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Halloween may be the most frightening night of the year, but if you don’t take positive steps to keep your pet safe, it could have some scary consequences for you and them. Here are the Halloween safety tips that you need to ensure that your pet remains happy and safe on the spookiest night of the year.

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There’s no doubt that owning a dog can be one of the most fun and rewarding things you can do. However, as with any pet, there is a level of care, commitment, and responsibility that comes along with it. In order to ensure that you’re a responsible pet owner, you should take heed to follow a few suggestions. Doing so will ensure that you and your dog both live together in harmony for many years to come.

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All veterinary practices offer routine immunizations as part of their standard care for those animals that need them. These are often incorporated into routine wellness appointments during which the general health of your pet will be assessed, as well as providing any immunizations that your furbaby might need.

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Summer is officially here and hopefully, you are experiencing some great weather! While many of us enjoy rising temperatures, hot temperatures and high humidity levels aren’t always good news for our pets, many of whom can struggle to cope in the heat. Your furry friend will be heavily reliant on you to keep her cool and comfortable when the mercury rises, and to help you do just that, here are all the hot weather tips you need to know for your pet this summer.

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Pet wellness exams are a lot like regular check-ups with your own doctor. There may – and hopefully will not – be anything wrong. However, by closely monitoring your pet’s health it is possible for your veterinarian to spot any developing problems early and make recommendations which may be able to reverse the issue before your pet starts to suffer any ill effects. For example, if your pet is gaining weight – something which is the leading cause of many health problems in animals – then your vet will be able to suggest dietary and exercise changes that will help keep his weight under control, thus potentially preventing conditions such as arthritis and diabetes from developing.

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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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