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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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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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Summertime Dangers for Pets

Warm weather means more activity for people, pets, weather and undomesticated critters. It also brings a host of dangers for pets. Being aware of pet distress and signs of injury to the body, as well as being more careful with letting a pet outside or off-leash is key to getting your pet through the summer…
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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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