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Dog Preventive Care

Top 10 Holiday Safety Tips for Pets

The holiday season is a time of giving and joy for many families. However, for pets, there are some dangers that come along with the holiday festivities. During this season, it is important to keep in mind some of the hazards for pets while still enjoying the holidays together.

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The Latest Canine Influenza Outbreak: What You Need to Know

By Nicole Abrego

Since 2017, Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) has emerged in California, with the most recent cases taking place in the Bay Area as of January 2018. First reported three years ago in Chicago, CIV has made its way to over 40 states and is considered endemic in dogs in the United States.

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Take a Hike! Top 6 Benefits of Walking Your Dog

Did someone say, “W-A-L-K”? Whether you’re exploring a new trail or hitting your tried-and-true neighborhood loop, taking regular walks with your dog can have many positive effects on her health—and yours.

Here are the top six reasons you should add a stroll with your best friend to your daily routine:

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Feeding grain-free? Your dog may be at risk for heart disease

By Jennifer Reed

In veterinary medicine, we have the ability to treat a myriad of conditions—from sensitive stomachs to skin issues and everything in between—with the help of balanced, therapeutic diets. But what happens when what we feed actually causes health problems for our pets? An alarming trend is causing veterinary professionals to take a closer look at the link between popular pet diets and heart disease.

 

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