From the category archives:

Pet Potpourri

A seed-only diet lacks essential vitamins and minerals key for long-term avian health. The secret? Variety. But what’s the real recipe for a well-balanced bird diet? This can vary depending on species, but the ideal diet consists of the following: 70 percent pellets 20 percent fresh vegetables 10 percent seed and fruits If it were […]

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Sometimes people post questions about their animals here on our blog and feel frustrated when, instead of giving them detailed medical recommendations for their animal, we recommend they talk to their own veterinarian. Several people have asked us why we do this, so we thought we’d explain in case you were wondering.

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Thank you to everyone who participated! The winners and where they chose to donate the $100 gift certificates to are: Cayman and Bailey’s donation will be sent to the Humane Society of Greater Savannah Gilbert’s donation will be sent to A Helping Wing Parrot Rescue Boomer and Ellie’s donation will be sent to the Humane […]

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There will be 5 WINNERS of the Feeding for the Cure Photo Contest. Each will be able to pick a non-profit pet organization to receive a $100 gift certificate for Drs. Foster and Smith! TO VOTE FOR SEMI-FINALISTS: All images can be found here. Each like will count as a vote for that image. You […]

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Enter to win the Feeding for the Cure Photo Contest and you can help the non-profit pet organization that means the most to you!

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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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Recently, Bayer released Quellin™, the first ever SOFT chew form of Carprofen. Quellin is the bio-equivalent of products such as Rimadyl® and Novox®. Talk to your veterinarian about Quellin if you think it may be right for your dog.

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Here at Drs. Foster and Smith we like to keep our customers up to date on current events and news that pertain to pets and being pet owners. Back in February the House of Representatives introduced H.R. 4023 – Fairness to Pet Owner’s Act. Recently, dvm360.com posted about the Senate preparing a companion bill to […]

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Learn about pond tours from the point of view of a photographer.

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Our Summer Sale is on! What does that mean to you? Great savings on your favorite products here at Drs. Foster and Smith! Come on over and check out these 5 great deals for the dog on the go:

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A person does not think of pet supplies when they think of great American success stories, but perhaps they should. Drs. Foster and Smith pet supplies is one of those stories. Begun over thirty years ago in the northwoods of Wisconsin as a way to help veterinary clients obtain pet products, veterinarians Dr. Race Foster […]

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Recently we were contacted by Bloomberg TV asking if we would like to do a segment with their nightly show, “Taking Stock with Pimm Fox“. They were interested in doing a piece about our LiveAquaria.com website and some of the high-priced fish that we have sold. So LiveAquaria.com Director Kevin Kohen headed out to New […]

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Dog Toy Test Team

by Claire H. on June 12, 2014

This past Tuesday we had a team of specialists come in to do what they do best… play! Check out some of their favorites.

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