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dog and cat sleeping

Choosing whether to adopt or purchase a cat or dog

By Jessica on September 11, 2014

There are many things to consider when thinking about adding a four legged friend to the family. The two main questions that arise focus...

vet with cub

How to Choose a Vet

By Jessica on September 09, 2014

Most of us treat our pets as we would family, meaning that when it is time to find a vet, you want to choose the best possible option....

Lost dog

What to do you when you find a lost animal

By Jessica on September 05, 2014

Did you know that an estimated 5 million pets go missing in the United States every year? Hopefully all pet owners reading this have...

Pet Memorial Stones

Dealing with a pet’s death

By Jessica on January 23, 2014

Grieving the loss of a pet can be profoundly painful. Sometimes we try to minimize the grief because of social attitudes that perceive the loss of...

Cat in the litter box

Why did my cat stop using the litter box?

By Jessica on January 23, 2014

Changes in litter box behavior can be either medical, behavioral or both.  It can point to conditions such as kidney failure, colitis,...

Cat Claws

The declawing debate

By Jessica on January 20, 2014

Cat declawing, while still considered a routine procedure in the U.S., was once much more common. It’s actually illegal in the UK and Australia...

Cat on a scratching post

Get the claws off the couch

By Jessica on January 16, 2014

The back of your favorite chair, the arm of your expensive couch; kitties with a serious hankering for claw sharpening seem to have a sixth sense...

Cat Meeting a Dog

Introducing a new dog into the family

By Jessica on January 15, 2014

Families that have pets often find themselves looking to adopt or purchase another animal to help grow the love and joy in their home. While...

Kitten and Puppy

5 Questions to Ask Yourself before Getting a Pet

By Jessica on January 13, 2014

Considering a new companion is a wonderful adventure. Finding and falling in love with a pet can be easy to do but ultimately it is a decision...

Calico cat sitting in a stone courtyard next to a step.

Is blood in the urine a fatal sign for cats?

September 23, 2013

Q: My cat, Carla, is 18 years old and she has had a thyroid problem along with kidney problems. She has been on K/D food and taking...

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