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Tips for the First 30 Days After Adopting a Cat

Reviewed for accuracy on May 21, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM   When adopting a cat, the first 30 days are very important for setting up your new family member for success. These first weeks should be used to establish…
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Learning Pet CPR

As in humans, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency technique used when an animal has stopped breathing and has no heartbeat. It involves rescue breathing (mouth-to-snout resuscitation) and chest compressions. “While visiting family in New York, I was driving down…
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Cookie’s Cross-Country Adventure

How Newville Animal Hospital Helped Cookie Return Home and the Role Her Microchip Played   Cookie was along for the ride on her pet parents’ cross‐country road trip when she went missing hundreds of miles from home. Luckily, with the…
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How Pets Can Get Lost: Fact vs. Fiction

We do everything we can to keep our homes safe and secure for our pets. But even when we close doors, double check windows and lock the back fence, accidents can occur, and pets can go missing. That’s why it’s…
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How Much Does Pet Insurance Cost for Dogs and Cats?

By Kayleigh Roberts We call our pets our children, and, like any good parents, we worry about them pretty much constantly. We worry about what will happen if they get sick or get hurt—and about how we’ll pay to fix it…
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What Is Pet Insurance?

By Healthy Paws Team   Keeping our pets happy, healthy, and safe is a top priority. While it can be almost impossible to keep them from getting hurt or sick, you can have some financial security when faced with overwhelming veterinarian…
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Dog Vaccinations: A Schedule for Every Life Stage

Dog vaccinations are essential to helping your pet live a long, happy life. Vaccines protect pets from serious illnesses or even fatal diseases that dogs are commonly susceptible to. Here’s what pet parents should know about which vaccines dogs need…
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Essential Cat Vaccinations

Reviewed and updated for accuracy on May 24, 2019, by Dr. Katie Grzyb, DVM   When it comes to medicine, there is no “one-size-fits-all” approach. And preventive care recommendations for our cats are no exception. Cat vaccination recommendations are among…
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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO PET ADOPTION: SNEAK PREVIEW

https://www.homeoanimal.com/ Thinking about adopting a furry companion?  That’s great!  Pet rescues and shelters are filled with animals waiting to be adopted and re-homed. Giving a new forever after home to a rescued pet is a big decision.  You want to…
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7 Tips to Stop Cats Fighting

Is your household peace regularly shattered by kitty battles, scraps, and spats? Sometimes our furry darlings just don’t see nose to nose! And while it’s normal for your pets to have the occasional disagreement, it’s important to seek help if…
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Dehydration in Dogs

  By Wendy Bedwell-Wilson Severely dehydrated dogs require immediate emergency care. If your dog shows signs of shock, heat stroke, or severe dehydration, call your veterinarian immediately, who will likely request that the dog be brought in so that the…
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Everything You Need to Know About CBD and Hemp for Pets

Have you heard about CBD and hemp for pets? You’ve probably noticed many of your favorite brands making pet-friendly hemp-derived CBD oils, treats, topical creams and supplements. Some of these products make almost-too-good-to-be-true claims about their effectiveness for treating everything…
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How To Discipline A Cat – A Comprehensive Guide To Training Your Cat

    GUEST POST   I love my cat, he’s delightful, most of the time. But now and then he’s a little demon. I need to know is how to discipline a cat, and beyond that I’d like to understand…
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