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If you’re planning on having a bit of time away from home and you’re leaving your furry friend behind, there are a few steps that should be taken to reduce your pet’s stress before pet boarding. These steps can help to make sure that your pet quickly acclimates to the new environment as quickly and easily as possible. Don’t worry if you have an especially needy pet. With the right care and preparation, even they can have a good overall experience.

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Grooming may seem like a low priority for many busy pet owners, but in actual fact, it is a vitally important element of caring for your pet. This is because grooming doesn’t only keep your pet clean, it also ensures that he is healthy. It can even be used to detect some health conditions.

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One of the most common issues that arise in veterinary medicine is dealing with a vomiting pet. Like people, dogs can range in stomach sensitivity and can encounter bouts of vomiting for a variety of reasons – some passing without notice, others cause for serious concern. When it comes to how to treat a dog that is vomiting, it’s important to know the reasons behind why a dog might upchuck to begin with. Let’s take a closer look.

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As a pet parent, preventing your pet from experiencing illness, discomfort, and pain is a required responsibility. The thing is, most pet owners don’t know what the basic care needs are, and this can lead to the very things we want to avoid. With oral health as one of the low-hanging fruits of pet care, learning how to tell if your dog has gum disease can play a critical role in your long-term care plan.

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It’s a question I all too often hear during my conversations with clients. It’s a familiar feeling: I just finished the physical exam, we talked about vaccine boosters and flea and tick preventative and “Bella” the lab mix has never looked healthier.

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Well it has finally come to that time of summer. The kids are out of school, the pools are open and the air is filled with the smell of sizzling barbeque. Right around the corner is one of my favorite holidays: Independence Day!

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