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Can Pets Have Allergies?

You’re not the only one suffering from allergies this summer! Your pet may be experiencing uncomfortable seasonal allergy symptoms as well.  Your pet needs appropriate medical care to prevent and minimize the discomfort that develops due to seasonal allergies. Here’s what you should know to keep your furry friend comfortable during allergy season and beyond. […]

The Dangers of Rat Poison to Dogs and Cats

Rats are some of the worst and most unwanted rodents, especially within your home. If you discover that rats are scuttling around your property, you may need to use rat poison to eliminate the infestation.  Rat poison, also known as a rodenticide, is a chemical product formulated to kill rodents like rats. The chemicals used […]

Should I Care For My Dog’s Teeth?

Although your dog can’t lay back in a dentist’s chair, his oral health is still an important priority. Make sure you care for your dog’s teeth to avoid periodontal disease and other serious health issues for your canine friend.  Why Your Dog’s Tooth Care Matters Your dog doesn’t care about flashing a bright white smile, […]

How To Do a Social Distancing Vet Visit

The coronavirus pandemic has made common errands more difficult, including your pet’s regular visit to the vet. Fortunately, it is possible to enjoy a socially distanced vet visit and get your pup or cat the care she needs.  Ask About Curbside Care Just like clothing retailers and grocery stores, veterinarians have adapted to the times […]

The Future of Telemedicine in Veterinary Practices

Let’s face it. There has long been a need for telemedicine in veterinary practices. There are a lot of pet owners out there who are unable to get out easily or at all, and telemedicine when possible can be a huge blessing for such home-bound people. Unfortunately, it took the pandemic to make it clear […]

How to Protect Your Pet from Ticks While Camping

If you like to take your pet camping with you, you need to take some additional precautions against fleas and ticks. The methods you use for flea and tick prevention at home may not be sufficient to prevent ticks while camping in the woods, where ticks are everywhere. There are some very good ways that […]