Year-Round Flea Treatment!

Fleas are Opportunistic Thankfully no flea (whether it’s in the egg, larvae, pupae, or adult part of its cycle) can survive in near-freezing temperatures for extended periods. However, fleas are crafty creatures and will seek warm-bodied hosts (e.g., dogs, cats, raccoons, opossums) or warmed shelters (e.g., sheds, garages, your home) in order to survive all year…

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Does Matting Matter?

Matting Matters! Yes! Matted hair on pets is a problem – just ask this Pekingnese above who was unable to see because of extensive mats on his face! Matting is common on non-shedding breeds of dogs. Matting ranges from harmless to dangerous. A few small mats are common, especially around a dog’s ears or collar,…

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Nail Trimming

Skipping This Grooming Task Can Cause Your Dog Pain Clipping your dog’s nails is more than a cosmetic chore. Veterinarians warn that unhealthy nails can cause pain and, in rare instances, trigger irreversible damage to the dog.   A dog’s nail consists of the living pink quick and the hard outer material called the shell. The quick supplies…

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At Home Dental Care

Did You Know . . . Many pet owners dismiss their pets’ bad breath as simply “normal” or something to be ignored. However, bad breath is a hallmark of periodontal disease, a bacterial infection of the gums and supporting structures of the teeth. If you notice that your pet’s mouth has an odor and/or you…

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