4 Household Items Poisonous to Pets

4 Household Items Poisonous to Pets

For Poison Prevention Month, we wanted to talk about some common household items that you might not think twice about. Many pet owners know some of the common things that are poisonous for pets. Today, we want to share with you a few common, dangerous household items...

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Pet Food Recall

Pet Food Recall

Hill’s Pet Nutrition is voluntarily recalling select canned dog food products due to potentially elevated levels of vitamin D. While vitamin D is an essential nutrient for dogs, ingestion of elevated levels can lead to potential health issues depending on the level of...

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5 Spring Safety Tips for Your Pets

5 Spring Safety Tips for Your Pets

Our team is committed to educating our clients in how to keep your pets healthy year round! Spring is in the air, and, as winter fades, you should keep in mind some potential pet health hazards that come along with the warmer temperatures.  Here are 5 ways to keep...

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Be Mindful Of These Dangerous Thanksgiving Foods For Pets

Be Mindful Of These Dangerous Thanksgiving Foods For Pets

When we think of Thanksgiving, we think of family, food, and fun! Even better, our pets get to partake in the fun with us! However, there are certain foods that can cause serious issues for your pet. Today, we have some tips on foods to keep away from your pet and...

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How To Calm Your Pet on The Fourth of July

How To Calm Your Pet on The Fourth of July

With our close proximity to our nation's capital, there are so many wonderful Fourth of July events here in Frederick, MD! Of course, our good time might not be felt by our companions. While we understand and expect the loud bangs and booms of the Fourth, your pet...

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Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

Euthanasia: Saying Goodbye

It's not easy to say goodbye to cherished pets, even those that have lived long, happy lives. Although you may hate the thought of life without your pet, euthanasia can be the kindest decision you can make when your friend is suffering. Making the Decision If your pet...

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Adopting a Pet From a Rescue Group

Adopting a Pet From a Rescue Group

Are you interested in adopting a pet from a rescue group but aren't sure if it's the best option for you? We answer a few common questions about rescue groups and explain how adoptions work. What Is the Difference Between Shelters, Humane Societies, and Rescue Groups?...

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What is Mange?

What is Mange?

Has your pet suddenly started losing hair? Mange may be to blame. The common skin condition affects dogs, cats and rabbits, causing a variety of uncomfortable symptoms. Tiny Mites Cause Big Problems Mange is caused by a mite infestation. The microscopic parasites...

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Protect Your Pet from Painful Paw Pad Burns

Protect Your Pet from Painful Paw Pad Burns

Have you ever tried to walk across the beach barefoot on a very hot day? After the first few steps, you probably set a new speed record as you sprinted to the water, or maybe you gave in and put on your sandals before taking another step. Your pet experiences the same...

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Is Coconut Oil Good for Pets?

Is Coconut Oil Good for Pets?

Have you been looking for a natural way to improve your pet's health? Try coconut oil. The oil has been credited with improving a variety of human health problems, ranging from poor digestion to kidney stones. It not only makes your skin look softer and smoother, but...

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