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Do You Know How to Prepare for an Approaching Storm?

April 24, 2018

The recent hurricane season ravaged numerous areas of the country. For those spared from the damage and destruction, television and social media kept everyone well informed of each storm's...

Why Do Dogs Sniff Butts?

April 17, 2018

Have you ever wondered why your dog is obsessed with sniffing another dog's butt? Well, what may seem disgusting to you with images of smelling stale dog poop is actually a very complex form of...

Do You Know the Primary Cause of Pet Obesity?

March 13, 2018

The answer is pet owners. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 73.7 percent of men in the U.S. are classified as overweight or have obesity; and approximately 66.9 percent of...

Have You Been Considering an Emotional Support Animal?

March 7, 2018

Most people don't know the difference between a service dog and an emotional assistance animal. To be honest, a grey area exists especially when the emotional support animal is a dog. According to...

Essential Oils Can Be Harmful to Family Pets

February 9, 2018

New trends come and go every year but some have more staying power than others do. In 2017, one of those trends really caught on, becoming extremely popular with kits available in several stores....

Biologist Developing Pet Translator

February 7, 2018

While most pet owners are adept at figuring out what their dog or cat is trying to communicate, there are still times where people want to have a real conversation with their furry friends. That...

Why Your Dog Eats Grass?

January 19, 2018

Your best friend clearly isn't a grazing animal like a cow or goat. So you might be confused when they suddenly start munching down on blades of grass. Although there is no consensus of opinion or...

Is It Time for a Trip to the Dog Park?

January 16, 2018

With leash laws being enforced in most areas of North Florida, allowing your dog to run free is becoming increasingly restrictive. However, that is probably a good thing. Even a sidewalk stroll...

Tips for Cat Owners to Survive the Holidays

December 7, 2017

The holidays are supposed to be a joyful time of the year. However, if you want to stay out of the vet's office, you need to develop a strategy so your decorations can co-exist with your cat....

Give the Dog a Bone... or NOT!

December 5, 2017

You may remember a children's song called "This Old Man", where amongst the knick-knacks and paddy-whacks you are told to "Give the Dog a Bone". It makes sense. After all, the oldest depictions of...


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