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Visual Aid Guide Dogs: Dogs That See For You

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Visual Aid Guide Dogs: Dogs That See For You

They say that a dog’s a man’s best friend, but that’s not all. Dogs should be held near our hearts because they can guide us and others in other ways too; one great example of this can be found in service dogs. Service dogs are dogs that are specifically trained to help their owners (who may be physically or mentally disabled) to navigate their everyday life. Service dogs are well known and well respected across the country for their help. Today, we’ll be focusing on one specific type of service dog: those who help their visually impaired owners, also known...

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Wash Your Dog’s Teeth!

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Wash Your Dog’s Teeth!

What’s one part of pet health that is often forgotten by a lot of fur-baby owners? If you guessed dental hygiene, then you’re right! Pet dental care is essential to address, because if you haven’t noticed, pets don’t exactly brush their teeth on their own - they have no means to! Although your pet will have his dental hygiene checked with every visit to the vet, that doesn’t mean you as an owner can’t take some precautions.  According to the American Veterinary Program, having your pet’s teeth checked regularly can prevent many problems, including but not limited to:  Bad breath...

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Spooky Safety Tips For Your Pets!

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Spooky Safety Tips For Your Pets!

It’s that spooky time of the year again! That’s right, with Halloween just around the corner, it’s time to get the candy bars out and keep the pooches in! Here’s a couple ways you can keep your loved ones safe during large scale Halloween events, such as trick or treating. Many of these tips have been approved by ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals).  Keep your pooches away from the treats! As dog owners may know especially, chocolate is very toxic for dogs. What you may forget is that it also toxic for cats, so make sure none of your pets...

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Earthquake Preparedness Day

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Earthquake Preparedness Day

Every third Thursday of October is celebrated for being National Earthquake Preparedness Day. Those who live in earthquake-prone zones (looking at you, California) know what it’s like to wake up to the whole world crumbling around them. It can be quite a scary experience, no matter how big or small the earthquake may be. It can be especially difficult if you have a pet, who has no idea what’s happening. It’s crucial that you and your pets stay safe during such difficult situations, which is why we have some tips on how you can protect yourself and your family during...

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Veterinary Technician Week

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Veterinary Technician Week

What exactly is a veterinary technician?

Every year, from October 11th to 17th, people and pet lovers all over the nation celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week. This day is dedicated primarily to all the hardworking vets that keep our pets safe, healthy, and happy!

How can you support your local veterinary technician? Let us give you ideas.

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