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My Dog Scratches – A LOT!

by DFS-Pet-Blog on December 3, 2015

Dealing with allergies in dogs can be tricky. Veterinary guidance is very important in both diagnosis and treatment.

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Learn about Cerenia, a nausea-controlling drug that helps dogs with motion sickness.

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With a few healthy life style changes and possibly a pet med such as Rimadyl, the improvement in an arthritic dog’s quality of life can be amazing.

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Would it surprise you to learn that blood pressure can be checked in cats and dogs, too? Actually, a blood pressure reading can be an important part of monitoring your pet’s overall health.

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Dog anxiety is difficult for both the dog and the dog owner. Veterinarian offers options you might consider if your dog has anxiety issues.

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In honor of Adopt a Senior Pet Month, here is a special tribute to Izzy – a true example of the joys that adopting a senior pet can bring.

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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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4 Pet Tips for Labor Day

by DFS-Pet-Blog on August 24, 2015

Summer might be a soon-to-be memory for many of us as days get shorter, but as the last hurrah of summer nears and we celebrate Labor Day, we need to ensure our pets will be safe on this holiday and all others. Keep these tips in mind as you celebrate at home with friends and […]

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You’ve been feeding your dog the same food since you welcomed him home as a new puppy, and now he’s chewing his paws and he’s itching all over the place. You frantically made an appointment with your veterinarian. The diagnosis? A possible food allergy. Now what?

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Summer is here and we know fun in the sun (and water!) is waiting for you and your furry and feathered family members. To celebrate you and your pets, we’re launching our FIRST EVER #SummerPetFun Contest on Instagram! From July 1 through July 29, we want to see photos and videos of your pets having […]

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Summer has finally rolled around. For our family, this means fun in the sun, lazy days on the boat, swimming, and – of course – ticks! But this year, we’re using a new flea and tick collar on our dogs that has saved the day, and allowed us to spend more time outside with them […]

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It’s not always easy balancing a hectic work day, kids, families, and still finding time to give your pets the lovin’ they need. But as pet parents, you know how important the time is you spend with you pets. Whether it’s a morning kiss goodbye as you head to work or an all-out snugglefest at […]

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Establish a good bedtime routine for your puppy using these tips by Veterinarian Dr. Kathy Hillestad.

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