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Successful Visits to the Veterinarian

You take Fido to the Veterinarian for a few different reasons, routine checkups, to prevent health issues, or to treat health issues. These visits, even the routine checkups, aren’t always easy, for you or your dog, in fact, it can be stressful. Here are a few ideas to make those visits less stressful and more […]

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Itchy Scratchy Dogs

All dogs (like humans) itch and scratch periodically, it’s a very normal behavior. But when the scratching becomes constant, it’s time to take notice and find out what is going on with Fido. It may take a little detective work, because there are a number of things that may be irritating your dog’s skin…

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Thanksgiving for Dogs

Just as it always does, Thanksgiving time is rolling around again, and everyone’s thoughts turn to the Thanksgiving Day celebrations, family time and feasts. And although your dog isn’t aware of the upcoming festivities he/she will quickly get on board once those wonderful smells of turkey dinner begin to fill the house. Should he be […]

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Bored Dog

What is going on with your dog? All of a sudden he/she has become destructive, chewing up shoes or other household items that were previously left alone, digging up your flower beds, barking unnecessarily, whining, licking excessively, pacing and seeming restless. This is not your dog’s typical behavior patterns…maybe he’s just plain bored.

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Senior Dog Care

It happens for dogs just as it happens for humans…time marches on, we age, we become senior citizens. And again, like humans, senior dogs may need special understanding and care. For dog owners, this can be a challenging time if you don’t know what to look for or how to care for them.

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