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Blue Sky Vet Welcomes Dr. Emily Bemrose

Blue Sky would like to welcome Dr. Emily Bemrose to our team of doctors. Dr. Bemrose has worked in Bend over the past 9 years at the Banfield Pet Hospital and has recently decided to pursue a path in Small Animal Internal Medicine by accepting an internship in Toronto. Dr. Bemrose will join the Blue…
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How to give your pet a safe bath

While most pets do not enjoy a bath or cleaning, it is necessary for the ongoing health of your pet. It can minimize shedding, reduce allergies, keep your pet healthier, and decreases the chance of infection in your home and your pet. Keeping bath time positive is key, and learning a safe way to make…
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Benefits of Owning a Pet

Other than the most obvious reasons, like they’re cute, fluffy, loving, etc., there are many benefits to owning a pet. If you’re a pet owner, you should relish the benefits they bring to you, in addition to the unconditional love. If you’re not a pet owner, consider what you’re missing out on. Allergies Studies suggest…
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Keeping your Pet Active in the Winter

If you’ve made a New Year’s Resolution to stay fit, it would hardly be fair to leave your pet out of it. So here are some ideas to keep both you and your pet active, fit and happy. Indoors Try playing fetch indoors. This can be hard and can require a little prep work. Consider…
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Pet Holiday Safety Tips- December Edition

While we’ve already covered some tips and tricks for keeping your pets safe during the holidays and family gatherings, the holidays in December, can present an entirely new set of problems for pets. Here are some suggestions and tips for keeping your pets safe. Holiday decorations If you’re going to put up a Christmas tree…
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How to introduce new pets to existing pets

If you’re planning on getting a new pet this holiday season, it may be important to consider how the introduction between existing pets and new pets may go. There is a right and wrong way to make introductions, and it’s important to consider how territorial your existing pet may be. Consider what kind of new…
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New Pet Tips

If you’re planning to get a pet around the holiday season, there are some things you should consider first. Whether the pet you plan to get is a puppy, kitty or more mature animal, there are things you need to plan for when you have a pet. Being a pet owner is a change of…
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Thanksgiving dishes you shouldn’t feed your pet

Thanksgiving dishes you shouldn’t feed your pet It’s the holiday season, and while we’re greeting family and friends at the door, it may be the purr-fect time for your furry one to grab a treat. Here are some foods you should make sure your furry friends avoid during Thanksgiving. Raw or uncooked meat – Salmonella…
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How to Plan a Pet-Safe Holiday Gathering

How to Plan a Pet-Safe Holiday Gathering The holiday season is almost upon us. November is here, and Turkey Day is quickly approaching. We have some pet-friendly tips for how to plan a family gathering. Just like for Halloween, there are specific things you can do for your pets to ensure that they have a…
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Senior cat grooming tips

Senior cat grooming tips Have an older cat that’s struggling to keep up with its self-grooming? Did you know that a third of a cat’s metabolism goes toward its self grooming routine? As they age a cat becomes less able to keep up with a normal routine. Falling behind can affect many aspects of their…
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