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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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Pet Dental Health Month: What You Need to Know About Teeth Cleaning

The arrival of February brings with it Pet Dental Health month and a reminder to contact the veterinarian in Bend for a dental appointment. Pets need their teeth taken care of on a regular basis to keep them comfortable, eating well and maintaining their weight. Cats and dogs alike are prone to issues such as tooth…
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6 Cold Weather Tips for Your Pets in Bend

The shift to winter weather, mild as it may be in Bend, means it's time to add some precaution and extra protection to your pet's outdoor excursions. Freezing temperatures mean people put out de-icer on their sidewalks, short-haired breeds have less protection against the cold and smaller pets tend to hide in wheel wells and…
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5 Great Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Your Pets

When it comes time to hang the stockings from the chimney with care for Christmas Day, make sure to hang stockings for your pets and share the festivities with them. Fill it with their favorite treats or get that new collar for them that you've been looking at. Or focus on small items like catnip mice,…
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National Cookie Day: Make Your Own Dog Cookies!

National Cookie Day on December 4 is a day that gives you an official excuse to eat lots of cookies! But why keep it all to yourself? Share the day with your dog and get them a dog-safe cookie treat so the two or more of you can share a treat together. Just make sure to…
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