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Keeping Your Dog Happy & Healthy in Fall to Winter

When fall is here, winter’s just right around the corner. That means cold and colder. Your dog might love to cuddle up with you in front of the fireplace, but you guys can’t stay like that forever. Here’s how you can keep your favorite mutt safe and in good spirits this holiday season.

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4 Things to Ask Before Choosing an Animal Clinic

If you move to a new location or adopt a companion animal, you will need to find a nearby clinic to help care for the newest member of your family. It is important to find a veterinarian that you can trust. This experienced professional will be a valued resource for your pet’s well-being. When choosing an animal clinic, ask family, friends and co-workers for recommendations. You should also call and make appointments to visit several animal clinics. Here are four things to consider when choosing an animal clinic:

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How Can I Be a Responsible Dog Owner?

September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month. Most people are aware that their dog needs regular veterinary visits for vaccinations and checkups. However, did you know there are several things as a dog owner you can do at home besides basic care that can go a long way?

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Picking the Best New Orleans Bird Vet for Your Pet

If you have a pet bird, it is important to take it to the vet at least once per year for a standard checkup. You should also set an appointment if you notice any signs of illness, such as if your bird is losing its feathers or is not eating well. Unfortunately, providing proper care can be difficult to do if you don’t know of a good New Orleans bird vet. Luckily, following these tips will help you find the right veterinary professional for your bird’s care.

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My Dog Stopped Eating – Is Something Wrong?

If your dog has stopped eating, should you worry? While the majority of adult dogs can safely skip meals for a couple of days, most pet owners are understandably concerned if their canine companion displays an abrupt change in eating habits. Anorexia, the term veterinarians use to describe an animal’s loss of appetite, can have several causes. It may require a little detective work and some assistance from your vet to discover the reason behind your pet’s problem.

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The Routine Vet Exam for Cats – Unnecessary Evil or Essential Kitty Care?

Many people avoid bringing their cats in for a vet exam for numerous reasons. For some, the stress of capturing their furry feline friend and bringing them into an unknown environment is enough reason to avoid a veterinary visit. Other people follow the old way of thinking that cats don’t need routine checkups and prefer to wait until their pet is obviously sick to have him or her examined. The problem with this way of thinking is that by the time your cat acts like its sick, the underlying disease process can be far along in its progression, which...

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Understanding the Precautions Taken During Animal Surgery

Animal surgery is vastly different from the medical procedures performed on human patients. One characteristic the two kinds of surgery share, however, is the fact that both involve risks that can be reduced by taking special safety precautions. If you have a pet, it’s important that you understand the potential hazards of surgery before your friend undergoes any procedure.

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