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Fear Free Veterinary Visits for your Dog

Does the concept of a fear-free veterinary visit sound too good to be true?’ Does the word “vet” cause your dog to cower and tremble? Well thankfully fear-free veterinary visits are a real thing! Well known veterinarian, Dr. Marty Becker, created a certification program called Fear Free Pets. The program teaches veterinary and pet professionals, …

Dog Paw Burns and Hot Pavement Dangers

You might look at your phone to see what the air temperature is before you head out on a walk with your dog, but the air temperature is not a good indicator of surface temperature. What seems like a nice comfortable stroll, might actually be agonizing for your dog.   Sidewalks, asphalt, sand and dirt all …

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May I Pet Your Dog? – Preventing Dog Bites

“May I pet your dog”  – This simple phrase is important not only to teach children but to remember yourself.  All too often people approach dogs, who look so innocent, and just reach out and pet them without asking.  As a pet parent, you might have had this happen as your heart stops as a …