Pet facts for pet lovers

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Today we share a few fun facts about cats and dogs. What is whisker stress? When I read this article on this subject I did not know there was such a thing. Cat’s whiskers are so finely tuned that they can even pick up air movement. Whiskers are rich in blood vessels and nerve endings, […]

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Why cats cannot be vegetarian

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Cats are carnivores which means meat is the main ingredient in their diet. Plant-based proteins don’t contain the amino acids that cats need.   Cats need much more protein in their diets than other animals and need certain amino acids like taurine which is only found in animal based proteins. Additionally, there are certain vitamins cats […]

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6 ways pets improve your health

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There are numerous reports about how pets affect your health in a positive way. Here is what some of the experts have to say about the connection between pets and your health: Overall well being “We found that pet owners, on average, were better off than non-owners, especially when they have a higher-quality relationship with […]

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7 reasons why dogs bark

Barking is the way dogs communicate with you and other animals. But what is the dog trying to say? Most dogs bark for one of these 7 reasons: A dog may bark if he: Hears a noise and is curious Is trying to warn that someone is near Becomes bored or lonely Sees another animal […]

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Is the powassan virus a threat to pets? 

By Jennifer Coates, DVM Powassan virus has garnered the attention of people living in the northeastern and Great Lakes regions of the United States, not because it is all that common but because it can cause a potentially devastating illness. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that only around 50 cases […]

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A summer snack you can share with your dog

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Summer beach days, backyard barbecues, and trips to the lake call for yummy snacks that refresh and energize. You’ll love preparing this simple summer snack recipe that you can eat alone or share with your dog. The best part? Each ingredient in this “trail mix” contains whole food nutrition with important health benefits for both […]

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