love To Go For Walks

Read our dog-walking tips, leash & collar recommendations, and advice to help make walking your dog a pleasant experience for you and your furry friend.

Pet Grooming For Hot Weather

With summer temperatures on the rise, many pet owners are looking for ways to keep their companions cool. Whether you’re employing the help of a professional grooming service or taking a DIY approach, keep these tips in mind when grooming your pet for the hot weather.

Essential Questions for your Veterinarian

Caring for your pet’s health and wellbeing is the most important part of being a good pet owner. Feeding high-quality food, getting plenty of exercise, and maintaining a regular check-up schedule with your veterinarian will help to keep your pet feeling their best. To get the most out of your next visit to the vet, be sure to ask these essential questions to give you more insight into your pet’s health.

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