Category Archives: Pet Health & Safety

Choosing a Dog Leash

Every dog owner needs to have a leash. Choosing the right leash can save you a lot of pain and anguish, especially as your dog is learning to walk with you on his leash. The best leash is one that is 4-6 feet long, depending on the size of the dog. Puppies and small dogs…
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Preparing for Emergency Evacuations

Hurricanes and other natural disasters are a fact of life, whether you live in Florida or any other part of the world.  We all know we should have a disaster plan in place in, and many of us have taken steps to assure we're ready to evacuate in the event of an emergency.  But when you…
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Signs of Diabetes in Cats

In recent years, there's been an alarming number of cats that have developed diabetes, which is the inability to produce enough insulin to balance blood sugar levels. It causes a multitude of health problems, so controlling the disease is critically important.  Like diabetes in humans, diabetes in cats can often be managed with diet, medication and exercise, but…
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New Years Resolutions for You and Your Pets

Christmas is over and now it's time to think about your New Years resolutions. There's a good chance that, if you're an American, your New Years Resolution will involve some form of diet and exercise.  In fact, the number 1 resolution, year after year, is to lose weight.  So today, we want to encourage you…
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What Dog Breeds Live the Longest?

When our clients are shopping for a new dog, one of the questions they often ask is "Which breeds have the longest life expectancy?"  It's only natural for owners to want a dog that will live a long, happy life with their family. But there's a very important point to be made about a dog's…
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Cat Exercise Wheel

Looking for the perfect gift for the cat who has everything?  This is a very cool product, especially for cats who are in serious need of more regular exercise.  It allows your cat to get up a full head of steam, but it takes up very little space, so it's great for apartments.  Check it…
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Pet Cancer Awareness Month!

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, so let's get aware!  Here are a few things every pet owner should know about the disease: Cancer accounts for nearly 50% of all disease-related pet deaths each year.   Approximately 1 in 4 dogs develops a tumor of some kind during his lifetime.  Dogs get cancer at roughly…
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