A Veterinary Technician’s Visit to Vetco

by DFS-Pet-Blog August 25, 2015

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 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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LiveAquaria.com Voted Best Online Store!

by Aquatics July 14, 2015

The Central Florida Aquarium Society and the local aquatic community have voted LiveAquaria.com as their #1 online store for 2015! Thank you CFLAS for this award. It means a lot to us to have a group of aquarists like this come together and say we are the best.

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5 Facts About Dog Food Allergies

by DFS-Pet-Blog July 2, 2015

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 Pet Fun Contest on Instagram

by DFS-Pet-Blog June 30, 2015

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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Is Your Dog a Tick Magnet?

by DFS-Pet-Blog June 29, 2015

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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5 Signs You’re an Awesome Pet Parent

by DFS-Pet-Blog April 29, 2015

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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Puppy Sleeping: First Night at Home

by DFS-Pet-Blog April 16, 2015

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

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5 Summer Essentials for Your Dog

by DFS-Pet-Blog April 14, 2015

Warmer weather is finally here! It’s time to dust off your walking shoes, and your dog’s outdoor accessories, and enjoy the outdoors. Whether you take your canine companion camping or just out to the dog park to socialize during the long, warm days of summer, don’t leave home without these warm-weather must-haves:

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Is Your Dog a Good Candidate for a Dog Park?

by DFS-Pet-Blog April 14, 2015

Whether you live in a metropolis high-rise or in a rural community, activity and play are important to your dog’s well-being. For dogs that live in the city or don’t have a backyard of their own, the local dog park can be a great option for a bit of exercise, as well as fun interaction […]

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2015-2016 MASNA Student Scholarships Available

by Aquatics April 13, 2015

We are proud to again partner with the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America (MASNA) for the 2015-2016 MASNA Student Scholarships. Now in its 7th year, the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America’s Student Scholarship program has provided $32,000 in funding for undergraduate and graduate college students to pursue their degrees in a marine science […]

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10 Mother’s Day Gifts for Pet Lovers

by DFS-Pet-Blog March 27, 2015

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you’re drawing a blank on what to get your pet-lover mom this year, we’ve done the work for you! Mother’s Day (and Father’s Day!) are traditional gift-giving holidays, so it’s the ideal time to hunt for that unique and thoughtful gift to show your appreciation.

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10 Dogs Who Love “Going Green” for Earth Day

by DFS-Pet-Blog March 23, 2015

“I’m practicing for my Earth Day 5K.”

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