5 Friendly Pet Bird Species

By mmaennche / January 12, 2022 / Comments Off on 5 Friendly Pet Bird Species

January 12, 2022 While many people are content with just cats and dogs as pets, others sometimes want something a little less ordinary. While there are many pocket pets available, birds are among the most popular “exotic” pets that can be found. However, not all birds are a great fit for family environments, and choosing…

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How to Know if Acupuncture is Right for Your Dog

By mmaennche / December 10, 2021 / Comments Off on How to Know if Acupuncture is Right for Your Dog

December 10, 2021 Although acupuncture has been around for millennia, it’s not a standard treatment that many think of when a dog suffers from chronic pain. Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine that involves inserting tiny needles into pre-established spots in the body. Our western view reinforces this idea by placing these needles into areas…

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Help Your Cat Battle Obesity

By mmaennche / November 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Help Your Cat Battle Obesity

November 12, 2021 Chunky kitties are undeniably adorable and squishy; however, the extra fat they carry increases the risk of developing a health condition. Today, over 56 million felines in America are overweight – 40% suffering from obesity. Even though a couple of extra rolls can make them look funny and cute, they could develop…

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October is National Pet Wellness Month

By mmaennche / October 8, 2021 / Comments Off on October is National Pet Wellness Month

October 8, 2021 October is national pet wellness month, meaning there is no better time to reach out to organizations and learn the importance of maintaining your little one’s health. In celebration of this month, multiple organizations will offer pet owners training about what they can implement on their pet lifestyle to keep them healthy…

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What To Know When Your Cat Needs Anesthesia

By mmaennche / August 12, 2021 /

If the time comes when your cat needs to get a procedure that requires anesthesia, it is common to worry and have multiple questions regarding its implications. To secure your pet’s health, it is good to know the basics about how the anesthesia will be used in your cat surgery and how the recovery process will be.…

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What Common Behaviors Can Be Addressed with Dog Training?

By mmaennche / May 31, 2021 /

While many people associate euthanasia of dogs with disease or other catastrophic injury, the sad truth is that more dogs are put to sleep for behavioral issues that could be addressed with the appropriate training. Canine obedience training provides a compassionate, effective alternative to euthanasia in many cases and can actually strengthen the bond between…

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Can Pets Have Allergies?

By mmaennche / March 16, 2021 /

Once spring hits in Oklahoma, it’s almost inevitable for many people to start getting a stuffy nose or itchy eyes. According to recent reports, nearly half of all pet owners don’t know that environmental allergens could also affect their pets and make them feel just as miserable as the people they depend on most.

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Does Pet Food Quality Matter?

By mmaennche / March 3, 2021 /

Just as nutrition is important for humans, a pet’s diet determines his or her health and well-being. Many owners take the time to read the ingredient list on pet food packaging, considering this a critical factor in selecting their pet’s food.

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How Much Water Should a Dog Drink?

By mmaennche / February 16, 2021 /

Water is essential for all life. It is required for every chemical process in the body: it moisturizes the air in the lungs, transports oxygen and other nutrients to cells via the bloodstream, regulates body temperature, and lubricates joints while also protecting internal organs. Drinking enough water is vital for your dog’s health.

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Why is it Important to Trim Your Pet’s Nails?

By mmaennche / February 2, 2021 /

A solid pet-grooming schedule includes more than just bathing and brushing your pet. To protect both the owner and animal, nails/claws should be clipped regularly.

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