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2017 Pet Obesity Survey

For the past ten years the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP) has conducted an annual survey to examine Pet Obesity levels in the United States. Their findings have been a wake-up call for many pet owners and veterinarians regarding the issue of obesity in our pets, but unfortunately that hasn’t translated into a reduction in the number of overweight pets.

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Are You Brave Enough to Give Your Cat a Bath?

Everyone knows cats hate baths, right? Well, that’s mostly true, some cats, especially cats in the wild like cougars and jaguars actually like water and will soak in it if given the opportunity.

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National Heartworm Awareness Month

April is National Heartworm Awareness Month so we thought it appropriate to talk about this common and serious pet health issue.

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Pet Poison Prevention Month

March 16th-22nd was designated National Poison Prevention Week by Congress in 1961. Over the years it has expanded to the entire month of March, but it’s goal continues to focus on raising awareness of pet owners to t...

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Petnet Tips for Exercising Your Cat

People don’t often think about exercising their cats, but trust us, cats need exercise, just like dogs and humans do. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention almost 60% of the cats in our country are o...

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Can My Pet Be a Vegetarian?

The popularity of eating a vegan or vegetarian diet has continued to grow slowly over the last decade. Worldwide, the number of vegetarians is estimated to be 375 million. In the US, the overall percentage of adults t...

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Can My Pet Catch the Flu?

Flu season is upon us and experts are predicting that this year’s flu season is going to hit us hard. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that you protect yourself and your family with a flu shot. It is pa...

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Petnet Exercise Tips for Your Pets

Exercise is one of the most important activities for our health and longevity. It is equally important for our pets. Many owners think a walk around the block, or a game of fetch in the backyard is sufficient for thei...

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22 Ways Cats Make Humans Happier & Healthier

In honor of National Cat Day, we wanted to put everything on pause paws and take a moment to celebrate our furry feline friends. Since we do everything in our power to keep our kitties happy and healthy, we need to ac...

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Dietary Diseases in Cats Caused by Poor Diet

October is Pet Obesity Awareness Month.  By giving  proper nutrition and a healthy diet, many of these diseases can be prevented. There are a variety of diseases seen in cats that are strongly related to diet. These a...

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Pet Obesity Awareness Month

October is Pet Obesity Awareness Month and we at Petnet.io believe that this is an extremely important topic that does, indeed merit a month of awareness building.  In light of this, we will be publishing a series of ...

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4 Simple Ways to Exercise Your Cat

Cats may sleep an average of 15 hours per day, they still need to get up and play! Exercise is as important for your cat as it is for you. It helps cats to loose weight, maintain a proper weight, strengthen muscles, i...

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