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What Does a Cat Need to Be Healthy?

What Does a Cat Need to Be Healthy?

What Does a Cat Need to Be Healthy?   Cats may seem as if they are largely self-sufficient and require little care, especially compared to their canine counterparts, but they need just as much specialized attention to remain happy and healthy. To keep your feline...

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3 Benefits of Regular Pet Grooming

3 Benefits of Regular Pet Grooming

3 Benefits of Regular Pet Grooming Celebrated on November 1, Pet Groomer Awareness Day draws attention to the important task groomers undertake when caring for your furry pal. Regular pet grooming not only keeps your pet looking their best, but it also provides many...

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5 Pet Safety Tips for Inside & Outside the Home

5 Pet Safety Tips for Inside & Outside the Home

How to Keep Your Pet Safe Inside and Outside Your Home Your pet’s sense of curiosity and smell can land them in a heap of trouble if you don’t take precautions. In honor of National Animal Safety and Protection Month, our team shares tips on how to keep your furry pal...

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What is the Role of a Veterinary Technician?

What is the Role of a Veterinary Technician?

Veterinary Technicians: An Essential Part of Your Pet’s Health Care Team To spread awareness about the crucial role veterinary technicians play in animal health, the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) celebrates National Veterinary...

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Safety Tips for Owners of Deaf Dogs

Safety Tips for Owners of Deaf Dogs

Safety Tips for Owners of Deaf Dogs  Specially abled pets hold a special spot in animal lovers’ hearts, and deaf dogs are certainly a category to be treasured. In honor of Deaf Dog Awareness Week, which falls on the last full week of September each year, our team...

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3 Ways Your Pet Is Kept Safe Under Anesthesia

3 Ways Your Pet Is Kept Safe Under Anesthesia

3 Ways Your Pet Is Kept Safe Under Anesthesia Your pet’s safety is our number one priority, particularly when they undergo anesthesia and surgical procedures. We understand you also are concerned about your pet’s health and safety while under anesthesia, and we want...

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Learn How To Spot Signs of Heatstroke in Your Pet

Learn How To Spot Signs of Heatstroke in Your Pet

How to Spot Heatstroke in Your Pet As summer reaches its height, your furry pal may grow more accustomed to the high temperatures and humidity levels associated with the season, but they still can succumb to heatstroke. Abrupt temperature increases can cause a sudden...

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Why Cats Need Routine Wellness Care

Why Cats Need Routine Wellness Care

3 Reasons Why Your Cat Needs Regular Wellness Care Although your cat may try to convince you otherwise, they need regular wellness care to remain as healthy as possible. National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day falls on August 22, so our team wants you to share the...

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4 Ways to Ensure You Have a Cool Pet This Summer

4 Ways to Ensure You Have a Cool Pet This Summer

4 Fun Ways to Have a Cool Pet in the Summer Heat Summertime is full of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, although high temperatures and humidity can make it uncomfortable for your pet. Help your furry pal beat the heat with the following tips.   #1: Fill up a...

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