Boarding Your Pet

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Boarding your pet – joy, stress, excitement, dread…everything all rolled into one.  I’ve seen a lot of questions recently that arise from people who have certain expectations when they board their pet.  These expectations, when unfulfilled create a less than desired experience.  I believe most of these misconceptions happen because it is difficult to think of […]

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Responsibility Bites

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Linked ahead is the horrific news story (with pictures) of the news story about a guy in New Charleston arrested on animal cruelty charges.  He is charged with duct taping a dog’s muzzle closed.  I almost can’t look at the picture.  It seems like lately I’ve been more hyper aware of abandoned, abused and mistreated […]

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Spoiling Your Pet

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Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, what better way to spend it than spoiling your pets.  Who needs fancy chocolates, vibrant roses or sappy cards when you have a pair of big brown eyes looking up at you. Homemade Toys There are tons of websites out there that show you how to turn […]

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Holiday Stresses

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If there’s one thing that I noticed when browsing through pages, it’s that there is a lot of information on what to make sure your pet -doesn’t- get into during the holidays.  Chocolate, tinsel (who uses -that- anymore?!), poinsettias, and the list goes on and on.  Don’t get me wrong, these lists are important.  There’s just […]

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Winning the War Against Dental Disease

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Dental disease is often a complex problem.  Many pets don’t show initial signs when they are suffering from any assortment of dental abnormalities.  It is now common knowledge that dental disease can cause serious problems in the major organs for pets that are affected.  Just like in people, preventative care goes a long way in […]

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