Pet Health

Activities for Dogs & Cats

Group of dogs on playground equipment

Activities for dogs and cats provide meaningful exercise and play. Staying active keeps your pet’s mind sharp and the body fit. Regular exercise and active play is essential throughout the year. Don’t let the cooler weather and shorter days decrease the amount of healthy activity your pet receives. The benefits of being active include: Weight…

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Pet Obesity Prevention

Pet obesity affects the overall health of your furry friend. October is National Pet Obesity Awareness Month. Here are the facts about pet obesity. Daycare keeps dogs active throughout the day, providing the right balance of stimulation, socialization, activity and rest…

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Active Dogs Are Happy Dogs

Group of dogs looking at the camera

Dogs are smart and enjoy being active. They want to learn, be challenged, have fun, and experience the joys of a job well done. Historically, dogs were bred to perform specific duties like assisting farmers, ranchers, sportsmen, and law enforcement officers. The abilities to think, problem solve and actively work were assets to their owners.…

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Canine Influenza: The Dog Flu

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We’re all familiar with the human influenza virus that makes the rounds every winter. We sneeze, cough, have a runny nose, and suffer from chills and fever. Your dog can catch the canine influenza virus, and although the symptoms are similar to human flu, it’s not the same flu virus that infects people. The canine…

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Pet Dental Care Is More Than Just Brushing

Regularly brushing your dog’s or cat’s teeth with pet-specific toothpaste is an important part of pet dental care. But there’s more to pet dental care than just brushing teeth. And that’s good news! Let’s start with some options you may not have considered: Probiotics A range of bacteria thrive in the gut of humans and…

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Seasonal Safety Tips: Autumn

Seasonal Safety Tips **Information provided by www.aspca.com** Beware of These Autumn Dangers There’s nothing quite like the first few days of fall. The crisp, cool air and beautiful foliage get you excited for the changing of seasons, and we’re sure your pets are also welcoming a break from summer’s hot, sticky weather. But despite all…

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