Pet Reports

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Caring For Your Aging Pet

As our pets age, we have to take special care to meet with their changing needs.


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Cat Safety Collars

It may be difficult at first to get your free-spirited cat to wear a collar but in the end it’s worth it. It could just save your cat’s life.


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Bloat In Dogs

Bloat is an extremely serious illness of which most people are unaware even exists.


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Dangers Of Declawing

There have been many misconceptions regarding the declawing of a cat. Before any decisions are made, it’s best that you are fully aware of the facts first.


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Reasons Why Dogs Are Fearful Of Caps, Hats And Beards

As a canine behavior specialist, I am always asked these types of questions: “Why is my dog afraid of my husband in a baseball cap?” or “Why is he barking at my friend who he knows whenever she wears a hat?”


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Reasons Dogs Consume Grass And Dirt

It seems that every dog consumes a bit of grass every now and then without posing an issue but when it (like anything else) becomes excessive, it’s time to take notice.


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Your Dog’s Nose Knows…Instinctively

Your dog’s nose certainly knows a lot of information. Dogs accurately rely on their sense of smell for almost everything. It’s how they recognize the world around them.


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High Rise Syndrome

Now that it’s warm, many people open their windows to enjoy a breeze or two but make sure to keep your pets safe in the process.


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Canine Socialization

For dogs, socialization is extremely important. They are pack animals, after all, and without socialization, there is potential for a dog to become fearful, anxious, lonely and isolated. Unfortunately, this can bring on severe stress and unpredictable behavior.


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Metronomic Chemotherapy For Canines

Metronomic Chemotherapy offers smaller but more frequent doses of chemotherapy medication and instead of directly attacking the tumor, it seeks out the cells that line the blood vessels to the tumor thereby blocking the blood supply to the cancerous growth.


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Heatstroke In Dogs And Cats

Heatstroke in dogs and cats is an emergency situation.


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Canine Humping Behavior

Observe your dog for other signals to see if fear, stress or excitement is a factor. Redirect beforehand and create structure for your dog to follow daily. If growling or biting accompanies this behavior, seek the help of a professional.


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Reasons Not To Shave Your Dog In The Summer

It may seem necessary to you to shave your dog in the hot summer months, but it seems to be in their best interest NOT to, and here’s why.


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Soaring Temperatures In Parked Cars

With summer’s intense heat, we must keep in mind the safety of our companion animals.


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Breeds Have Traits But Every Dog Is Different

Your dog is as unique as you are so when it comes to breed specific information, don’t choose a dog based on generalizations.