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Holiday Pet Safety Tips

First thing’s first: pick your the tree! Whether you’ve always had good luck with pets and trees or your tree gets knocked down every year by inquisitive, excited dogs or cats, there are some basic holiday pet safety tips everyone should know. For instance, it’s important to think about whether you’re going to have an artificial tree or a live tree. Live trees are often treated with chemicals to make them last longer. Those chemicals can leach into the water at their bases and be lapped up by thirsty dogs and cats. Of course, that’s dangerous to them, so you want...

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Why Mixed Breed Dogs Rock

December 2nd marks National Mutt Day, a day to celebrate mixed breed dogs and bring awareness to the number of mixed breed dogs waiting in shelters for homes. These dogs are often passed over by potential adopters because they aren’t “pure bred;” however, they tend to be some of the healthiest dogs and can have great personalities. We thought it would be a good opportunity to share a personal story of one of our employees’ favorite mutts and...

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Pet Nail Clipping Isn’t Cruel – Your Animals Will Thank You for it!

Although your pets may not seem to enjoy nail clipping, it benefits their health in several ways. Many creatures need to have their claws trimmed. They include cats, dogs, rabbits, birds and even guinea pigs. If a pet’s nails make clicking sounds on the floor, it probably means that you should trim them. The same is true when animals appear to have difficulty walking or perching. However, it’s best to take action before these symptoms develop.

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The Right Food & Diet Will Keep Older Dogs Feeling Young

Dog owners can keep older dogs feeling young by providing them with a regular supply of nutritious food. Aging canines often suffer from a variety of health problems, and the substances in their diet can either exacerbate or relieve these symptoms. Pet owners should strive to make good decisions about the food they give to a beloved canine companion. The pet food should contain ingredients that reduce inflammation, promote blood circulation and support the dog’s immune system.

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Adopt A Senior Pet Month

On Thanksgiving we give thanks for many things – home, family (including the furry members), good health, and more. Wouldn’t it be great to add another “thank you” to that? November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month, and senior pets would give you many thanks if you let them join your family. They’ll thank you forever for it, too, not...

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Providing the Best Animal Oncology in New Orleans

When your pet is diagnosed with cancer, you will need to find a veterinarian who is knowledgeable in animal oncology in New Orleans. This professional can develop a solid plan of treatment, including chemotherapy, radiation, or surgery.

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Keep The Canine Tooth Fairy Away with Better Oral Health for Dogs

Maintaining oral health for dogs is extremely important as a pet owner. As your puppy gets older, they may develop gum disease or lose teeth if their oral health is less than optimal. You can see if your dog’s teeth are in good shape by performing a sniff test. If their breath smells stronger than typical puppy breath, you might have a problem. Other than scheduling oral health checks with your veterinarian, you can use the following tips to make sure that your puppy’s teeth and gums are healthy for a lifetime.

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