Yearly Archives: 2021

Pet Cancer Awareness Month: Types of Cancer and Symptoms

Pet Cancer Awareness Month helps pet owners become more aware of the potential for cancer in their cats and dogs. Cancer in pets was once thought of as rare and a non-issue as there were few reported cases. Now cancer has become more pervasive and common. The disease has many causes that include pollution in…
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Signs of Anxiety in Your Dog and What to Do About It

Dog Anxiety Awareness Week helps raise a dog owner's awareness of anxiety in their pet. Nearly all dogs experience anxiety at one time or another, but some dogs have a hard time with the emotion and are prone to developing an anxiety disorder. Dogs who have anxiety issues or disorders can be tough to live…
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5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Pet in Bend

Earth Day reminds everyone to appreciate the world around them and do something kind for the environment. Recycling, picking up trash, planting native species in your yard, and taking public transit or riding a bike instead of driving a car are all ways in which you can help the earth. This year, bring your pet…
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Does Feeding Your Cat Meat Reduce Its Hunting Instincts?

A new study about cats from the University of Exeter in the UK has shown there may be some truth behind the myth that a fed cat won't go out and hunt. The study has shown that cats hunt far less frequently when fed a diet of high-quality meats. Cats are obligate carnivores in that they…
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7 Dog Behaviors and What They Mean

Dogs are expressive animals that don't hesitate to let you know how they're feeling at any given moment. Their body language is easy to read which makes it easy for dog owners to understand what's being communicated. Sometimes it happens that dogs engage in behaviors that seemingly goes against their grain and leaves you confused or angry.…
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What’s in My Dog’s Poop? When to See a Vet in Bend

Cleaning up after your dog's bowel movements is one of the responsibilities that come with dog ownership. Chances are good that you don't think too much about what's in your dog's waste apart from disposing of it as quickly as you can. The truth is that you can learn a lot about your dog's health…
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Poison Prevention Awareness Month: 4 Tips for Keeping Your Pets Safe

Poison Prevention Awareness Month is designed to increase awareness of items in your household and premises that can result in an accidental pet poisoning.  Chances are good that you're cognizant of the fact that your home contains poisonous items, but there are other things that can also poison your pet that you might not be…
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