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Pet Health & Tips

The Dos and Donts of Housetraining a New Puppy

Few things are as exciting as a new puppy. They are sweet, lovable, and so darn cute! Puppies are just like babies, and with each comes a whole new set of responsibilities; you have to teach them how to communicate

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

Our pet’s dental health is just as important as our own and although it may not seem like it now, teaching your pet to brush their teeth is a lot easier than you think! With just a few simple steps

How to Perform Dog CPR (infographic)

Prepare for a Pet Emergency In an emergency it’s a great idea to know basic first aid procedures, including how to do CPR on your dog. Before administering CPR for your pet, it’s a good idea to get some practice and

Ask a Veterinarian: Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)

What is Feline Leukemia Virus? Feline leukemia virus (normally abbreviated “FeLV”) is a contagious organism that is one of the most common infections of cats around the world. It is part of a family of viruses called “retroviruses” that are

How to Get Rid of Your Allergies and Keep Your Pet

Allergies are on the rise in America and more than 30% of adults and close to 40% of children suffer from various kinds of allergies. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, allergic diseases are the fifth leading