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Tag Archives: petcare

Should I Treat My Pet for Fleas and Ticks Year-Round?

January 08, 2014

“You Hoser!”  “You Knob!” These are just a couple of quotable lines by Bob and Doug McKenzie of “The Great White North.” Currently it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere and many areas are indeed white, though not all. So, is it safe to stop utilizing flea and tick preventatives on our pets during this season? The farther north you go, it might be reasonable to…  

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The Leash You Can Do for Your Dog: Dog Walks

January 07, 2014

Walking the dog is more than just a yo-yo trick! Sometimes it’s a necessity, particularly if you live in the city and don’t have a yard. Sometimes it’s just for fun or to go out and get a little fresh air. A walk with your dog can also be a bonding experience — and not just for you and the dog, but for the whole family….  

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Summer Finds a New Home in Wisconsin

December 30, 2013

Editor’s Note: This touching success story was submitted to PetSmart Charities and their Rescue Waggin’ Program. Sergeant’s Pet Care Products is a proud sponsor of this this life-changing program. As a sponsor, Sergeant’s is actively involved in helping the Rescue Waggin’ save the lives of homeless dogs and puppies around the country. Last fall, a black and white shepherd mix was surrendered with her puppy…  

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Cold Weather Tips for Your Dog and Cat

December 19, 2013

In a recent piece for our blog, I wrote about some of the cold-weather hazards that are out there like antifreeze and cold temperatures.  I thought in this one, I could share some tips that I have learned over the years to help your pets handle the winter months. As a veterinarian, I have seen some of the harm that can come from cold weather,…  

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