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The Importance of Good Nutrition

July 16, 2014

Good nutrition is the cornerstone of your pet’s good health and general well being. A well-balanced diet not only translates into a thick, glossy coat, strong teeth and nails, and shining eyes, but also results in your pet being both mentally and physically fit. With dogs, this means lots of energy to play games and interact with other pets, both at home and in the…  

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What Is That Smell?

May 21, 2014

How many of you have been guilty of this scenario? (Admittedly, I am.) Someone comes up to you with something in their hand or simply says to you, “Smell this, it is awful!” And what do you do? Smell it and gag! They already told you the smell would make an onion cry and yet what do we do, smell anyway. This occurs frequently in…  

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Don’t Let Dental Care Be a Pain in the Mouth!

February 26, 2014

“Five teeth? Are you kidding me?!” My husband confirmed the bad news. Sadie-Bad-Baby, the world’s most unusual looking dog (well, we think so) had gone to the vet for what I thought was a routine dental cleaning and a single extraction. After my husband picked her up, he called to report that Sadie was going to be in pain for a couple of days after…  

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How Healthy Are Your Dog’s Teeth?

February 19, 2014

Did you know that oral hygiene is tied directly to your pet’s overall health? In fact, studies show that keeping your pet’s mouth healthy may actually increase their life expectancy by up to two years! Although this month’s National Pet Dental Health Month sheds light on the importance of pet dental health, I’m going to focus primarily on canine oral care. Signs of Oral Disease…  

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