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What Does My Dog’s Urine Mean?

There is a wide variation in “normal” pet urination, from amount of water consumed (and thus presumably urinated), to the color of urine and everything in between. Let’s cover a bit about what is typical and how to know if your pet’s urinary system has gone haywire.

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Signs Your Pet is in Pain

Much like a pediatrician who relies on non-verbal clues to indicate a patient’s health status, veterinarians become acutely aware of both mental and physical pain by observing a dog’s body and behavior.

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Cold Weather Safety for Dogs

Shifts in weather are felt more acutely by our pets who can take longer to acclimate to outdoor changes, which is why we need to help keep them safe in cold weather.

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Reduce Pet Anxiety on New Year’s Eve

We can give our pets a festive, safe, and stress-less New Year’s celebration with some safety essentials and having a coping strategy to guide them into 2020!

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Picking Safe Holiday Dog Toys and Treats

Here are some criteria to consider when purchasing anything that your pet may ingest, carry, gnaw, or retrieve as well as some recommendations to keep your pet mentally and physically stimulated, especially important during the holiday season.

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Maintaining Pet Oral Health and Benefits of Anesthesia-Free Dentistry

Most of us know the importance of regular dental care for ourselves and our human family members. We are taught, at a young age, to brush at least twice daily, using circular strokes along the gumline to loosen debris and to floss in-between our pearly whites to clear the remnants of lunch from between the … Continued

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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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