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The Most Wonderful Gift of All: Helping Shelter Pets this Holiday Season

If you love a pet, there are so many reasons to give thanks for them. Their unconditional love, endless enthusiasm, and happy companionship are only starters when it comes to the gifts pets bestow upon those who love them. In fact...

Top of the Wishlist: Holiday Pet Safety You Can Count On

The weeks between Halloween and New Year’s are arguably the most meaningful, dazzling, and fun, but that doesn’t mean we get to simply sit around and watch the holidays go by. Instead, we’re all booked solid with parties, shopping, gift exchanges, and cookie swaps. In the midst of all this frenzy, what is a pet to do with themselves? Without a proper nod to holiday pet safety, they could find themselves in danger.

Healing, Growth, And More: The Benefits Of Laser Therapy For Pets

Most people have a basic idea of what a laser is, but few of us are aware of its many functions and uses in modern medicine. Unlike other sources of light, a laser allows an intense amount of energy to be focused in a specific area...

Cat Care:  You Get What You Give

Cats are notoriously self-sufficient, but that doesn’t mean all you feline fanatics out there get a free pass. More and more, we’re understanding the value of prevention; many diseases and problems are preventable or better treated early in their progression...

That Sounds Off:  Pet Heart Murmurs

Has anyone ever told you that Fluffy has a heart murmur?” …This question is one that causes many pet owners to feel a little woozy but isn’t always as scary as it sounds...

Friendships, Fun, and More: The Benefits of Doggie Daycare

Socialization, the process by which your dog learns how to live peacefully in human and animal society, is an extremely important component of pet ownership. Properly socialized dogs are more confident, happier, and pose less risk to others and to themselves...

The Bite that Burns: Rattlesnake Safety for Pets

Here in California, snakes are a part of life. Thankfully, many of our native species are harmless, albeit a little disconcerting to find unexpectedly. We do, however, host several species that we need to be on the lookout for in order to keep our families safe.

Itchy Business: Allergies in Pets

Few of us escape some form of seasonal allergies in our lifetime – from runny noses to watery eyes, allergies are a common problem for people. You may also be surprised to learn they’re just as bothersome for our pets...

Pets and Pot: What You Need to Know

As marijuana becomes an accepted part of our culture, it is finding its way into more American homes. While its use has many reported benefits, it isn’t always a good thing when it comes to our animal friends. Pets and pot don’t really mix and it’s important for pet owners to be aware of marijuana toxicity in their furry friends.

The Ins and Outs of Pet Dental Care

Providing your pet with good dental care is arguably one of the most important things that you can do for your pet’s longevity and well-being. We know that those animals who receive good dental care often live several years longer than those who don’t...

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