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Just like us, our dogs can get sick. Keep on top of your dog’s health and wellness with tips and advice written and reviewed by our Vets.

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Acupuncture for Pets

Acupuncture is useful for certain conditions in animals, particularly conditions that require additional pain control. Here's what you need to know.
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Separation Anxiety: When Your Dog Can’t Be Alone

While the solution is not always simple, there are some basic things you can do to help your dog cope with alone-time.
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Chocolate Toxicity: What To Do If The Dog Finds Your Stash

Unfortunately, chocolate can be very dangerous for dogs. How much is too much and what should you do if your dog eats chocolate?
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5 Warning Signs of Bloat That Could Save Your Dog’s Life

Bloat in dogs is a common and often fatal emergency. There are ways to reduce the risk and recognizing the symptoms early could save your dogs life.
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Simplifying Fleas, Ticks and Worms

So you’ve just adopted your puppy. These are a few basic things you need to do to make sure your puppy and your family stay healthy.
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Desexing Your Dog

Desexing your dog will prevent the arrival of an unwanted litter of puppies and have a positive impact on their long term health and wellbeing.
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Heartworm In Dogs and What You Should Know

Heartworms are foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs, and major blood vessels of pets. It sounds like something from a horror movie, but worse… it’s a reality. Whilst US dog owners rightly worry about heartworm, this parasite can also infect cats and ferrets, along with wild mammals such as coyotes, wolves, and foxes.
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Top Common Houseplants to Beware With Cats and Dogs

There’s nothing more refreshing for our homes than having beautiful, living plants. Some of these plants when ingested by your pup or kitty can make them feel less than energized and invigorated. Some can even be deadly. Here’s a list of the top most common plants that are poisonous to pets or can upset your furry friend’s day.
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Foreign Bodies: I Think My Pet Ate Something It Shouldn’t!

Many of us have heard stories about pets who have ingested things outside of their regular diets. Maybe you’ve heard of a dog who ate someone’s socks and underwear, or maybe you have first-hand experience dealing with your cat who ate a piece from a plastic plant. In any case, foreign body ingestion in pets can be very concerning. It is important to recognize the signs and know what to do if your pet eats something that they shouldn’t!  
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5 Unusual Sports for Smart Dogs

If you have a dog that really needs to be kept busy and mentally stimulated and you're looking for ideas, we have some unusual sports for you to try.

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