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Pet Items to Bring on Vacation

Toys, a leash, important medication—these are no-brainers when you’re preparing to vacation with your dog or cat. Because such a vacation takes so much preparation—especially if you’re traveling with a pet for the first time—it’s virtually impossible to leave these essentials at home. Other items? They might not even cross your mind. But without them,… Continue reading Pet Items to Bring on Vacation

dog behavior · Dog Breeds · Dog Grooming · Dogs · Uncategorized

Prescription Dog Food – When is it a Good Idea?

Most dogs can eat any of a number of over the counter foods and thrive. Dog foods that follow AAFCO (Association of American Feed Control Officials) regulations and are labeled as being nutritionally complete and balanced will meet the needs of “typical” pets… as long as they are healthy. But when disease strikes, over the… Continue reading Prescription Dog Food – When is it a Good Idea?

advice · cats · Pet Care · Pet Health · Uncategorized

What Foods Should an Old Cat Eat?

Cats become extremely finicky eaters as their quality of life declines, so I consider it a great success if we can get them to eat anything at all. Before we reach that point, however, there’s a lot owners can do from a nutrition standpoint to maximize their cat’s health and longevity. A cat’s digestive physiology… Continue reading What Foods Should an Old Cat Eat?