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Petnet Health Series: Arthritis

The next post in our Petnet Health Series is going to look at arthritis and how it affects your pets. Canine or feline arthritis (or osteoarthritis), just like with humans, is a degenerative joint disease caused by the breakdown of the protective cartilage that covers the joints. 

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Do Cats Really Have Nine Lives?

The average lifespan of a cat is 12-15 years. Over the years, advances in medical science and nutrition has helped to lengthen their lifespan. But what about the common myth that cats have nine lives? What’s the origins and truth behind that myth?

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Healthy or Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Citrus

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy or Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is Citrus. Citrus makes up a big part of human’s daily diet, especially breakfast, but is it good for your pet?

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Getting to Know Your Greyhound

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Dog Breed we are featuring the Greyhound. Greyhounds are well known as racing dogs and are the fastest dogs in the world.

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Petnet Health Series

Your pet’s health is one of your most important concerns and jobs as a pet owner. Keeping them fit and healthy is a big responsibility and requires proper food and nutrition, proper exercise, training and mental stimulation and proper medical care, both preventative and restorative.

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Petnet Health Series: Caring for Your Pets Paw

Your pet’s paws take a beating, just like your feet do. Humans protect their feet with shoes, but your pets go around barefoot all the time. That can take a toll on their paws and a wise pet owner recognizes this and gives their pet’s paws some extra attention to keep them strong and healthy.

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Keep Your Pets Free of Ticks and Fleas this Summer

Summertime brings lots of fun activities for your family and for your furry friends too. But in many parts of the country, summer also means flea and tick season and with those nasty critters it can bring lots of discomfort for your pet.

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National Mutt Day

On July 31st,  we salute one of the absolute best pet holidays – National Mutt Day.  This pet holiday was created in 2005 by animal welfare advocate Colleen Paige. The purpose is to honor and embrace mixed breed dogs, which are the dogs that account for the largest percentage of dogs found in shelters.

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Getting to Know Your Tonkinese Cat

This week in our series on Getting to Know Your Cat Breed we are featuring the Tonkinese cat. These beautiful cats have the odd nickname of “Tonk” maybe due to their muscular bodies.

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Nutritional Needs of Your Pets - Part 4 Kidney Problems

We recently started a new series intended to take a deeper look at special diets for your pets. Today we’re going to turn our attention to special diets for kidney issues.

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Healthy or Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet: Watermelon

The next ingredient we’re covering in our ongoing series on Healthy or Not So Healthy Ingredients for Your Pet is watermelon. Watermelon is a summer staple and every time I see a picture of a dog chewing away at the center of a watermelon, I wonder if it’s good for them or not. 

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Getting to Know Your Lhasa Apso

The next breed we are going to learn about in our Getting to Know Your Dog Breed is the Lhasa Apso. This little bundle ranks 71st in the AKC Breed Popularity list and is a member of the Non-Sporting Group.