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Dog Halloween Costumes That Your Veterinarian Will Approve

Dog Costumes That Don’t Keep Pet Safety in the Dark With a wide variety of dog Halloween costumes to choose from, picking a costume for your pooch can seem daunting. So we’d like to make it a little easier for

Ten Dog Breeds with Envious Locks!

The dog world is full of unique body shapes, styles, and hair. Some dog breeds are just known for their good looks. These breeds are the envy of would-be pet parents and the perfect playground for pet groomers and mobile

Protecting Cats & Dogs in Hot Cars: A Veterinarian’s Perspective

On July 24, a new law goes into effect in Washington to protect pets from some of the dangers of being left unattended in a vehicle—whether that be excessive heat or cold, or lack of ventilation or water. Under the

Foxtails: How to Keep Your Pet Safe

It’s peak season for foxtails on the western coast of the United States and Canada, and every pet owner should be aware of their harmful effects on pet health. These seeds are barbed—like fish hooks—and can latch on to your cat or

6 Tips For a Pet-Friendly Firework Celebrations

Whether you’re celebrating Canada Day or Independence Day, fireworks can be hazardous and scary to our furry companions. While some pets may enjoy the commotion of these holidays, the backyard barbecues and plentiful fireworks can be stressful and hazardous for many.