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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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What You Need to Know About ACL Surgery for Your Dog

Dog cruciate surgery, also known as ACL surgery, is the most commonly performed orthopedic surgery for dogs every year. The ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament found in a dog's hind leg, is an important ligament that connects the rear of the femur to the front of the tibia and keeps the joint stable. When the ACL is…
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What You Need to Know About Vaccines for Your New Puppy or Kitten

Getting a new puppy or kitten is a joyous experience as you get to know your new family member and enjoy watching them grow into adults. One of the most important things you can do for your new companion is to get them vaccinated to keep them healthy and prevent common diseases from taking hold.…
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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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