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Why Regular Dental Checkups for Your Pet Are Important

You know that routine veterinary appointments for booster shots and the occasional health problem are important. But have you considered your pet’s dental health? Just like people, dogs and cats are healthiest when their teeth are in good condition and well cared for. Annual dental checkups and additional checkups when a tooth breaks are very […]

Why You Should Microchip Your Pet

Many people consider their pet as a member of the family. Since we see them as one of us, shouldn’t we be taking the extra step to ensure their safety? Accidents happen, and sometimes our pets get lost. Microchipping is a safe and effective technology that allows us to recover our missing pets when these […]

How to Decode Your Dog’s Bad Behavior

Newborn babies cry to communicate their hunger, fear, or discomfort, and our fur babies are no different. Dogs don’t always have perfect behavior, but their bad or destructive behaviors often have a root cause that you can address. Here’s what you need to know to connect with your dog’s needs and stop barking or chewing […]

3 Facts You Should Know About Acupuncture For Animals

Acupuncture continues to grow in popularity in America, as men and women seek natural and holistic treatment options for their health problems. But humans aren’t the only ones who can benefit from the ancient art of acupuncture! This practice is even being used on animals! Here’s what you should know if you’re curious about the […]

Halloween 101: How to Keep Your Pet Safe

You may not think of Halloween as a risky day for your pets, but the spooky holiday actually poses a number of threats to dogs and cats. Take the following precautions to help your pet have a safe and healthy Halloween. Keep Candy In a Safe Place It’s no secret that your dog shouldn’t be […]

Everything You Should Know About Pets and Car Safety

Florida law outlines specific requirements for child safety in vehicles, but pet safety is a largely overlooked concern. Whether you are driving your cat to the vet or taking your dog along to the beach, it’s important to take proper precautionary measures that keep your pet safe in the car. Use the following guide to […]

Don’t Forget to Microchip Your Pet!

Has your pet ever escaped through a broken fence or darted away in fear during a fireworks show? If so, then you are one of the countless pet owners who understands just how frightening it is to lose your family pet. According to the American Humane Association, over ten million dogs and cats are lost […]

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Pets

Chiropractic care isn’t always given enough attention for its ability to improve health and wellness, especially in pets. If you are tired of watching as your dog suffers chronic pain or loss of agility, chiropractic care could be the answer. This holistic and natural treatment approaches musculoskeletal pain with low force manual manipulation of the […]

How to Keep Your Pet Safe in the Florida Heat

The heat of Florida is great for the beach, but it has serious drawbacks as well – especially when it comes to your friends on four legs. Pets are extremely susceptible to heat-related health problems and illnesses, which makes it your responsibility to take precautionary measures to protect your dog or cat through the hottest […]