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Barb S.

From the moment I found out our photographer Alan and I were going to visit one of our new partner companies, Vetco, I was excited for the opportunity to observe veterinarians and technicians take care of pets in the new world of the mobile Vetco clinic.

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Certified Veterinary Technicians, in order to maintain their certification, need to complete a certain number of hours of continuing education (CE). CE credits can be earned in a number of ways, including online courses, reading and reviewing professional papers, and attending conventions that offer a variety of classes on a variety of interests. I attended […]

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Winter. It’s a cold, hard fact, especially up here in “bitter-cold-ville,” where winter can be over six months long. But getting up and out is just as important in winter as in summer — even more so, since it takes unwavering motivation to go outside when the weather is chilly. Pet parents must use their […]

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Barb has the pleasure of chicken sitting when her neighbors are away. Here’s her account of her most recent sitting experience.

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Deer antlers are one of the hardest natural dog chews on the market, making them super for mega-chewers!

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Veterinarians are advising clients to be prepared early this year for ticks. Early spring is bringing out ticks early in unprecedented numbers.

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February 23 is Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day! Here are a few fun trivia facts plus what you can do to celebrate this doggitylicious day.

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Making yard cleanup easier for dog owners.

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Featured Employee Pet: Rudder

by Barb S. on September 12, 2011

Employees at Drs. Foster & Smith Pet Supplies share their passion for pets by writing about their own pets on the company blog. Get to know Rudder, a Newfoundland dog.

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Two Tales of Baby Birds

by Barb S. on September 2, 2011

Finding an injured bird or a baby bird separated from it’s nest… two stories plus what you should do.

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An unofficial test on Pur Luv dog treats reveals a “4 Paws Up” rating from every dog that tried them!

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A dog daycare helps these dog owners keep their dogs happy & tired! See the benefits these owners feel their dogs get from a dog daycare.

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The FURminator easily removes handfuls of loose pet hair and undercoat. No more fur flying around, now there’s an easy way to keep it under control!

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