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Getting to Know Your Russian Blue Cat

Today in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Russian Blue. Russian Blue’s are easily recognizable by their distinctive silvery grey coat.

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Nutritional Needs of Your Dog - Part 1

We are kicking off another series on our Petnet blog and will be taking a deeper look into proper dog and cat foods and specialty diets. Walking down the aisle at your local pet store can be intimidating given the wide array of foods available for your pets, but there are guidelines that should make it easier to pick the right food for their needs.

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Should You Get a Dog Walker?

Last week we wrote about the benefits of the daily walk for your dog {link}. Hopefully we convinced you to start a new routine with your dog and schedule a daily walk. For those of you with job or family responsibilities that make that commitment a challenge, we want to make you aware of a great alternative – Dog Walking Services.

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Benefits of the Daily Walk for Your Dog

We frequently write about the importance of exercise for your dogs. Not only does it help keep their weight in check (yours too!) but it helps keep their minds alert and attentive. A daily walk should be a requirement for every dog, no matter what size of dog, big or small, short or tall.

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Pet Dental Health Month

Every February, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) sponsors a month-long awareness campaign on the importance of your pet’s dental health.

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Understanding Your Dog’s Body Language

Dogs can’t talk but they can communicate with us if you read their body language. Most dogs are quite expressive with their movements and expressions. A few may be a bit more bashful or stoic, but if you pay attention, you will clearly be able to read them and understand what they are saying with their body language.

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Pet Cancer Awareness Month

The month of November has been designated Pet Cancer Awareness Month by Nationwide® and the Animal Cancer Foundation™ to increase awareness and to raise funds to help combat cancer, the leading killer in pets. They began this awareness campaign in 2005.

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National Senior Pet Month

Every month it seems we have at least one national observance that focuses on our pets. Last month it was Adopt a Shelter Dog month and this month is another special month – it’s National Senior Pet Month, a month we devote to adopting, caring for and loving our senior pets.

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What's All the Fuss About CBD Oil?

If you are at all plugged into the ‘pet community’, you have probably been hearing or reading about pet owners giving their pets CBD oil for a wide variety of ailments.

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National Pet Obesity Awareness Day

October 10, 2018 is designated Pet Obesity Awareness Day by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). The association was founded in 2005 by veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward and he and his team have spent these in...

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Six Tips for Exercising Your Senior Dog

We often write about healthy eating and the importance of exercise for your pet. As your pets age, getting them the right amount of exercise can be a challenge. Arthritis slows them down and illness may keep them hous...

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Tips for Better Vet Visits

Some pets are just fine visiting the vet; they view it as a social gathering, prancing around greeting all the vets, technicians and other animals like it’s a party. But many of our dogs and cats aren’t as happy at th...

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