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  • Holiday Pet Travel Safety

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    If you’re planning to travel in the next few weeks, you’re not alone. According to a study by IPX1031, about 62 percent of Americans will be traveling this month. About 38 percent are going to a nearby state and 12 percent are traveling internationally. The other 50 percent are split between going across the country and staying in their home state.Many pet owners also travel with their furry and feathered friends each year, with approximately … Read More »

  • Common Holiday Hazards for Pets – What You Need to Know

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    The holiday season is a wonderful time filled with joy and cheer, but it’s important to remember that it can present some potential dangers for our beloved pets. While we decorate our homes and savor seasonal goodies, it’s crucial to remain vigilant about common holiday hazards that could harm our furry friends. Read on as a local vet offers up some tips on how to keep your pets safe during the holiday season. Toxic Holiday … Read More »

  • Teaching Your Pet To Use Talking Paw Buttons

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    Technology has certainly come a long way in recent years, and our furry friends have not been left behind. One of the most ground-breaking and interesting pet products that’s recently come out is also one of the simplest: the talking paw buttons. These are programmable pads that you can train Fido and Fluffy to step on when they want to communicate certain words. A local vet offers some tips on teaching your pet to use … Read More »

  • Do Budgies Need a Buddy? The Truth About Social Birds

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    If you’ve ever wondered whether your feathered friend needs a buddy, you’re not alone. Budgies, those charming little parakeets, are known for their vibrant colors and lively personalities. But are they better off flying solo or with a companion? Speaking of making a difference in the lives of animals, did you know that Morningside Animal Hospital is doing just that through Kiva loans? Our article ‘How Morningside Animal Hospital is Making a Difference, One Kiva … Read More »

  • Fall Dog Treats

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    Autumn is in the air! The leaves are changing, and the temperatures are cooling off. Many of you are likely enjoying some of your favorite seasonal foods, whether that means a pumpkin spice latte, fresh apple cider, or candy corn. Our canine pals can also enjoy a few autumn classics. A local vet offers some tips on giving Fido some fall treats in this article. As the year comes to a close, it’s a great … Read More »

  • Exploring Animal Welfare Week – Joining the Cause

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    Are you an animal lover looking for ways to make a positive impact on the lives of our furry and feathered friends? Well, you’re in luck because Animal Welfare Week is just around the corner! Read on as a vet talks about this important holiday for pets and how you can get involved. What is Animal Welfare Week? Animal Welfare Week is an annual event that shines a spotlight on the well-being of animals of … Read More »

  • Canine Enrichment

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    September is Responsible Dog Ownership Month. One thing that is very important to Fido’s health and well-being is providing enrichment. Your furry friend will likely spend between 8 and 14 hours a day sleeping. That still leaves him with at least ten hours a day to fill! A local vet offers some insight on this below. What Is Canine Enrichment? Enrichment, in this sense, means keeping Fido active and entertained, and making sure he isn’t … Read More »

  • 5 Fall Safety Tips for Pet Owners

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    With the vibrant colors of fall just around the corner, it’s time for pet owners to take a few extra steps to ensure their furry companions stay safe and happy during this season of change. Just like we humans adjust to the cooler weather and shorter days, our pets also need a bit of extra care during the fall. Read on as a vet offers up five essential fall safety tips to keep your pets … Read More »

  • Back To School Pet Safety

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    Believe it or not, summer is already starting to wind down, and school is starting up again. Our furry friends manage to get into mischief at any time of year, and the start of school is no exception. Here are a few safety tips: Keep School Supplies Out Of Paws’ Reach Fido and Fluffy are curious and playful, and may be quite interested in investigating your little ones’ school supplies. Your four-legged pal could get … Read More »

  • August 1st Is DOGust Day – The Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs

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    Every pet owner knows the joy and companionship that dogs bring into our lives. They are loyal, loving, and often considered members of our families. While we may not always know the exact birthday of our shelter dogs, DOGust Day provides an opportunity to celebrate and appreciate these four-legged friends and all they bring to our lives. Read on as a local vet talks about DoGust Day, how it’s celebrated, and why shelter dog adoptions … Read More »