Strawberry ‘Ice Cream’ Dog Treat Recipe

This homemade ice cream option is more nutritious than your traditional dog treat, and contains beneficial ingredients to support a healthy coat and skin.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Pet from Ticks

Notorious for being difficult to find and remove, ticks can cause serious health problems for pets by spreading diseases, some of which can even be transmitted to humans.

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Holiday Food Safety for Pets

We all know that the best part of the holiday season isn’t the presents: it’s all the delicious food that we get to enjoy from Thanksgiving to Christmas and beyond. While we may be tempted to share these culinary delights with our furry companions, not everything that is good to us is good for our pets.

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A Day in the Life of a Vet Tech

Getting started in the veterinary field wasn’t planned, but it is definitely right where I belong. I can’t imagine doing anything else.

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5 Common Health and Behavioral Changes in Senior Dogs

As humans age, we often spend more time at the doctors and we need to make more adjustments to our routine and our homes to help keep us comfortable. The same holds true for senior dogs.

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Emergency Preparedness with Pets

Disasters and emergencies are usually surprises, leaving us with little time to prepare for the worst. Sometimes these situations may require us to evacuate our homes for a few hours, days, or even permanently. In a time of emergency, health is our most important asset, and the same can be said for our pets. For preparedness, keeping an evacuation pack, or “evac pack” on hand is a proactive way to keep pets healthy and safe in case of emergency.

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