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How to Socialize Your Puppy

How to Socialize Your Puppy

Bringing a puppy home is exciting! It's hard not to fall in love with the cuteness, playfulness, and sweet puppy kisses. Yet having a puppy isn't all fun and games, as these little ones require proper socialization and training to prevent behavior problems from...

When Cats Get Aggressive

When Cats Get Aggressive

Have you ever been in the middle of petting your cat when he suddenly goes from purr mode to attack mode? Our feline friends can be quirky, mysterious animals, and it's understandable that some cat owners get puzzled or even frustrated by aggressive behavior. The key...

How to Know if Your Pet is in Pain

How to Know if Your Pet is in Pain

Pets are quite good at hiding pain, and they aren't exactly able to tell you when something is wrong. This is why it's important for you to know what to look when something doesn't seem quite right with your pet. We can help diagnose and treat your pet. When we need...

Ways to Get Your Cat to Use the Litter Box

Ways to Get Your Cat to Use the Litter Box

Has your cat been eliminating themselves outside of their litter box? Is this a new phenomenon? There are many reasons why a cat will suddenly start to "go" outside of their designated space. It doesn’t have to be this way. Cats never eliminate outside their litter...

How Your Pet Communicates

How Your Pet Communicates

He’s man’s best friend. He stands faithfully by our side. Never doubts us. Never questions us. He’s dog - we love him and know him well. At least, we think we do. But how well do we really know our dogs? Does a wagging tail always indicate happiness? Does panting...

Heartworm Disease Facts

Heartworm Disease Facts

Heartworm disease is one of the most painful, deadly, and costly parasitic infections. Fortunately, it’s also one of the easiest to prevent. In honor of National Heartworm Awareness Month, here are some of the basic facts about heartworm disease: What are Heartworms?...

Preventative Care Goals for Your Pet

Preventative Care Goals for Your Pet

Do you want to help your pet live their best life possible? Here are a few goals that can help you stay on target and help them have a healthy Spring: Exercise more — Pets need exercise, too. Let your pup join you on a jog, walk, or hike. Get games for your cat that...