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Does My Pet Have Season Allergies?

The changing leaves are a universal signal that autumn has arrived.  In the animal hospital, another sure sign of the season is the increase in allergy calls.  Like people, dogs and cats can develop allergies to many things, including food, dust, mould, and pollen.

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Autumn Catnip DIY Stuffies

Give your cat’s toy stash an autumnal feel with these DIY catnip stuffies!

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Four Ways to Reduce Stress in Pet Cats

Dr. Sperry, DVM, provides best practices on combatting stress in your feline friend.

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Canine Leptospirosis: Is Your Dog at Risk?

Dr. Sperry, DVM, provides the facts on a common illness “Lepto” for dogs.

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Welcoming A New Pet – Mindful Adoption

Dr. Sperry, DVM, provides best practices on how to find the right pet for your family.

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The Complete Guide to Prudent Travel With Pets

With more people opting to travel within their own countries, many more pets are being included in the family travel plans.

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Beat the Heat with Pup-Sciles - A Frozen Dog Treat Recipe

Try out this simple recipe to spoil your dog with a refreshing, frozen treat.

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Litter Box Tips: What Your Vet Wants You to Know

House-soiling is one of the top reasons that people surrender or re-home their cats.

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How Much Is That Doggy/Kitty?

We’ve taken the guess work out of adding up how much it really costs, on average, to care for your four-legged family member(s) in our annual Cost of Care report.

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Pet Food Advice: Concerns About Grain-Free Diets and Other Pet Food Trends

Did you know that grain-free, boutique, home-cooked, raw and exotic pet foods may be making your pet(s) sick?

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