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The Benefits of Adopting Your Next Pet from a Shelter

If your family does not seem whole, you might be missing that one key piece that creates a complete home-a pet. Whether you get a dog or a cat, looking at a pet shelter may be your best option. The good news? There are many fantastic reasons to skip the breeder and choose a pet…

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Celebrating Vet Techs

Often, we overlook the essential jobs which are all around us. These jobs are essential for society to ensure that our families and friends are well and taken care of. It is time we stop and think about these professions and how they are so impactful to us all. The Week of October 16 –…

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10 Amazing Facts About Dogs

We know the technical name for a dog is canine, and we obviously know how lovable yet ornery they can be. But did you know that some interesting facts about our dogs make them quite amazing animals? Man’s best friend, fur baby, part of the family… there are many ways to refer to our dogs,…

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Do’s and Don’ts When You See a Service Dog

Have you ever turned the corner at the grocery store only to be greeted by a dog and its owner? This was likely a service dog trained to assist its human with various tasks. When you encounter a service dog while out in public, it means that this dog is working. Many people tend to…

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What Shots Does My Pet Need?

Deciding to get a new pet can be exciting and a tad overwhelming. What type of kennel should you get? How big does it need to be? What kind of cat food is best? Do you need a leash or a harness? What vet should I take my pet to? As the list of questions…

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What Common Behaviors Can Be Addressed with Dog Training?

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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How Much Water Should a Dog Drink?

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.