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Pica In Dogs

March 01, 2022

Have you ever come home and found that your canine pal has eaten your shoes, or chewed up your sofa? This may go beyond Fido’s natural need to chew. There’s actually a specific name for this behavior: pica. The whats, whens, and whys of pica in dogs can vary widely. A local vet offers some information on it below. Grass One of the most common forms of pica is eating grass. There are several possible … Read More »

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Cute Cat Breeds You Probably Never Heard Of

February 15, 2022

Did you know that there are a few organizations dedicated to cat breeds? Interestingly, they differ on how many breeds they recognize.The Cat Fanciers Association (CFA) allows 44, while The International Cat Association recognizes 71. They’re all pretty adorable! In this article, a local vet introduces a few you may not be familiar with. Highlander A cross between the Desert Lynx and the Jungle Curl, the Highlander first clawed her way into our hearts back … Read More »

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February Is Dog Training Education Month

February 01, 2022

Have you recently adopted a puppy? That’s great news! Now that your little fella has settled in, have you started to notice his penchant for chewing on things, like slippers and couch cushions? When this happens, a little dog training can go a long way towards keeping your home intact and keeping little Fido out of trouble. In recognition of Dog Training Education Month, here are a few tips on how to train your pup. … Read More »

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Outdoor Winter Hazards For Cats

January 16, 2022

Do you have a kitty? If so, we strongly recommend keeping her safe and sound indoors, especially in winter. Fluffy may have an adventurous spirit, but she’s also very small and vulnerable. While things like cars and weather pose threats to outdoor cats all year long, winter adds a few more dangers. A local vet lists a few of them in this article. Darkness It gets dark pretty early at this time of year. That … Read More »

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Fido’s Year In Review

January 01, 2022

Happy New Year! Over the next few days, we’ll be seeing lots of best-of lists for 2021. Of course, no annual recap would be complete without Man’s Best Friend! A vet lists some top doggy highlights of 2021 below. The Name Game This year’s analysis of popular pet names found Covid-related dog names, as Fauci, Pfizer, and Zoom becoming quite popular. High-tech names, such as Siri and Google, are also on the rise. Stress Hate … Read More »

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International Animal Rights Day

December 01, 2021

December 10th is International Animal Rights Day! On this day, animal rights advocates from around the world take a stand for the fair treatment and respect that animals deserve. Surprisingly, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights observance also falls on December 10th, which is not a coincidence at all. In 1998, animal activists demanded that the UN General Assembly expand the Declaration to include animals on the premise that all sentient creatures have the right … Read More »

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Ginger Cat Appreciation Day

September 01, 2021

Do you have an orange kitty? If so, you may want to give your feline buddy a special treat: It’s Ginger Kitty Appreciation Day! Our feline pals come in all sorts of colors and patterns, and we think they’re all super cute. However, ginger cats definitely have some raving fans! A local vet discusses these miniature lions below. Boys Club When you see or meet a new ginger cat, the odds are your new feline … Read More »

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Meet the Cheetoh Cat

May 01, 2021

Have you ever heard of the Cheetoh cat? These cute furballs are fairly new on the scene. However, they are certainly melting a lot of hearts! A local veterinarian discusses the Cheetoh cat below. Lineage The Cheetoh is a cross between the Bengal–which is a mix between the Asian Leopard cat and domestic shorthair–and the Ocicat. It’s worth mentioning that the Cheetoh is actually bigger than both of her parents. This is kind of unusual … Read More »

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Invisible Fences: Do or Don’t?

April 15, 2021

Dogs are very energetic and adventurous, and they love to run and play outside. The vast majority of dogs will both enjoy and benefit from having a fenced-in yard to chase squirrels around in. If you’re thinking about installing fencing, so your canine companion can have an outdoor play space, you may be wondering about invisible fences. A local veterinarian lists a few things for you to consider below. Pros Invisible fences have some appealing … Read More »

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Choosing the Right Collar for Your Dog

March 15, 2021

If you’ve recently adopted a new dog, one of the first things you’ll need to purchase for your pet is a collar. Every dog needs a good collar, and it’s up to you to find the right one. The question is, how do you know what to choose? There are certainly a lot of options out there. Read on to find out more about choosing the right collar for your canine companion.  The Importance of … Read More »

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