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    Who’s in charge of your animal’s care while you’re away?

    Jun 12 2018

    The reservations are made, the bags are packed, and you’re ready for your trip. If you’re not taking your animal(s) with you, who’s in charge of healthcare decisions while you’re…

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    Ticks in Dogs and Cats

    Mar 15 2018

    Ticks in Cats and Dogs What are ticks? Although ticks are commonly thought of as insects, they are actually arachnids similar to scorpions, spiders and mites. All ticks have four…

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    Pancreatitis in Dogs

    Feb 07 2018

    Pancreatitis in Dogs What is pancreatitis? The pancreas is a vital organ that lies on the right side of the abdomen adjacent to the stomach. The pancreas produces enzymes to…

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    Green Homes for Pets

    Jan 29 2018

    A Cleaner, Greener Home for Your Pets Go green! Conservationists everywhere tout the benefits of living a “green” life. Being environmentally responsible is healthier for the planet, for us, and…

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    Instructions for Ear Cleaning and Medicating in Cats

    Jan 25 2018

    Instructions for Ear Cleaning in Cats Ear cleaning is not usually necessary in cats. Most cats are fine without it, but for those who are prone to wax build-up and/or…

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    Instructions for Ear Cleaning and Medicating in Dogs

    Jan 25 2018

    Instructions for Ear Cleaning in Dogs Ear cleaning is a very important part of your dog’s grooming needs. Some dogs need more frequent ear cleaning than others. Dogs who are…

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    Rats as Pets

    Jan 07 2018

    Owning a Pet Rat General Information Rats are very popular family pets. They are extremely intelligent, inquisitive, interactive and social. They can be easily trained to come when called and readily learn…

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    Ferrets as Pets

    Jan 07 2018

    Ferrets – Owning General Information “The female ferret is called a jill, the male is a hob, and the infants are called kits.” The ferret has been domesticated for over…

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    Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

    Dec 21 2017

    Feline Idiopathic Cystitis What is feline idiopathic cystitis? Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) is an older term used to describe a set of clinical signs associated with abnormal urination…

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    Gerbils as Pets

    Dec 07 2017

    Owning a Pet Gerbil Gerbils are commonly kept as family pets. There are many color variations, including the natural buff, black, white, grey and spotted. If well socialized from a young…