Pet Care Info

This subject is close to my heart since recently losing a pet of my own. It’s incredibly devastating to lose a pet. They become members of our family, and we grieve for them in much the same way. I know that I have. This article offers some helpful advice about coping with the loss of […]

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The 4th of July is a fun time for parties and fireworks, but don’t forget your 4-legged friends! Here is a link to some tips that will your pup happy and safe this Independence Day: http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/fourth-july-safety-tips

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It’s finally here: the most wonderful time of the year! Don’t forget about your pets this holiday season. Here are some great holiday safety tips to consider! http://www.aspca.org/pet-care/pet-care-tips/holiday-safety-tips

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A LOT of my clients ask for advice about which collar/harness/leash they should use for walking their dogs. While I have some preferences of my own, I believe that this decision should be based on the individual needs of each dog and owner. For those still trying to decide which is the best choice for […]

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It seems unnecessary to a lot of us to give heartworm preventative to our pets in the winter, but it’s not! Mosquitoes can be active throughout the year – even in the winter. This is especially true with the warm weather we can have here in NC! So make sure to give all your pets […]

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Here’s a great article on why cats eat plants. Most of the time, cats eating plants is normal and harmless. However, some plants are extremely toxic and even deadly to cats (and dogs). The article also contains a great link to a list of plants that are poisonous to cats, so please check it out […]

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Below is a great article on dog bite prevention. Dog bites are a serious risk, especially among children, who aren’t as skilled at recognizing signals of impending aggression from dogs. That being said, I strongly recommend that everyone read this article and keep the tips listed within in mind with every interaction you may have […]

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All dog owners should read this list and commit it to memory. A lot of people aren’t aware of many foods and substances that are toxic or even deadly to your dog. I saw this article and wanted to repost it because it is so important that dog owners are educated about these hazards. Please […]

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Dear Tabby, I’ve been thinking about putting my kitties on a raw diet. I’m on a budget, but want to make sure my cats eat as healthily as I do. Do you have any information or opinion on this, or any recipes? -Sarah A. Hi Sarah A., This topic is very interesting and controversial amongst […]

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Caring for your pet is serious business. Watch this column for information about how to do your part to enhance the quality of life for your pet.

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