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How To Choose the Right Dog for Your Family

Round, lean, short, tall, active, sedentary, long-haired, wiry-haired, fuzzy-faced DOGS! It’s incredible how creatures in the same species can all express so many different physical and mental characteristics, from coat maintenance requirements to activity and intelligence levels. There is not a one-size-fits-all pet; as families are unique, so are the various dog breeds and their … Continued

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Signs Your Dog Is Stressed and How To Relieve Anxiety in Your Pet

Ommmmmm…… As I sit with my legs crossed, hands to the heavens, and eyes closed, I can almost feel myself becoming one with the universe.  It is no secret that regular exercise and breathing deeply helps the body release natural feel-good chemicals. Which, in turn, can promote a better night’s sleep and sharper thinking.  Physiologically, … Continued

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What To Do If Your Dog Gets Sprayed by a Skunk

What’s black and white and strikes fear into the hearts’ of dog owners? Skunks! If your dog spends time outdoors there is a good chance it will get sprayed by a skunk, or come close to one at least once during their lifetime. Keep on reading to learn why skunks spray and what you can … Continued

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Ways to Protect Your Dogs Paws from Hot Pavement

Photo Credit: Dogtime and Hobart and Channel Highway Animal Hospitals While we bask in the sun’s warm rays, knowing that summertime weather may only last until September and not return until May, our pets don’t typically seek the heat. Not only do their all-season coats and limited ability to regulate body temperature by panting and sweating … Continued

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Fire Prevention: Pet Fire Safety Tips and Disaster Planning

Did you know earlier this month we celebrated Pet Fire Safety Day? One of the most common dangers to befall families is a house fire. According to the American Fire Administration, house fires affect approximately 500,000 pets each year. A portion of these fires are started by pets themselves. Naturally curious, pets are attracted to … Continued

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