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Hot Weather Strolls

By |2018-12-05T20:35:53+00:00June 30th, 2018|Pet Welfare|

What To Do, What Not To Do in Hot Weather Summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine and hot weather with your pet. Daily exercise is beneficial for your dog, but there are some safety issues to be aware of when taking that summer stroll [...]

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June is Adopt-a-Cat Month

By |2018-12-05T20:38:34+00:00June 15th, 2018|Pet Ownership|

With June being Adopt-a-Cat Month, now is the perfect time to open up your home to a new pet. An orphaned animal will be more than happy to become a part of your family. You could develop a loving friendship that lasts for a lifetime. Here are some of the key [...]

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The Health Consequences of Obesity in Your Dog

By |2018-12-05T20:41:44+00:00May 31st, 2018|Pet Health Problems|

Has your dog been slowing down lately? Can you no longer rub your pet's belly and feel the ribs and spine because of excess weight he or she has put on? Obesity is a diagnostic condition of being overweight. Being obese means there is an excess accumulation and storage of fat [...]

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Cat Companions: Does your Cat Need a Friend?

By |2018-12-05T20:45:21+00:00May 16th, 2018|Pet Welfare|

Cats are notorious loners. Yet despite their reputation, many cats thrive in and desire companionship from other animals. Companions can provide mental and physical stimulation for cats allowing them to interact socially, promoting exercise, and providing a playmate. Often companions curb destructive behavior, and if the companion is another cat, they [...]

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Your Pet’s Teeth Are a Big Deal

By |2018-12-05T20:47:32+00:00April 30th, 2018|Pet Dental Care|

Proper dental care for your pet is just as significant as quality dental care for humans. In fact, brushing your pet’s teeth on a regular basis may prevent numerous dental issues like early tooth decay, gum disease and other problems. In addition, by regularly brushing your pet’s teeth you will be [...]

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Fire Ants Are No Sunday Picnic For Pets

By |2018-12-05T20:51:55+00:00April 16th, 2018|Pet Health Problems|

When Fire Ants Attack - Your Pet’s Wellness is Important to Whitworth Animal Clinic Since their introduction from South America, fire ants have become a serious nuisance throughout the southeastern United States. Along with their ability to wreak havoc on crops, they also pose a threat to both [...]

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Pet Allergies: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

By |2018-12-05T21:06:04+00:00March 30th, 2018|Pet Wellness|

Does your pet suffer from allergies? When pets begin to itch and scratch, some owners are quick to blame fleas. However, these blood-sucking insects are not always the culprits. The irritation could also point to another type of allergic condition. Let’s examine the most common pet allergies. Environmental Allergies A lot [...]

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There’s an App for That: Animal Poison Control

By |2018-12-05T21:08:28+00:00March 16th, 2018|Pet Welfare|

If you’re a pet owner, be sure to download the app for Animal Poison Control. It may one day save your friend's life. Believe it or not, even tasty treats from your cabinet can put a pet’s life in serious danger. Here are some of the potential dangers that may lurk [...]

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How Can I Cut Down on Pet Shedding?

By |2018-12-05T21:14:03+00:00February 28th, 2018|Pet Ownership|

Shedding is an animal's natural process of losing old or dead hair. Certain breeds of dogs are more prone to shedding than others, but most pets lose hair. Some dogs, particularly dogs who are kept indoors most of the time, tend to shed the same amount throughout the year, while other [...]

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Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

By |2018-12-05T21:16:50+00:00February 14th, 2018|Pet Ownership|

Most people consider their pet to be a friend for life. However, pets offer more than just great companionship. They can also help boost your health. Dr. Charles Whitworth urges you to make pets a part of your life. Here are some of the top health benefits of pet ownership. Less [...]

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