Most Common Dog & Cat Behavior Problems

Dogs and cats represent the vast majority of the pets in the United States. While they are two very different species, there’s actually a lot of similarities when it comes to training these animals to behave appropriately within a human …

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Fear of Fireworks

Why do dogs fear fireworks? This is best answered by understanding how dogs experience fireworks. Dogs have heightened senses of smell and sound – far superior to our own. To an unsuspecting pooch, fireworks are loud explosions, emitting light and …

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Nutritional Myths vs Facts

A crucial part of the work of veterinarians is educating clients about proper care of their pets. Unfortunately, much of this education necessarily focuses on challenging misinformation. Clients readily pick up myths and misconceptions from breeders, pet stores, other pet …

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Is Your Pet Overweight?

Unfortunately, yes, it’s likely that your pet is overweight. According to the 2018 Association for Pet Obesity Prevention survey, more than half the cats and dogs in the United States are tipping the scales as overweight or obese, with 59% …

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Therapeutic Diets

What are therapeutic diets? Nutrition is an important part of your dog or cat’s wellbeing. Having a balanced diet helps support vital functions in the body, support growth, and encourage longevity. Proper nutrition also plays a significant role in helping …

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What Should I Feed My Pet?

We often get asked, “What kind of food should I feed my pet?” It is not a simple question to answer, as there are many variables, but here are some basic criteria to consider: The specific nutritional needs of the …

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Adopt a Cat Month

We, along with American Humane, celebrate Adopt-A-Cat Month® each June – a month that also marks the height of “kitten season,” when large litters of kittens are born and often end up in animal shelters. More than ever, these kittens …

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