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Finding a New Home for Your Pet

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This is something we don’t often like to think about, but in certain cases, it does become necessary for a pet owner to find a different home for his or her furry friend. It may be that the owner is aging and is no longer able to care for Scruffy anymore. Perhaps Fido has developed major behavioral and aggression issues ...

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Caring For an Aging Cat

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Caring for an aging cat can sometimes throw curveballs, even to long-time cat owners. Senior cats are more susceptible to diseases and health conditions, which at times can be difficult to navigate. If you are also a canine owner and need tips on caring for an aging dog, feel free to check out our post on How To Care for ...

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What Should Be In My Pet’s First Aid Kit?

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I was born to a very cautious, overly prepared mother. From day one, she always had a first aid kit handy, and if we ever went on vacation, it was always packed in with the rest of the luggage. In fact, this is probably common for most homes across America, and even workplaces have them on site. If you’re a pet ...

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The Truth About Declawing Your Cat: Is It Okay?

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Cat declawing in the United States is a controversial topic. With many people and organizations, including the Humane Society, leading the way in actively fighting against the procedure, some associations say that declawing your cat can be okay, if it’s done for medical reasons. That still leaves the question: Is declawing your cat okay? There may be some misconceived notions ...

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Saltwater Poisoning in Dogs: How to Keep Your Pet Safe

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August is arguably one of the hottest summer months. With such heat, it can be tempting to bring our dogs along to the beach with us and let them splash around in the ocean for hours. However, doing so can have devastating consequences. After one Florida man lost his dog to saltwater poisoning, he and other veterinarians have been using ...

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Should My Cat Be an Indoor Cat or an Outdoor Cat?

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It’s not uncommon to see cats wandering around outside and exploring. Many times, those cute little kitties look like they’re loving the adventure they’re on – exploring new smells, chasing bugs and getting fresh air. However, is having an outdoor cat preferable? What about letting your cat outside for a few hours a day so he can enjoy some sunshine ...

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Heat Stroke: What to do if Your Dog Overheats

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It’s only May, and so far, South Carolina has already experienced some 90-degree days. The heat and humidity will only continue to worsen as spring gives way to summer. While the heat may be a welcomed warmth for some people after the cooler winter weather, our pets, who are covered in fur, may not be as excited about it as ...

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6 Signs of a Bad Pet Sitter

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Our pets are a part of our families. When we hire babysitters, we make sure we have someone completely trustworthy, reliable, caring and responsible to watch our children. Choosing the right pet sitter is just as important of a decision as choosing the right babysitter. While we take pride in taking the best care of the pets we watch, unfortunately, ...

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Treating Broken Bones in Dogs

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With summer just around the corner, there is no limit to the kinds of adventures you and your pet can go on. However, increased activity levels can lead to an increased risk for injury. Many times, injuries sustained during playtime are minor and not a cause for concern. However, if your dog falls, runs into the street while playing fetch ...

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The Pungent Pooch: Removing Skunk Smell from Your Dog

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If you’re reading this article, it’s possible the worst has happened – your pet has fallen victim to a skunk’s most lethal weapon – its smelly spray. The problem is, where do you go from here? You certainly don’t want your poor dog walking around smelling like a skunk! First, it’s important to remember that if this has happened to ...

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