It’s National Kids & Pets Day

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Keeping your dog happy and engaged

Many owners complain about their dogs destroying their things and home!  If your dog is chewing or scratching up your belongings or home, then he is not receiving the stimulation and activity he needs.  Try some of these tips to help keep your pet happy and engaged: Interactive toys can be a great distracter from […]

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Dr. Flanders Pet Food recommendations

Nutro Max Cat Nutro Natural Choice Healthy Skin & Coat Blue Buffalo Wilderness: Grain free Basics: Fish/Potato Good Treats Baby Carrots Cheerios Green Beans (raw/canned) Apples Ice cubes Elk Antler Chews Dog Kibble Blue Buffalo treats Bad Treats: Pig ears, rawhide, cow hoofs, Anything that eats corn can pass to the animal as a food […]

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Feline poisons

There are many hazards to watch out for if you have a feline.  These include your medicine cabinet such as NSAIDS (tylenol, advil, alieve) and antidepressents.  Felines cannot metabolize these products. If you are multi-pet household, always double check your flea treatments.  Your feline cannot break down the flea treatment in the k9 products.  So […]

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Fun Feline Facts

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Socialization of your canine

Socialization is helping our canines learn to communicate with us, fellow canines and other animals such as felines, farm animals etc.  Many people adopt a rescue canine, which presents special challenges in socialization.  You may never know what environments your canine has had and whether they are positive or negative. Socialization can take a very […]

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What’s that smell? So fido got sprayed by a skunk!

If you have a large dog, he probably likes his time outside to romp, play and sometimes get into mischief!  Our old dog many years ago, chased a skunk into our garage managing to get himself and the wall of our garage sprayed with the unpleasant odor!  So now what?!?! If the weather is mild, […]

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Why Spring Clean?

Dust mites are the most common household allergen causing allergic reactions in people and your pets!  Washing bedding including the pets beds and blankets and stuffed animals and vacuuming can control the allergic reactions and cut them down. Bacteria breeds on your pets water dishes and food bowls.  Did you know these can be washed […]

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Spring Cleaning 101

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Ticks

Ticks now pose a greater threat to dogs across the country than ever before. Now that the weather is warming up consistently, you need to be watching your dogs for them. Ticks are no longer just in the woods. They can be found in your bushes, flower beds and even on blades of grass. So […]

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