Your Pets Health Needs Can Change with the SeasonYour Pets Health Needs Can Change with the Season


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Your Pets Health Needs Can Change with the Season

When I bought my first house, the number-one item on my list of new home "must-haves" was a large, fenced-in back yard, so the dogs I would soon adopt would have a place to run around! I adopted one younger dog and a senior dog, so I have learned about caring for pets of all ages. One thing I have noticed is that my dogs' health needs really change with the seasons. My older dog has a little arthritis, and it acts up more in the cold winter and I have to give him a supplement for it. Both dogs are a little less active in the winter when it is cold, so I have to feed them a little less or they gain weight. I decided to start a blog to share my pet health tips, and I hope you can learn a lot here!

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How To Make A Nervous Cat Comfortable While You’Re Away From Home

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What To Expect From A Feline Dental Cleaning

Cats need dental care just like people do. However, it's understandable if you're nervous about what to expect, especially since feline dental care is a little different from people's. If you're interested in what to expect from your cat's dental examination and cleaning, read on to learn more. Examination Your very first step at the veterinarian's office will be a full visual examination. Your vet will look for signs of tartar, decay, and gum disease. Read More