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Good Health Grooming – Why a salon visit is good for your pet

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For humans, grooming is a daily process. We scrub our hands, wash our faces and take frequent showers to keep ourselves clean. Although many pets, especially cats, are known for their ability to clean themselves, professional grooming for dogs and cats is essential to helping them stay squeaky clean. Grooming is about much more than…

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Tips to Prepare your Pet for Warm Weather

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Warmer weather for humans means new clothes, new haircuts, spring cleaning and some sniffing and sneezing. But what does it mean for your pet? Petside.com published a list of the top 9 tips for preparing you pet for warm weather and you might be surprised; a lot of pet tips sound just like human ones!…

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Itch They Can’t Scratch? It Might Be Seasonal Allergies

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Spring is finally in the air, which means flowers, green trees, and… allergies. Many humans suffer from itchy noses and watery eyes this time of year, but did you know your pet can experience seasonal allergies, too? As much as they love getting to play outside, your dog or cat could be reacting to all…

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February is National Pet Dental Month!

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Why is dental care for my pet important?   Tartar and gingivitis are two of the most common problems seen by veterinarians. Poor dental hygiene can lead to gum disease, loss of teeth and if left untreated, could develop into more serious conditions such as bacterial infections of the heart, liver, or kidneys. In fact, 80 percent of dogs and…

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Cats and Water — It’s Not Just for Drinking

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Jeanne, our contributing writer, shares her experiences with her feline friend and shows that there are some cat breeds that are known to enjoy a swim, cats that enjoy the thrill of water play, and cats that will tolerate a bath. Despite what you may initially believe, there are cats that actually do enjoy water and we’re…

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