10 Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving

Article Featured on ASPCA | Image Credit: Petfinder

Thanksgiving is a time for friends, family and holiday feasts—but also a time for possible distress for our animal companions. Pets won’t be so thankful if they munch on undercooked turkey or a pet-unfriendly floral arrangement, or if they stumble upon an unattended alcoholic drink.

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What You Need to Know About FHO Surgery in Dogs and Cats

By JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM | Article Featured on PetMD

Dogs and cats can develop hip problems due to genetics, injury or simply old age. For example, canine hip dysplasia is a genetic disease that causes abnormal hip joint development. Legg-Perthes disease, which is a lack of blood flow to the top of . . . → Read More: What You Need to Know About FHO Surgery in Dogs and Cats

Cold Weather Tips for Pets- Infographic from ASPCA

Battling Frigid Temps and Icy Conditions? This Cold Weather Infographic from ASPCA Will Help! (ASPCA article here)

While much of the country is dealing with sub-freezing temperatures and the promise of more ice and snow to come, we’ve created a handy cold weather infographic so you can keep your pets safe and warm this . . . → Read More: Cold Weather Tips for Pets- Infographic from ASPCA

How to Recognize Heart Disease in Dogs and Cats

By John Gilpatrick | Article Featured on PetMD

Heart disease in dogs and cats can be a tough diagnosis for vets to make and for pet owners to receive. Depending on the specifics of the condition, your vet may not be able to do much, but that’s not always the case.

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Outdoor Activities for Dogs to Dig Into This Fall

Article by Chrissie Klinger | Featured on Hillspet.com

When the leaves change and the weather cools, outdoor activities for dogs jump into season. Rather than sit inside and play with the same old toys, you and your dog can dig into these fun (and inexpensive) activities that take you on new adventures.

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6 Common Illnesses to Watch for in Puppies

Ever wonder what to do about your overweight cat? Overweight and actually obese cats outnumber cats of normal weight and are being seen more and more commonly by veterinarians for various disorders. In fact, obesity in cats can predispose the cat to diabetes, hepatic lipidosis and arthritis.

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The Top 10 Cat Health Problems

Turns out, cats don’t really have nine lives — so be sure to take steps to prevent these common cat health problems now.

Article by Katherine Lee | Article Featured on Everyday Health

Your kitty may look self-sufficient, but she depends on you to keep her in top cat health. That means scheduling regular . . . → Read More: The Top 10 Cat Health Problems

Can Dogs Be Allergic to Their Beds?

By Paula Fitzsimmons | Article Featured on PetMD

If you’re living with a sneezing, itchy dog, her bed may be to blame. Dog beds, especially if not regularly washed and replaced, can be a major source of dust mites, which can trigger your dog’s allergy symptoms.

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Why Is My Dog Throwing Up Bile?

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Dog vomiting is a somewhat common occurrence, but it becomes a true health concern when a dog is throwing up bile. If your dog throws up yellow foam, or a yellow-green foam, it’s probably bile, and you should take your pup to the vet right away to determine the cause. . . . → Read More: Why Is My Dog Throwing Up Bile?

How Often Should You Walk Your Dog?

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How often should you walk your dog? Determining how often to walk a dog depends on several factors, including your dog’s breed, age

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