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How to choose the perfect pet for your lifestyle

How to choose the perfect pet for your lifestyle

Americans love their pets. According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), in 2017, 68% of U.S. households, or about 85 million families, owned a pet. This number has been steadily increasing...

Summer Pet Safety

Summer Pet Safety

Summertime is a great time to be outside and enjoy the warm weather. However, it is important to remember that with the good weather comes some potential dangers for our pets. Here...

Simple ways humans and pets create Happiness

Simple ways humans and pets create Happiness

Companionship and unconditional love are two of the biggest benefits that come with owning a pet. Pets provide us with hours of joy and laughter, and they are always there to offer...

National Pet Month

National Pet Month

In the United States, National Pet Month is celebrated in April. It was created to encourage responsible pet ownership and to celebrate the human-animal bond. Pets provide companionship and unconditional love, and...

What to consider when choosing a new vet?

What to consider when choosing a new vet?

The decision to find a new veterinarian is not an easy one. Whether you are moving to a new area, looking for a vet who specializes in a particular area, or aren't...

National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

National Pet First Aid Awareness Month

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), approximately 57% of households in the United States own at least one pet. That's a lot of furry and feathered friends who need our...

Can Good Oral Health lead to a longer life?

Can Good Oral Health lead to a longer life?

Everyone has heard of brushing their teeth twice a day and flossing, but how many people know about pet dental care? Regular dental visits and the use of toothpaste and toothbrushes can...

Spring is on it's way: What does that mean for your pet?

Spring is on it's way: What does that mean for your pet?

Spring is on the way and with the changing seasons comes new responsibilities for pet owners. This is good news for pet owners who dread the cold but also want to enjoy...

What Does VOHC Mean for Pet Parents?

What Does VOHC Mean for Pet Parents?

Nearly half of Americans now share their lives with a furry friend, which can come with its own benefits. However, pet owners are often unaware of the importance of dental care for...

Stages of Periodontal Disease

Stages of Periodontal Disease

Healthy Teeth Inflammation of the gums in response to the presence of tartar and bacteria. You may observe some swelling of the gums. A thin red line on the gums next to...

National Train Your Dog Month

National Train Your Dog Month

National Train Your Dog Month is a time to educate people on the benefits of training their pets. Training provides you with the ability to communicate and teach your dog obedience, manners,...