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Why Is It Important to Microchip Your Pet?

Why Is It Important to Microchip Your Pet?

Microchips play a significant role in the safety of your pet. Losing your furry friend can be a devastating thing. But through microchipping, you will not lose all hope. Statistics show that one in three pets get lost at some point, and yours could also contribute to the statistics. Studies also show that more than 10 million dogs and cats in the United States get stolen or lost annually.
Summer Pet Safety Tips

Summer Pet Safety Tips

Summer is when most people love being outdoors, with their furry companion tagging along to add to the fun. Unfortunately, the heat can be dangerous for your pet. The higher temperatures can lead to injuries and infections and increase the risk of suffering from heatstroke.
Don’t Panic: What to Do If Your Pet Needs Hospitalization

Don’t Panic: What to Do If Your Pet Needs Hospitalization

Most pet owners experience a stressful time when their pets need hospitalization. The veterinarian may suggest doing so if your furry friend is recovering from an injury, illness, or due to surgery. It is normal to have concerns about the care your dog or cat will receive and what you can do to ensure they are comfortable during the time.
How to Prepare Your Pet for First-Time Boarding

How to Prepare Your Pet for First-Time Boarding

Taking your pet to a boarding facility can be quite stressful, both for you and your pet. You are worried about whether they will take care of your pet and if the pet will enjoy the experience. These concerns can get in the way of your vacation time, making it less enjoyable. Becoming knowledgeable and preparing for the experience of boarding can help your pet have a good time.
Your Guide to Preparing for Flea and Tick Season

Your Guide to Preparing for Flea and Tick Season

You need to protect your pet from fleas and ticks this season. Research shows that the spring and fall seasons are infamous for fleas and ticks. However, do not be quick to conclude these parasites are just a seasonal problem because they can hang around your pet all year round.
February Is Pet Dental Health Month - Importance of Pet Dental Care

February Is Pet Dental Health Month - Importance of Pet Dental Care

Dental health is a vital part of a pet’s overall health. Pet dental disease is a common problem. More than 80 percent of dogs suffer from some form of dental disease by age three. February is Pet Dental Health Month, an ideal time to learn how to keep your pet healthy. 
What Does Pet Boarding Entail?

What Does Pet Boarding Entail?

For many pet lovers planning to travel, this can be an extremely stressful moment. After all, for some of them, their pets are just like any other member of the family. It may feel like leaving a child or any other beloved family member behind. Some pet owners choose to hire a pet sitter or have their pets stay with a friend or family member. 
The Importance of a Pet Wellness Exam

The Importance of a Pet Wellness Exam

Did you know that taking your pet to the vet for a wellness exam every year is vital for your pet? Pets are known for hiding illnesses, so a proper wellness exam is vital for addressing minor issues that may become problems that will affect your pet’s health and hurt your finances.
5 Winter Weather Tips for Pets

5 Winter Weather Tips for Pets

Winter weather can be cold and uncomfortable for pets. Your duty as a pet parent is to ensure your pet is warm, healthy, and comfortable throughout the season. Ensure your pet does not get exposed to harsh winter elements for long.
How Do I Know If My Pet Needs an X-ray?

How Do I Know If My Pet Needs an X-ray?

The last thing any pet owner wants is for their canine companion to get injured or sick. But some things are inevitable, so you should prepare financially and emotionally in advance. It is important to take your pet for regular checkups. During these checkups, your veterinarian may have to conduct a series of tests to ensure your pet is healthy.

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