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The Dirty Truth About Fleas

When fleas are spotted in the home, it’s our pets that take the blame. But did you know that for every flea you see, there could be a much bigger problem hiding in the bedding, carpets, furniture and floorboards of your home? The truth is, flea eggs, maggot-like larvae and pupae represent 95 percent of […]

How to Keep Your Pet Healthy During Any Season

Americans love pets – to the tune of 62 percent of all households with at least one pet in residence, according to the Humane Society of the United States. Statistics show that 72.9 million homes accommodate approximately 78.2 million dogs and 86.4 million cats. With so many four-legged friends among us, pet health is a […]

Enjoy the Warm Weather With Outdoor Activities That Come Naturally To Your Pet

During the long, cold winter months, dogs are unable to enjoy the outdoor activities that put into use their natural senses to play, run and fetch. To protect themselves and their dogs from the frigid air, many dog owners avoid the outdoors – only bringing their pets outside for a brief walk, or to load […]

Beyond Bird Seed: The Meal Backyard Birds Are Craving

Think about your favorite restaurant. Sure, you probably enjoy the ambiance and service, but it’s really the delicious food that keeps you going back, right? When it comes to attracting birds to your backyard this season, keep in mind the same principle applies for them. They’ll appreciate the water and shelter you provide, but what […]

Your Pet’s Health: Debunking Common Myths

If you are a pet owner, your pet is a beloved member of your family. You buy treats and toys and sometimes even costumes to keep your pet happy and an integral part of the family. But, what about your pet’s health? In the midst of all the fun, it is vital that pet owners […]

Adopting an Extra Cat Adds Fun and Another Furry Friend to Your Home

People are social and we all highly value our interactions with friends and family. While you might not think the same of cats, people who have more than one can attest that having multiple cats can make everyone in the household – two-legged and four-legged – a little happier. “Cats need stimulation, friendship, companionship, play […]

The Answers to Your Flea Problems Finally Revealed!

By Dr Mark Perissinotto When the war on fleas starts to become a losing battle it might be time to re-assess your current flea prevention techniques in order to get to the bottom of why these little blood-sucking creatures are still successfully invading your home and living on your pets. It can be extremely frustrating […]

Top 10 Questions For Your Veterinarian

Being a veterinarian is a tough job. After all, veterinarians have to treat patients who can’t explain where it hurts or follow health instructions more complex than “sit” or “stay.” That’s why communication between pet owners and veterinarians is so important. Sharing information about how your pet is behaving – including eating, drinking, sleeping, urinating […]