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Celebrating America’s Mutts

December 02, 2013

Today we celebrate America’s mutts! Yes, it’s National Mutt Day. And there’s no question that these lovable dogs deserve their own day of recognition. In fact, according the first-ever National Mutt Census that was published in 2011, more than 50% of dogs in the United States are mixed breeds. That’s approximately 38 million pooches. The Mutt Census coincided with the people census at the time….  

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How to Make Your Home Pet Friendly

November 30, 2013

For a new dog or puppy, your home and yard is an adventure-filled playground to explore, sniff out and chew. It’s a good idea to scan the following places before bringing your new (or existing) friend home. Double check to make sure you have a safe, dog-proofed environment: BEDROOMS, LIVING ROOMS AND DENS – There are several things to watch for in these rooms. Electrical cords should be…  

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Great Treats for Your Dog

November 26, 2013

We have an accompanying piece this month on the top 5 treats to avoid feeding your pets, and I could hear you thinking “OK, smarty, what can I give Mr. Whiskers when I want to show him a little dietary love?” In that vein, I thought I would share with you some veterinary-approved tempting morsels that you can safely give your dogs as an every-once-in-a-while…  

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Making Your Home Comfortable For Senior Pets

November 23, 2013

Our pets are living longer and healthier lives thanks to excellent nutrition, good grooming and state-of-the-art veterinary medicine. November is Senior Pet Month and there is a lot you can do around the home to ensure that your pets are comfortable and enjoying their golden years. Big dogs that love going places with you in the car will really appreciate a doggie ramp to help…  

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