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Acupuncture for Pets: Is It a Viable Option?

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Some people swear by the positive effects of acupuncture, and if your pet has chronic pain, joint problems, inflammation or other common ailments, maybe you have wondered if acupuncture can work for your pet, too. Well, some veterinarians say it can. Acupuncture is not necessarily the right option for everyone, so it’s always important to discuss your pet’s personal medical conditions with ...

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Is South Carolina’s Sago Palm Plant Poisonous to Pets?

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Sago Palm plants are commonly used to liven up the landscape or decorate the indoors. Originally from Japan, their popularity has spread across the U.S., particularly in South Carolina and warm, southern climates. Despite their widespread acceptance into homes across the nation, the beautiful palms can wreak serious havoc. Every single part of the Sago Palm is highly toxic if ...

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Traveling With a Sick Pet

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For many Americans, the holiday season means travel, visiting family and friends and occasionally bringing our furry family members along for the ride. Traveling with a pet already creates additional responsibilities, but what if your pet is ill? Is traveling with a sick pet safe? Are there limitations you should consider? Unfortunately, some of our canine and feline companions have ...

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Protecting Your Pup From the Dog Flu

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‘Tis the season for colds, stomach bugs and the dreaded influenza. Annually, many Americans make it a priority to go out and get their flu shot. If you fall into this category, have you ever considered getting a flu shot for your dog? Can your canine companion even get the flu? You may be surprised to learn that he can, ...

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Can Dogs Eat Mushrooms?

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During spring and summer, most of our dogs love running around outside and exploring the backyard, local park or any area they can easily let loose. While the exercise is great, sometimes our pets may roam out of our sight and experience the world with their taste buds. Most of the time this is harmless, but occasionally, it can pose ...

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Do Pets Help Reduce Anxiety and Depression?

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An alarmingly high number of people both in the U.S. and abroad suffer from anxiety and depression. While dealing with these can be dreadfully difficult, did you know pets can help? Study after study has shown that pets help improve both mental and physical health in a plethora of ways. If you are experiencing anxiety, depression or stress, or you ...

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Looking to Adopt? Consider These Local Animal Shelters

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We love our furry friends and dear pets. Not only are they man’s best friend, but they’re part of the family. If you’re considering adding a new bundle of fluff to the clan, what are some of the best local animal shelters you can adopt from? If you live in the Summerville area and have started searching for your next ...

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Is a Grain-Free Diet Safe for Your Cat?

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Whether a result of celiac disease, an effort to stay healthy or just the desire to cut out gluten, many people have started the gluten-free diet. It’s a popular trend among people, but it has recently been gaining popularity among pet cats as well. If you’ve heard of it, you may be wondering if either a grain-free or gluten-free diet ...

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How Much Should My Dog Sleep Everyday?

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Maybe you just brought home a new puppy, and you’re surprised at how much she is sleeping. On the other hand, maybe you noticed your aging dog spends more hours asleep than awake. Should you be worried? It is completely normal for dogs to sleep more than humans. If the sleeping becomes too excessive, it may be worth looking into ...

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Aggression in Cats

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Cats are lovable, loyal, lifelong companions, and being able to cuddle up with your kitty truly is one of those beautiful, simple joys in life. That makes it even more upsetting then when sweet Sophie swats at you or scratches you. Unfortunately, aggression in cats is not uncommon. Did you know aggression is the second leading cause of owners taking ...

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