Category: Health & Wellness

Pet Tech: Get Trained in Pet First Aid and CPR

by Jennifer McDonald Recently, I completed my re-certification at the Pet Tech PetSaver CPR & First Aid class at Milton Manor Pet Spa & Resort. Pet Tech is the first international training center dedicated to CPR, First Aid & Care for dogs and cats. Twyla and Cassi, our class instructors did an amazing job of […]

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No BonBons for Bowsers

Keep chocolate away from your dog. It’s almost here. That mid-winter holiday created by florists, jewelers and chocolatiers as an excuse for people to give roses, baubles and heart-shaped boxes of chocolates to their sweethearts. Those of us who love our dogs may also want to shower them with a special treat to mark the […]

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Benefits of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Dog

“Over the last year, I had issues with my black lab having allergies to I don’t know what! I tried prednisone, allergy pills and many other things to try to cure him. Then someone told me to start giving him organic apple cider vinegar, which has magically cured him. No more itchy, sensitive skin thanks to […]

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In 2017, Make a New Year’s Resolution for You and Your Pet!

For most of us, our pets are our family. We treat them with the same kind of loving care that we treat our children. For many, our pets are our children. Unfortunately, while the number of smokers is on the decline, one out of five pet owners smoke. And, while most of us are very […]

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Prevention and Treatment for Separation Anxiety in Dogs

A destructive dog is something many dog owners have experienced at one point or another. Dogs who bark or howl excessively, chew things that don’t belong to them or have frequent accidents inside the house can frustrate any pet parent. Though it may seem like your dog is purposely misbehaving, these symptoms are actually often […]

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Hydrotherapy for Dogs: Healing in Water

Hydrotherapy for humans has been around for centuries, and now it’s becoming a popular healing tool for dogs too! More vets are recommending hydrotherapy for dogs as an effective way to help treat joint disease, rehabilitate dogs after surgery, and help obese dogs lose weight. And many dog owners are using hydrotherapy as an alternative […]

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Common Myths Regarding Our Nemesis, The Flea!

Fleas suck! Literally and figuratively…they suck. How could something so tiny have the heavy responsibility of being such an enormous pain in the…skin? We know fleas have been around for centuries, and the little buggers don’t show any signs of vanishing any time soon, so the best thing that we can do as animal lovers […]

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How to Remove a Tick from Your Dog

Chances are, at some point, your beloved pooch is going to get a tick. Even if your dogs not a lover of the Great Outdoors and spends most of their time sunning on the patio, tick checks should be part of your daily routine (for you and your pooch!). While natural repellents and high-quality, monthly topical tick […]

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Where To Get Help For Your Pet’s Vet Bills

Owning a pet means you have not only promised to feed, shelter, and hug him for the rest of his life (so easy to do!), but it also means you’re responsible for their medical care, which can become much more than check-ups or staying current on vaccinations when an unforeseen accident or illness occur. Such circumstances, […]

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Taking Care of an Older Dog: Nika Loves Willie

Pam Sissons is a writer, blogger, owner of FiftyIsTheNewForty.com and Founder/Partner in eVision Digital Marketing, LLC. The joys of getting a puppy don’t really prepare you for how much responsibility comes with taking care of an older dog.  As we have adjusted to dealing with it in our household, we received some unexpected assistance! Willie […]

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