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If you didn’t care, you wouldn’t want to learn. And as someone who, most definitely, cares about their pet, you’ve come to this page seeking answers to your question. Right?

Well, as pet experts we’re pretty sure we’ll able to provide you with the response to your query. We suggest searching the list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) outlined below. If you cannot find your question in the list below we invite you to submit your question to us directly.

8 Things You Should Never Feed to Dogs and Cats
Veterinarians are finding that many of our most delicious foods, even healthy ones, can be deadly to animals. Who knew that a few sticks of sugar-free gum could kill your dog? Evidently many people don’t, but the veterinarians who spoke to AlterNet tell us they’re seeing more animals coming in with hypoglycemia after eating as little as a stick. And even if the animal’s blood sugar returns to normal, there’s quite a bit of concern that liver damage, and possibly death, may follow… Read More.

Which bone should your dog chew?
Hollow Bones: Work the Incisors (front row) of teeth. As your dog digs for the tasty, sweet marrow, the canines (fangs) are scraped clean… Read More.

February is National Pet Dental Health Month
Don’t turn your nose to Fido’s or Fluffy’s bad breath! That odor might signify a serious health risk, with the potential to damage not only your pet’s teeth and gums but its internal organs as well… Read More.

Trimming Your Cat’s Waistline
Did you know that more than 50% of cats are substantially heavier than their ideal body weight? Sometimes it can be hard for pet parents to determine if their cat is overweight, because not everyone completely understands what a cat in healthy weight looks like… Read More.

Twelve Pet Tips for Christmas
The holidays present many hazards for pets. The same things that make Christmas special to people may cause problems for their animals. Here are Twelve Pet Tips for Christmas to keep your companion animals safe, healthy and happy… Read More.

Winter Safety
Well it’s about that time of year again…the days are shorter and nights colder.  Time to start thinking about changing to snow tires, turning the heat in the house back on, and putting your winter clothes back into rotation.  With all the prep we do to winterize our lives… Read More.

Halloween Safety Tips for Pets
Although trick-or-treating and dressing up in costumes may be tons of fun for your little ones, Halloween can be downright spooky for your four-legged loved ones. Read More.

Recognizing Possible Signs of Pain in Your Pet
No one likes the thought of their loved one being in pain; see this list to know what symptoms to look for. Read More.

Parked Car Heat Effects: Keeping Your Dogs Safe
Watch this brief video as Veterinarian, Dr. Ernie Ward, sits in his car with the windows cracked open on a summer day. Read More.

Benefits of Chews
Chewing helps dogs of all ages in a number of ways. Provide Dental Benefits: Chewing on chews is good for your dog’s teeth. The vast majority of dogs that are treated for dental problems are dogs that have not chewed enough, whether they are chews or treats. Read more.

Food Allergies
Skin, coat, and gastrointestinal (GI) problems can often be associated with food allergies in dogs and cats. Read More.

Separation Anxiety
Many dogs experience separation anxiety when left alone. They will often whine, bark, cry, howl, chew, dig, scratch at the door, soil the house or destroy your home and yard. We often unintentionally train our dogs to behave this way because whenever they… Read More.

Who’s walking whom?
Many pet dog owners struggle to teach their dog to walk on a loose leash. That’s because it’s so counterintuitive for a dog to walk beside their owner. Normally, an off-leash, untrained dog would range wherever its nose takes it; travelling faster than a human walks… Read More.

All Life Stages… it just makes sense
When searching for a pet food many are overwhelmed by the number of options that are available. There are puppy foods, juvenile, adult, large breed adult, senior; the list goes on. Many pet food companies… Read more.