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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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DIY Thanksgiving Meals for Your Pets

Thanksgiving is a time for eating good with the family. If you're like most people, you probably include your pets in the definition of family. But before you go sharing the table foods with your pets, you need to know which ones are safe and which ones you shouldn't feed to your pet at all. It's…
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10 Questions to Ask Your Vet in an Annual Exam

Your pet's annual exam with our veterinarian at Blue Sky Vet Clinic is your opportunity to ask questions about caring for your pet. This is the best time to get answers to observations you've made and can't find a relevant answer by asking friends, family and Dr. Google. The veterinarian can give you direct answers…
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Pet Cancer Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month and is designed to help make pet owners aware of the fact that their pets are at risk of developing cancer. It's also a time to donate to pet cancer research in order to advance the science of treating cancer and helping pets live their best lives. Following is…
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5 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Halloween is all about having spooky fun and collecting loads of candy. It's also a great excuse for dressing up your pet and taking them with the family for tricks and treats. But sometimes there are more tricks than treats for pets what with people looking to start trouble and celebratory items that can be…
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Important Facts About Obesity in Pets

Food is love and we use food to show our pets how much we love them. The reason being is that it feels good to feed pets and know that you're doing the very best for them. Unfortunately, it's easy to go overboard with the feeding of treats and oversized portions that are eagerly gobbled…
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10 Most Googled Questions About Cats

Cat pictures and videos dominate the internet as we laugh at their quirky antics, but they don't do a whole lot to demystify the feline mind and body. One could argue that the pictures and videos make cats even more inscrutable, if that's even possible. Chances are good you've turned to Google a time or two…
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10 Most Googled Dog Questions

Google has made it easier than ever to find answers to questions you may never have thought of before. Chances are good that you as a dog owner have run across behaviors that you find odd and mystifying. In turn, you pull up Google and ask the question of "why does my dog do XYZ?" A…
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Tips on Hearing and Sight Loss in Pets

Hearing and vision loss in pets can happen at any stage of their life, but these conditions are more likely to affect them when they're older. Some conditions can be treated while others are chronic in nature and can't be reversed. However, vision and hearing loss in pets is not the end of their world…
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A Guide to Pet Health Insurance

The arrival of September marks the return of National Pet Insurance Month. It's an annual event designed to raise awareness among pet owners about the value of carrying a health insurance policy for their pets. It's estimated that only one in three pets is covered by a pet health insurance policy even though pet insurance…
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