Archives for August 2015

Top 7 Reasons to Walk Your Dog!

January is National Walk Your Pet Month, and for the most perfect reason. The beginning of the year is when those resolution lists start coming out, the year is new, the ambitions are high, and it’s the best time of year to start new habits. Your dog is the same way! Whether you start the year fresh with new walking habits, or hire a great dog walker to help you, your Pooch will be the happiest kid on the block.

Take advantage of these benefits each time you grab those shoes for a walk around the park!

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Financial Options for Quality Veterinary Care: Pet Insurance & Other Resources

As an Emergency Veterinary Technician, I found myself in many different situations when working with clients and their pets. All too often I saw clients shocked by the expense of an unexpected illness, and patients who didn’t receive the medical care they needed. Sometimes these visits can reach upwards to $1,000-$2,000, or even more depending on the type of procedure that is recommended.  Proper planning (yes, it’s on you!) can make a huge difference financially for these accidents or unexpected illnesses. This article touches on pet insurance, as well as other resources and organizations that provide financial assistance.  [Read more…]

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Surviving the Dog Days of Summer: 7 Hot Tips to Know!

It’s getting hotter out there, and you know what that means! More sunshine, more swimming, more sand, snowcones and surf. With the hotter temperatures, it’s inevitable that you and your pup will be spending more time outside. Here are some wonderful tips to make sure you play safe!

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Litter Box Tips For Happy & Healthy Cats!

Litter Box & Cat Behavior 101

Cats have been programmed for thousands of years to cover their waste. In the wild, this helped to eliminate the cat’s scent and elude predators. Most cats are naturally attracted to a litter box because it provides a place for them to do just that. Without proper maintenance, however, you run the risk of encouraging your kitty to find other places to take care of their business (such as on clothes in a laundry hamper, or on your bed or sofa). I’m 100% certain that those aren’t going to fly in your house. So what to do?  [Read more…]

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