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3 Ways Your Cat Can Safely Experience the Outdoors

If you want your cat to experience the mental stimulation that the outdoors provides but you’re worried about the risks, here are 3 ways you can help keep your cat safe.
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Why is My Dog Straining to Poop?

Read on to learn the common causes of dogs straining to poop and if you should take your dog to the vet, or speak with a vet online.
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What is Miliary Dermatitis in Cats?

Miliary dermatitis cause itchy skin and uncomfortable scabs on your cat’s body, but the condition can be eliminated with treatment options. Learn more about feline miliary dermatitis today.
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Does Your Dog Have Cushing’s Disease?

Cushing’s Disease is a manageable disease in dogs that causes high levels of cortisol. Learn about the proper management and treatment options for your dog's Cushing's Disease today.
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How to Manage Your Cat’s Feline Diabetes

Finding out that your cat has feline diabetes is scary, but the condition is manageable. With careful management, your diabetic cat can live many more happy years with you.
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Help! My Dog’s Eyeball is Swollen

Your dog’s swollen eyes are also known as blepharitis, a condition that refers to inflammation in the eyes, eyelids, and the tissues around the eye.  Though it isn’t an immediate medical emergency, swollen eyes are a common symptom of many different medical conditions, so it’s important to monitor your dog’s symptoms and check in with your vet to keep your dog feeling their best.  This article will guide you through common causes of eye swelling in dogs, as well as potential treatment options to help your dog feel better soon.  Symptoms of Blepharitis in Dogs Because blepharitis is a symptom
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Caring for Your Cat with Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP)

Learn about types of Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) and caring for cats with FIP.
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Why Is My Cat Sneezing?

Cats may sneeze because there’s a tickle in their nose, dust or allergens in the area, or a particularly potent smell in the room. However, if your cat frequently sneezes, they could have an upper respiratory infection (URI).  Like the common cold in humans, URIs affect your kitty’s sinuses, leaving them feeling stuffy and needing rest. This article will guide you through the causes, symptoms, and potential treatment of an upper respiratory infection.   How Can Your Cat Contract an Upper Respiratory Infection? A viral infection is the most common cause (80%-90% of all cases) of URIs in cats. Different viruses

What to Do When Your Cat Hates Going to the Vet

The experience of taking your cat to the vet can be a stressful experience for both of you. Cats are attached to their home territory and are most comfortable with routine and a familiar environment. Getting into a carrier, traveling in a car, and being examined by a stranger can cause a lot of anxiety. If you struggle with your cat’s regular vet exams, here are six tips that can make your next vet visit easier for both you and your feline friend.  6 Tips to Make Taking Your Cat to the Vet Easier Taking your cat to the vet

What to Ask Before Taking Your Dog to a New Doggy Daycare

With the shortage of available spots at doggy daycares, it can be tempting to sign up for any place that has availability. However, it’s necessary to carefully consider your pet’s safety and level of care at their new daycare. Here are some questions to ask before choosing a daycare facility for your dog.  When Can I Take a Tour of the Facility?  Request a tour before you register and drop off your dog. When you walk through the facility, make sure it is clean and sanitary. If there is a foul smell or it appears untidy, the facility may be