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Remembering to give your cat or dog a heartworm pill is too important to forget. Prevention is easy…treatment is not. Learn about heartworm disease.


Prevention is easy…treatment is not. Learn about heartworm disease so you can keep your dog and cat safe from this devastating disease.


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.


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 […]


14 Best Pet Care Tips

by DFS-Pet-Blog on March 19, 2015

Being a pet parent is much more than just snuggling, face licks and playing fetch with your pet. There’s a lot to know about raising a healthy and happy pet, and there’s a lot of information to dig through, which can be overwhelming. But don’t worry, you’re not alone.

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The 4th of July can be a fun time for you and your pets! Family, friends, cookouts, playtime and fun in the sun. But please remember to BE SAFE with your pets during hot weather.


Fear of loud noises (like fireworks) is not fun for you or your pet. Dr. Holly Nash explains how she helped her dog through the stress of fireworks.


When packing the car for a fun day at the beach we always remember to pack drinks and refreshment for all the humans… do you remember to pack fresh water for your dog, too? Just as we don’t want to drink the water from a lake (or ocean) it isn’t a good idea for dogs to either. Lake water can contain algae that can be harmful to dogs when ingested, and the salt content of saltwater can cause salt poisoning if too much is ingested. It can take as little as a few swallows of contaminated lake water to make a dog sick if the wrong algae is present.


Lots of FUN suggestions for how to exercise dogs. Exercise is extremely important for your dog’s health and to help him behave properly.


Yes, there are life jackets for dogs! A life jacket can help teach a dog to love the water and continue to keep him safe.


Follow these dog safety tips so everyone (canine AND human) in your car stays safe.


Top 10 reasons to do agility with your dog.


Video by veterinarian Dr. Holly Nash about why a flea and tick prevention and control program is so important for your dog and cat.