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6 Reasons to Start Walking Your Dog Yesterday We all want to be great dog parents. We intend to train our dogs, practice learning new tricks every day,  take them out for a walk- no! two walks! a day… but when we get home tired from work, it’s much easier to let them out in the yard to do their business alone then let them back in for Netflix and pets. But dogs don’t create […]
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Seven reasons you shouldn’t leave cat alone on vacation  If you could ask your cat, what do you think they would say?  We think they would say different things than you think.  Do you think you have an independent cat? We think you have a cool cat. Being in veterinary medicine, and Home Health Care for over 2 decades, Lory Nelson Brunner, our Director of Home Health Care, sure has learned a lot about the […]
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House train your new puppy: potty training You have a new holiday or second-wave pandemic puppy! Now is the time to establish good habits and create a beautiful relationship with your little one. Just like babies and toddlers, they are learning everything from the ground up. It’s our responsibility to guide them and teach them how to behave well, and what is safe and what is off limits, all while providing them with the best […]
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Happy National Walk Your Dog Month! It’s the New Year, so we have to start with the most classic of New Year’s resolutions: get fit and healthy! Unfortunately, dogs are getting fatter. Did you know that in a 2017 clinical survey carried out by the Association of Pet Obesity Prevention, it was found that 56% of dogs in the United States are obese? That’s about 50.2 million dogs, and the numbers are increasing. Clinical obesity […]
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5 Easy New Year’s Resolutions for Dogs and Cats The New Year is here and it’s time to not only improve ourselves, but also the lives of our furry family members. We have five easy, simple ways you can improve your pets’ quality of life. Enjoy these simple New Year’s Resolutions for your pets! 1. Work out more! It’s the New Year, so we have to start with the most classic of New Year’s resolutions: […]
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Who’s ready for 2020 to be over?! 🙋🏽‍♀️We’re excited for 2021 and would love to celebrate the first weekend of it with a pack walk with YOU! 💚⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Let’s meet up at our usual spot across from Town Kitchen & Bar in South Miami on Sunday, January 3rd, at 9 AM!⁣⁣ Bring your sweet pups! ⁣⁣ Will we be wearing masks? ✅ yes!⁣⁣ Will it be socially-distanced? ✅ of course!⁣⁣ Will it be fun? […]
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Miami Pet Gift Guide If your pets are like ours, all their base needs, wants, and accessories are well taken care of! Not to mention the excessive amounts of love they receive. But it’s the holiday season and you can just tell they’re going to be sniffing around for their gifts while they watch everyone else in the family opening their presents. So here are some gift ideas (from physical gifts to gift certificates) for […]
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Reasons to Adopt Not Shop: Where to find a pet in Miami and Beyond.   You hear it all the time: adopt, don’t shop! So, you’re heeding the call but need help. First, some thoughts on adopting and shopping are conflicting at minimum so let’s clarify what the views are here so we are on the same page at least within this article. Some adoptable pets should be considered with this in mind:  Litter Adoption can […]
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The holidays are a particularly hazardous time for pets. While most pet parents know to keep their dogs and cats away from the usual suspects like raisins, grapes, and dark chocolate, some may not be aware of the dangers of coffee grounds and coffee beans.
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Is Dry Food Really Good for Cats? A friend said to me “I heard that feeding only dry food to a cat causes kidney issues’. So I decided to debunk that myth and do a little digging to see where in the world he heard that. I checked social- Facebook and Twitter- and the answer to where he got that  was there. BUT, not the facts to back that up.  Cats are carnivores.  Dry food […]
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So let’s all agree, cats are all very different. Some say the color determines the attitude. Some swear that female orange cats are always jerks, tortoise shells are all super sweet, and calico cats are… extra spicy. Myths about kitties and their behavior abound- that they need to be outdoors, that they’re less needy than dogs. Whatever you think you know, it’s all different and so are they. These are some facts that you may […]
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Caring for your senior dog In today’s world of advanced veterinary care, pets are living longer and healthier lives. With that longevity, inevitably there will be age related issues that are unavoidable. Caring for your pet once their advanced age shows symptoms, will require patience and understanding the issues you face. Senior pets require more frequent trips to the veterinarian- expect to see them twice a year. This is extremely helpful in detecting signs of […]
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You’re expecting a baby! Who’ll care for your pets during delivery? So you’re expecting a baby- what an exciting new chapter in your life! Visiting your OB/GYN for prenatal care is as exciting and vital as the road you have travelled to get there.  Your prenatal plan includes four trimesters, give or take 2 months, of pertinent information that can often be overwhelming. Whether it’s your first or fourth, having a plan makes it easy […]
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𝐕𝐨𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧 𝐂𝐚𝐭𝐬: why it happens and what to do⁣⁣ Our kitty parents asked for a primer on vomiting in cats, and we’re here to deliver! ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Cats and their hairballs. Oh boy, finding those in your favorite pair of shoes is the best! /s Fun fact, vomiting is pretty common in cats, be it from hairballs, or just like us- from overeating or eating something that doesn’t agree with them, so you may […]
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When to take your dog to the veterinarian for vomiting Vomiting. We all know that sound, especially when it happens in the middle of the night and your dog is sleeping on your bed. There are many, many reasons a dog can develop vomiting. It’s not always a reason to go to the vet, but it is always something to monitor because it can be a symptom of many health issues. Reasons a dog vomits: […]
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